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Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1811-07-18 - 1863-12-23

William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863), British novelist, author, and illustrator.

Found in 108 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: 65, Folder: GROUP 2567, 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, 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 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 William Makepeace Thackeray, 1795 April 16

 Item — Box: [1]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Sent from Streatham Park. Piozzi discusses her return from a journey and the state of affairs at home. People mentioned: the princess and her husband, the king and queen, Mrs. Piozzi’s daughters, Mr. Lloyd of Wygfair, Mrs. Siddons and her baby, Mr. Chappelow, one of Dr. Thackeray’s brothers, Mr. Mostyn, Hamilton, Mrs. Heaton, Miss Ashbourne, Mr. Moore, and Mr. Piozzi.
Dates: 1795 April 16

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1795 May 5

 Item — Box: [2]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Discusses a trip to the opera and dinner at Llannerch, and current affairs, including the current war. People mentioned: Lady Abermarle, Eliza Martin, Mrs. Leo, Hillisberg, Duchess of Rutland, Captain Molloy, Mrs. Siddons, Mrs. Hamilton, Lady Louisa Gordon, the Duchess of Bedford, Mr. Sheridan, Thackeray’s brother, Mrs. Heaton, Mr. Moore, Mrs. Crespigny (?), Mr. Mostyn, Cecilia, and Mr. Piozzi.
Dates: 1795 May 5

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1808 December 14

 Item — Box: [48]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Piozzi complains that she cannot find the source of a line of poetry, though she believes it may be from Young's Night Thoughts. She details Mr. Piozzi's ill health and the dismal news of Napoleon's triumphs in Spain. She doubts the veracity of tales of monsters in Bell's Evening Messenger, believing they are written with the express intention of frightening "Readers of a particular Class." An "Address to Brother...
Dates: 1808 December 14

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1809 January 18

 Item — Box: [49]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Mr. Piozzi's health worsens. Mrs. Piozzi discusses the threat of Irish rebellion and the "perverse" behavior of the "old King." She enquires after Dr. Thackeray's sister Kilfenora. Mr. Moore says that some of Mr. Piozzi's symptoms are "merely nervous" and don't pose any danger, but Mrs. Piozzi's doubts him, saying Mr. Moore "says some same of the State." People mentioned: Mr. Moore, Mr. Piozzi, the King, Kilfenora and Selina.
Dates: 1809 January 18

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1795 September 20

 Item — Box: [6]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Discusses Mr. Piozzi, gout, and Dr. Thackeray's recovery. Piozzi invites Dr. Thackeray to visit in October. People mentioned: Mr. and Mrs. Mostyn, Mrs. Piozzi’s three daughters, and Mr. Piozzi.
Dates: 1795 September 20

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1796 July 29

 Item — Box: [7]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Discusses Sir Roger Mostyn's death and Mr. Piozzi's gout. Piozzi also discuss the situation in Europe, particularly mentioning Italy and Portugal. People mentioned: Sir Roger Mostyn, Mr. Piozzi, Mr. Moore, and the Queen of Portugal.
Dates: 1796 July 29

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1796 November

 Item — Box: [9]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Undated; November 1796 surmised from continued discussion of Dr. Thackeray's (?) illness. Mr. and Mrs. Piozzi send their condolences and a book to a sick friend. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi, Mrs. Piozzi, and a friend.
Dates: 1796 November

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1796 November

 Item — Box: [10]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Discusses hopes that Dr. Thackeray is better and urges him to read Johnson'sLife of Mr. Richard Savage. People mentioned: Lady Macclesfield, Colonel Brett, Mr. Seward, Dr. Johnson, Shakespeare, Mrs. Heaton, and Mr. Piozzi.
Dates: 1796 November

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1796 November 24

 Item — Box: [11]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Wishes Dr. Thackeray a speedy recovery from his illness. People mentioned: Mr. Moore and Mr. Piozzi.
Dates: 1796 November 24

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1796 December 23

 Item — Box: [12]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Discusses Dr. Thackeray's ill health and his good deeds. People mentioned: Jane Shore.
Dates: 1796 December 23

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1797 January 24

 Item — Box: [13]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Piozzi worries about Cecilia Mostyn's illness and asks Dr. Thackeray to calm her fears. Piozzi wonders at the cause of the sickness and asks Dr. Thackeray how he managed to bleed Cecilia Mostyn. People mentioned: Cecilia Mostyn, Dr. Thackeray, and Mr. Moore.
Dates: 1797 January 24