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Streatham Park (London, England)


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1812 May 30

 Item — [76]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents:

Asks Dr. Thackeray to ensure that a "transparency for the Bow window at old Bachygraig" reaches its destination safely. Piozzi's daughters are angry at her for cutting down some timber at Streatham Park for use in repairs. People mentioned: Salusbury, Leak (the steward), William Charles Shepherd, Mead (the surveyor), Mrs. Mostyn, Mrs. Thackeray, and Miss Barnstone.

Dates: 1812 May 30

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1812 November 24

 Item — [77]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents:

Piozzi discusses the expense of repairs to Streatham Park. She sent her steward to deliver her "Humiliations" to her daughters. Frost and wet have made a bad harvest. People mentioned: Bennet, Piozzi's daughters, Leak, and Salusbury.

Dates: 1812 November 24

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1815 December 13

 Item — [80]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Piozzi hopes to visit Thackeray in July "unencumber'd by Debts & no longer haunted by Vexations which have tormented me for two long years." She has finished renovating Streatham Park. She is now in Bath, "Two Rooms & Two Maids her whole Establishment." She discusses visiting actors and dancers and mentions a ten year old who plays the piano "like a professor." Piozzi also copies out a short poem. People mentioned: Miss Letitia Barnston, Mrs. Salusbury, Dr. Holland, Dr. Harington,...
Dates: 1815 December 13

Hester Lynch Piozzi Letters to Dr. William Makepeace Thackeray

Call Number: MSS 29

The collection comprises 98 autograph letters from Hester Lynch Piozzi to her friend and physician, Dr. William Makepeace Thackeray, dated between April 16, 1795, and September 10, 1816, compiled and bound together in a single album.

Dates: 1795-1816

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