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More, Hannah, 1745-1833

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1745-02-02 - 1833-09-07

Hannah More (1745-1833), English religious writer and philanthropist.

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

David Garrick collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 282
Overview: Contains letters from Garrick to: James Stonhouse (regarding his first meeting with Hannah More), Edward Thompson, and Benjamin Victor; manuscripts of poems and epitaphs by Garrick; and a few manuscripts of poems by other people.
Dates: 1733-1778

Letter : Barely Wood, Bristol, England, to Lady Chambers, 1818 April 27

 Part of Collection — Box: 268, Folder: 32
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript letter, signed, discussing the benefits of educating people who are living in poverty and the challenges facing women seeking employment. More also says that all girls in her schools are required to learn how to knit. Accompanied by a typescript transcription.
Dates: 1818 April 27

Letter : Barely Wood, Bristol, England, to Messrs. Cadell and Davies, 1809 April 1

 Part of Collection — Box: 268, Folder: 29
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript letter, signed, asking Messrs. Cadell and Davies to send copies of her new book, Coelebs in Search of a Wife, to various locations.
Dates: 1809 April 1

Letter : Barely Wood, Bristol, England, to "My dear Sir", 1811 January 3

 Part of Collection — Box: 268, Folder: 27
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript letter, signed, offering condolences to an unidentified recipient. More also discusses grief and how to heal from the pain of losing a loved one.
Dates: 1811 January 3

Letter : Barely Wood, Bristol, England, to Richard Ball, Bridgewater, England, 1812 January 26

 Part of Collection — Box: 268, Folder: 33
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript letter, signed, discussing religion and her new book Christian Morals. Includes a manuscript note, in an unidentified hand, at the bottom of verso: “For the Rev. John P. Wilson, Moxley”.
Dates: 1812 January 26

Letter : Bath, England, to Hester Lynch Piozzi, Denbigh, North Wales, undated

 Part of Collection — Box: 268, Folder: 28
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript letter, signed, discussing the types of books that should be made available to the poor in country bookstores. More offers to send Piozzi various proposals on the subject.
Dates: undated

Letter : Clifton, England, to Mr. Fuller, 1827 October 15

 Part of Collection — Box: 268, Folder: 31
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript letter thanking Fuller for his kind note and for enclosing 50 pounds.
Dates: 1827 October 15

Letter : to Messrs. Cadell and Davies, [1823] Jul 19

 Part of Collection — Box: 21, Folder: GROUP 360, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS, third person, with engraved portrait attached.
Dates: [1823] Jul 19

Letter : to Mrs. Lovell, undated

 Part of Collection — Box: 268, Folder: 30
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript letter, signed, discussing personal matters and her health. Accompanied by a newspaper clipping inquiring about the location of manuscript letters written by More and her sister, Sarah More.
Dates: undated

Herman W. Liebert manuscript collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 237
Overview: The Liebert Autograph Collection contains chiefly British (as well as other European and American) historical and literary manuscripts and autographs, including items by James Boswell, Jr., Sir Joseph Banks, Marie Corelli, Eugene V. Debs, Camille Pissarro, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Thomas Henry Huxley, Samuel Johnson, Ouida, and Alfred Tennyson. The Liebert Correspondence consists of letters written to Liebert by Ian Fleming, Beverly Nichols, John Cowper Powys, and Thornton Wilder.
Dates: 1604-1987

[Collection of 233 letters and envelopes]

 Collection
Call Number: OSBORN FC76 1/3
Overview: Manuscripts, in multiple hands, of a collection of 233 letters by various notables on numerous subjects, many of them concerning personal affairs. The first volume, for example, contains notes on "Eastward Hoe" and "Old Plays" by S. Pegge and letters by George North on the value of old coins; the second volume contains letters by Voltaire, Horace Walpole, Edmund Burke, Charles Lamb, Robert Peel, and Hannah More, as well as a poem titled "On Faulkners Edition of...
Dates: [18th and 19th century]

James Montgomery collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 878
Overview: The collection contains letters from James Montgomery to various friends, colleagues, and associates, including authors, publishers, and clergymen; recipients include John Aikin, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Robert Hartley Davenport, George Williams Fulcher, Thomas Raffles, and Robert Southey. Much of the content relates to Montgomery's writings and publications, in particular his poetry and work for hymnals, though some of the letters are personal in nature. Also present is a small group of...
Dates: 1789-1920, bulk 1803-1850, 1789-1920, bulk 1803-1850

MORE, HANNAH, 1745-1833

 Sub-Series
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC

"The Psalms of David", 1829 May 29

 Part of Collection — Box: 268, Folder: 34
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript verse, signed. The title is taken from the first line of verse.
Dates: 1829 May 29

Horace Walpole collection

 Collection
Call Number: LWL MSS 1
Overview: The collection includes approximately 3,000 letters to and from Horace Walpole as well as other manuscript materials by him, including copies of Aedes Walpolianae and The Mysterious Mother, his commonplace books, his "Books of Materials," and various miscellanies.
Dates: 1725-1797