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Hester Lynch Piozzi manuscripts, 1765-1820.

Author: Hester Lynch PiozziSophia Thrale HoareHester Maria Elphinstone Keith, ViscountessCecilia Thrale MostynSusanna Arabella ThraleAll authors
Edition/Format:   Book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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This collection consists primarily of Mrs. Piozzi's literary manuscripts and diaries. Of particular significance are two diaries: the Children's Book covering 1766-1778, and a diary of a 1774 trip to Wales with Samuel Johnson; and a quasi-diary covering 1809-1820 titled A New Common Place Book. The collection also includes two volumes of Piozzi's manuscript poetry in English, French, and Italian, much of it  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Commonplace books
Diaries
Poems
Portraits
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Samuel Johnson; Samuel Johnson; Hester Lynch Piozzi; Henry Thrale
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Hester Lynch Piozzi; Sophia Thrale Hoare; Hester Maria Elphinstone Keith, Viscountess; Cecilia Thrale Mostyn; Susanna Arabella Thrale; Donald and Mary Hyde Collection of Dr. Samuel Johnson (Houghton Library)
OCLC Number: 612842645
Language Note: In English, French, and Italian.
Description: 1 box and 9 volumes (1.6 linear ft.)
Other Titles: Lyford redivivus.
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This collection consists primarily of Mrs. Piozzi's literary manuscripts and diaries. Of particular significance are two diaries: the Children's Book covering 1766-1778, and a diary of a 1774 trip to Wales with Samuel Johnson; and a quasi-diary covering 1809-1820 titled A New Common Place Book. The collection also includes two volumes of Piozzi's manuscript poetry in English, French, and Italian, much of it addressed to her daughters; two drafts of her unpublished book Lyford Redivivus; and a large portion of the manuscript of Retrospection. Other items include a document concerning the Henry Thrale estate; and an etching of Samuel Johnson annotated by Piozzi.

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