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Marguerite, Countess of Blessington letter to William Longman

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0555

Scope and Content Note

This is a letter from the Countess of Blessington to publisher William Longman regarding the proof of one of her books.


  • Creation: 1839 May 22


Language of Materials

Materials entirely in English.

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Marguerite Blessington (1789-1849)

Irish writer Marguerite Blessington (1789-1849) authored literary works in a variety of genres including travel, novels and poetry. She also held salons in London.

"Margaret Power Farmer Gardiner - September 1, 1789-June 4, 1849." Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 166: British Travel Writers, 1837-1875: Victorian Period. A Bruccoli Clark Layman Book. Edited by Barbara Brothers, and Julia Gergits, Youngstown State University. The Gale Group, 1996. pp. 50-54. (accessed March 20, 2007).


1 item (2 pages)


Letter from Marguerite, Countess of Blessington to publisher William Longman.


Purchase, 1997

Related Materials in this Repository

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

Shelving Summary

Box 35, F0555: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.


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

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Finding aid for Marguerite, Countess of Blessington letter to William Longman
University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
2007 March 20
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