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Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Any forms of addressed and written communication sent and received, including letters, postcards, memorandums, notes, telegrams, or cables.

Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1809 January 18

 Item — [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 — [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 — [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, 1803

 Item — [16]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Piozzi discusses her husband's gout and rumors of sickness in Bristol, London, and Paris. People mentioned: Dr. Thackeray's brother, Mr. Piozzi, Dr. Parry, Louis Seize, the Members of Parliament, and an unnamed Friend.
Dates: 1803

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1803?

 Item — [16a]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Piozzi discusses the worsening illness of her husband and the illness of others and her joy at finally returning home after an unpleasant journey. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi, Dr. Thackeray, Mr. Moore, Rich and Maria.
Dates: 1803?

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1803

 Item — [17]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Piozzi asks Dr. Thackeray to send her some syrup of white poppies to ease Mr. Piozzi's gout, cough, and fever. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi and Mr. Moore.
Dates: 1803

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1803 December 20

 Item — [19]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Discusses Mr. Piozzi's improving health and outlines plans for Mr. and Mrs. Piozzi to visit Dr. Thackeray on their way to London. Mrs. Piozzi mentions her husband's valet's survival of a burst blood vessel, and discusses the threat of Napoleon. People mentioned: Dr. Thackeray, Mr. Piozzi, friends of Dr. Thackeray, Hodgkins, Allen, Mr. Moore, Paul and L. Kirkwall.
Dates: 1803 December 20

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1803 December 23

 Item — [20]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Piozzi discusses Mr. Piozzi's relapse into gout and asks Dr. Thackeray to come as soon as possible. People mentioned: Dr. Thackeray, Mr. Piozzi and Mr. Moore.
Dates: 1803 December 23

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1803 December 25

 Item — [21]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Discusses Mr. Piozzi's continued illness and possible fever and hallucinations and the affairs of some acquaintances. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi, Mr. Mostyn, Dr. Myddelton, Mr. Moore, Jones of Pontriffeth, Maid Allen, Selina, Lady Kirkwall and Dr. Currie.
Dates: 1803 December 25

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1803 December 27

 Item — [22]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: The blister gives Mr. Piozzi some relief and Mrs. Piozzi discusses other remedies. Hodgkin's also has a blister and is taking foxglove because his pulse is too quick. Piozzi asks Dr. Thackeray to provide advice for the treatment of both men. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi and Hodgkins (the valet).
Dates: 1803 December 27

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1804 January 8

 Item — [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, 1809 February 2

 Item — [50a]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Piozzi begs Dr. Thackeray to come. Mr. Piozzi is vomiting and feverish. Mr. Moore continues the letter on the verso in [50b]. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi and Mr. Moore.
Dates: 1809 February 2

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1809 February 3

 Item — [50b]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: On the verso of [50a], Mr. Moore writes that he left Mr. Piozzi "considerably better," but is still desirous of Dr. Thackeray's advice. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi.
Dates: 1809 February 3

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1809 February 17

 Item — [51]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Mr. Piozzi has improved after Dr. Thackeray's visit and has been taking opiates to combat symptoms. Mrs. Piozzi fears he "is now doomed & destined to take some Narcotic Medicine for the remainder of this Year 1809." However, the opiates allow Mr. Piozzi to consume less brandy. Surprisingly, even Mr. Piozzi agrees that he is feeling better. Life is dull, and Mrs. Piozzi wonders if it is safe for Mr. Piozzi to drink beer. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi, Mrs. Clarke, Mrs. Mostyn, Salusbury and...
Dates: 1809 February 17

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1809 February 26

 Item — [52]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Mr. Piozzi is ill again and woke one night "in something like a delirious Fury." Mr. Piozzi raves, but Mrs. Piozzi hopes that rest will help him, and says that as long as she keeps her "own Wits," she would not change "with the King or Duke of York." She also comments on current affairs and writes that some of the tales of monsters are indeed true. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi, Mr. Moore, the King, the Duke of York, Mr. Robson of Chirk, Mrs. Yorke, the Emperor of China, "some Fasting Woman" and...
Dates: 1809 February 26

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1809 February 28

 Item — [53]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Piozzi writes that sleep cured her husband's deliriums, but his gout is still painful. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi.
Dates: 1809 February 28

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1809 March 5

 Item — [54]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Piozzi writes, "my poor husband lives here in a World of his own creating," and begs Dr. Thackeray to come. She thinks wine and brandy are inflaming Mr. Piozzi's back. Mrs. Piozzi also asks Dr. Thackeray to bring some pens, saying, "I wrote this with some bad Imitation of a Skewer." People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi, Mr. Moore and Dunscombe (Mr. Piozzi's man).
Dates: 1809 March 5

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1809?

 Item — [55]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Piozzi discusses Mr. Piozzi's health, writing that, while his delirium is gone, his "ulcer exhibits a Hole in which you may bury a small Phial" and Mr. Moore refuses to consider the possibility of gangrene. Mr. Piozzi suffers from the cold and a variety of other painful symptoms, and Mrs. Piozzi herself is ill with nerves. She does not approve of Mr. Moore's diagnoses. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi, Mr. Moore, Dunscombe and Mr. Heaton.
Dates: 1809?

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1809?

 Item — [56a]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents: Piozzi asks Dr. Thackeray if she should use "Bark" to stop the gangrene around Mr. Piozzi's coccyx. Mr. Piozzi has been covered with chalk to prevent putrefaction and his delirium has disappeared. Mr. Moore continues the letter on the verso: [56b]. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi and Mr. Moore.
Dates: 1809?

Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1809?

 Item — [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?