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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 3 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1804 January 8

 Item — Box: [23]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Mr. Piozzi's health has improved, but Hodgkins still has a dangerously high pulse, despite the foxglove and the blood that was drawn. Piozzi wishes the French would attack now to let the English volunteers do their duty and to "keep them from wicked thoughts" while there is no harvest. She also describes a cartoon about Napoleon. People mentioned: Dr. Thackeray, Mr. Piozzi, Hodgkins (the valet), Buonaparte and John Bull.
Dates: 1804 January 8

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1806 December 10

 Item — Box: [33]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Mr. Piozzi's health continues to mend. Mrs. Piozzi discusses the "new scheme of blockading Great Britain." People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi, Mr. Piozzi's "Attendant Men," Bowen, Mr. Mostyn, Mr. Mostyn's wife and children, and Selina (Dr. Thackeray's daughter).
Dates: 1806 December 10

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1808 November 19

 Item — Box: [47]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Piozzi's maid Chauncey requests some of Dr. Thackeray's "Electuary," which Mr. Moore cannot make because he has no Roman Wormwood. Piozzi hopes Napoleon's difficulties in Spain, even if he conquers it, will show that he has more "good Fortune" than "good Conduct," and prove that he is an "Empiric rather than a great General or Politician." Mr. Piozzi is cross, but on the whole in much better health. People mentioned: Chauncey, Mr. Moore, Mr. Broster, Lady Williams, Buonaparte, Miss Selina and...
Dates: 1808 November 19