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Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: July 18, 1811-December 23, 1863

Found in 109 Collections and/or Records:

Frederick Stoever Dickson collection regarding Henry Fielding

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 511
Overview: The Frederick Stoever Dickson Collection regarding Henry Fielding consists of correspondence, writings and subject files documenting research and scholarship on Henry Fielding. There are two series: Frederick Stoever Dickson Papers and Material from Other Sources.The Frederick Stoever Dickson Papers consist of three subseries: Correspondence, Writings and Subject Files. Correspondence consists chiefly of letters to Dickson from publishers, bookdealers, journal editors, libraries and...
Dates: 1733-1937, bulk 1900-1922

Frederick Stoever Dickson collection regarding William Makepeace Thackeray

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1100
Overview: The collection consists of manuscript and typescript material created by Frederick Stoever Dickson and others pertaining to Dickson's research on the life and work of William Makepeace Thackeray; included are letters to Dickson from authors, librarians, publishers, and other colleagues.
Dates: 1853-1912, bulk 1891-1912

John Frederick Lewis letter to William Vokins, 1863 December 25

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Call Number: MSS 53
Scope and Contents: "Xmas Day 1863. My dear Vokins, Poor Thackeray has gone! I suppose you saw this morning an account of his death in the "Times". Poor fellow. What a loss! & so young too. At one time I knew him well. Your note gratified me much this morning & when I opened & saw the Photograph, I thought you had put your real self in - & had got somebody to seal you up! Thanks for it - it is very like [...] God knows yet what I shall get by April - I will do my best, if my health holds out -...
Dates: 1863 December 25

Letter : London, to Mr. [Sterry?] (forgery), [after 1860]

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 2567, Folder: F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS.

Forgery: by an unidentified forger (determined by Gordon Ray, Apr, 1946).
Dates: [after 1860]

Letter to an unidentified recipient, between 1795 and 1816?

 Item — Box: [87]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Piozzi writes, "the Frolicks Dear Sir have been blown away by the Wind & starved in the Snow--not so the Dinner at which we hope to see you."
Dates: between 1795 and 1816?

Letter to an unidentified recipient, between 1795 and 1816?

 Item — Box: [88]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Piozzi sends the recipient her old letters and writes, "the Prophet's Mess of Blasphemy & Madness is at Mrs. Heaton's." People mentioned: Mrs. Heaton.
Dates: between 1795 and 1816?

Letter to an unidentified recipient, 1796 November

 Item — Box: [8]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Undated; "Nov. 1796" supplied in graphite at a later date. Dr. Thackeray is gravely ill. The letter ends hurriedly and may be unfinished. People mentioned: Dr. Thackeray and Mrs. Heaton.
Dates: 1796 November

Letter to an unidentified recipient, between 1795 and 1816?

 Item — Box: [83]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Copies out a ditty--"Pretty Waltzer, Adieu!"
Dates: between 1795 and 1816?

Letter to an unidentified recipient, between 1795 and 1816?

 Item — Box: [84]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Piozzi suggests that her addressee will "cut a good losing Figure at the Whist Table next Monday" and offers to lend her copy of Zoonomia (by Erasmus Darwin), a book with "many very fine things in it, and many very strange ones."
Dates: between 1795 and 1816?

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1809?

 Item — Box: [56b]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Mr. Moore continues the letter Mrs. Piozzi began in [56a]. Mr. Moore details Mr. Piozzi's symptoms, which include discharges, and also discusses the departure of Mr. Piozzi's delirium and the use of "Blisters." People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi and Mr. Dunscombe.
Dates: 1809?

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1810 August 1

 Item — Box: [69]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Piozzi asks Dr. Thackeray to check on the safety of some valuable china jars she sent to Paddington Wharf in London. She sent some of Mr. Hall's poetry to Lady Keith and wonders what her response will be. People mentioned: Mr. Moore, Lady Keith, Mr. Hall, Empress Louisa, Mrs. Mostyn, Salusbury, Pemberton, Smith Owen and Selina Thackeray.
Dates: 1810 August 1

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1810 August 16

 Item — Box: [70]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Piozzi writes that "Mr. Hall's Book shall have all the help I can give it" and asks to be send two more copies. She also orders a new edition of Brandt's Popular Superstitions and the Romance of Sr. Leon. People mentioned: Mr. Hall, Mr. Broster, Brandt and Selina Thackeray.
Dates: 1810 August 16

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, between 1795 and 1816?

 Item — Box: [89]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Piozzi asks Dr. Thackeray to treat the "Gardiner" [sic], who is ill and "bent on quackery." She wishes "to hinder any Harm coming to a valuable Servant." People mentioned: "the Gardiner."
Dates: between 1795 and 1816?

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, between 1795 and 1806?

 Item — Box: [90]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Piozzi invites Thackeray to dinner with Count Grimani and asks him assist her daughter in showing the Count the Lleweni Bleach Works. People mentioned: Count Grimani and Cecilia (Piozzi's daughter).
Dates: between 1795 and 1806?

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, between 1795 and 1806?

 Item — Box: [91]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Piozzi writes that the rector sent her sick husband a woodcock for dinner, but she won't tell him about it until she learns from Thackeray whether he may eat it. Unlike Eve who "did tempt her unlucky Partner to eat forbidden food," Piozzi remains obedient to the Doctor's instructions. People mentioned: the rector, Mr. Piozzi, and Eve.
Dates: between 1795 and 1806?

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, between 1795 and 1806?

 Item — Box: [92]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Mr. Piozzi is ill "with Agony like a Woman in Labour." Mrs. Piozzi asks Thackeray to come to make sure "there is no Danger." People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi and Mr. Moore.
Dates: between 1795 and 1806?

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, between 1795 and 1806?

 Item — Box: [93]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Discusses household illnesses and treatments.
Dates: between 1795 and 1806?

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, between 1795 and 1806? Easter Sunday

 Item — Box: [94]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Mrs. Piozzi's tongue is swollen and discolored after eating a China Orange. She begs Dr. Thackeray's advice. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi.
Dates: between 1795 and 1806? Easter Sunday

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1795?

 Item — Box: [95]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Mr. Piozzi thinks he may have gout. Mrs. Piozzi hopes it is "nothing at all." People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi.
Dates: 1795?

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, between 1795 and 1816?

 Item — Box: [96]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Petronilla (i.e., Maria Stella Petronilla Chiappini?) is ill and Piozzi requests Thackeray's medical advice. People mentioned: Petronilla and "the Boys."
Dates: between 1795 and 1816?