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John Maxwell letter to Samuel Lover

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0373

Scope and Content Note

This is an autograph letter signed by publisher John Maxwell to Samuel Lover, encouraging Lover's contributions to a magazine edited by Maxwell entitled The Welcome Guest. The letter is written on the stationery of the magazine.


  • Creation: 1859 September 27


Language of Materials

Materials entirely in English.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. Please contact Special Collections, University of Delaware Library,

Samuel Lover (1797-1868)

Irish painter, playwright, and author Samuel Lover (1797-1868) was a prolific artist during the nineteenth century. He painted portraits and wrote plays, ballads and novels.

"Samuel Lover 1797-1868." Literature Online. (accessed March 16, 2007).

John Maxwell (1824-1895)

John Maxwell (1824-1895) was the husband and publisher of English writer Mary Braddon.

"Braddon, M. E. (Mary Elizabeth), 1837-1915." Literature Online. (accessed March 20, 2007).


1 item (3 pages)


Letter from publisher John Maxwell to Samuel Lover.


Purchase, 1994.

Related Materials in this Repository

This item forms part of MSS 0099 Miscellaneous Literary and Historical Manuscripts.

Shelving Summary

Box 21, F0373: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

OCLC Number


Processed and encoded by Debra Johnson, March 2007. Further encoded by George Apodaca, September 2015.

Finding aid for John Maxwell letter to Samuel Lover
University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
2007 March 20
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