Four-line fragment from an autograph letter by William Godwin

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

Original catalogue by Bruce Barker-Benfield. EAD version by Harriet Costelloe.
2016


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Shelfmark: MS. Shelley adds. c. 13, fol. 12
Title: Four-line fragment from an autograph letter by William Godwin
Dates of Creation: n.d.
Extent: 1 leaf
Language(s) of Material: English



Biographical/Historical

William Godwin (1756 –1836) was an English journalist, political philosopher and novelist.


Scope and Content

Four-line fragment from an autograph letter by William Godwin mounted on a backing-sheet from a 19th-century autograph collection.

Image

fol. 12r


Related Material

See also the Abinger catalogue of the correspondence and papers of the Godwin and Shelley families (MS. Abinger b. 1-6; c. 1-31, 31*, 32-92; d. 1-38; e. 1-69); the Shelley collection of manuscripts and relics (MSS. Shelley c. 1, d. 1-3, e. 1-6; Shelley relics (a)-(g)); and the additional Shelley papers (MSS. Shelley adds. a. 1 (R), b. 1-2, c. 2-16, d. 1-19, e. 1-27, f. 1-5; MSS. Shelley Deeds c. 1-23; Shelley Relics (h)-(j), 1-35).


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Richard M. Ford Ltd. of London, 2010


Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library MS. Shelley adds. c. 13, fol. 12


Access Point(s)

Godwin | William | 1756–1836 | writer

English literature -- 19th century


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