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Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859



  • Existence: 1784-10-19 - 1859-08-28

Leigh Hunt (1784-1859), English critic, essayist, and poet.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Leigh Hunt collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 65
Overview: Letters from Leigh Hunt to various parties, including Charles Ollier; manuscripts by Hunt, including his "Ultra Crepidarius," a satire on William Gifford, which includes a photograph of William Hazlitt.
Dates: 1817-1854

Charles Kent papers

Call Number: OSB MSS 78
Overview: Series I, Correspondence, consists almost entirely of single letters to Charles Kent on professional and literary topics. Significant correspondents include E. L. Blanchard; F. C. Burnand, editor of Punch; E. M. Thompson; Laura Valentine; and Samuel Warren. The series also contains a letter from Lamartine praising Kent's poetry; Cardinal Manning's last letter to his mother; and copies of letters addressed to Kent from literary figures such as Charles Dickens, Robert Browning, and Lord...
Dates: 1783-1910