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Leigh, Augusta 1784-1851

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Works: 69 works in 103 publications in 2 languages and 4,113 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Records and correspondence  Musical settings  Sources  History  Portraits 
Roles: Recipient
Classifications: PR4382, 821.7
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Unrevealed : Lord Byron to Augusta Leigh : for baritone and string quartet by Aribert Reimann ( )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lord Byron's illness and death by William Fletcher ( Book )
1 edition published in 1920 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unrevealed : Lord Byron to Augusta Leigh : für Bariton und Streichquartett = for baritone and string quartet by Aribert Reimann ( )
3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
My dearest Augusta; a biography of Augusta Leigh, Lord Byron's half-sister by Peter Gunn ( Book )
3 editions published in 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Sigh no more ladies" by R. J. S Stevens ( )
1 edition published in 1800 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Augusta Leigh : Byron's half-sister: a biography by Michael Bakewell ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Gordon Byron, Lord Byron manuscript material : 185 items by George Gordon Byron Byron ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The Lord Byron manuscript material in the Pforzheimer Collection consists of writings, correspondence, and various documents. The writings include: a holograph fair copy of Marino Faliero ; a draft of Don Juan, Canto XVI ; and a holograph manuscript of "Fare Thee Well," his poem to Lady Byron upon their separation. The bulk of the correspondence is dated between 1818 and 1823 and discusses publishing matters, family arrangements, and his involvement in the Greek war for independence. Correspondents include: Teresa Guiccioli, his mistress ; Leigh Hunt, poet, journalist, and literary critic ; Thomas Moore, Irish poet and songwriter ; Percy Bysshe Shelley, poet ; and over seventy-five others. The documents include checks, a letter of credit, and a codicil to his last will and testament
Hastings, to "my dearest A[ugusta] by Anne Isabella Milbanke Byron Byron ( )
1 edition published in 1823 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Reporting, at length and in detail, on the health, disposition and education of Ada
Papers by George Gordon Byron Byron ( )
in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Consists of letters, documents, drawings and prints of and related to Lord George Gordon Noël Byron, 1788-1824, poet. The collection was originally formed by Edward Whittaker Hennell who had the materials mounted and bound by Zaehnsdorf in October 1891. The volume was disbound in 1988
London, to J. Holmes by Augusta Leigh ( )
1 edition published in 1829 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Asking if he would lend her his portrait of Colonel Anson in order that she might show it to a prospective Sitter
"St. J. Palace" to Col. Wildman by Augusta Leigh ( )
1 edition published in 1830 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Inquiring as to the health of his mother and asking how she took the journey to Newstead; expressing her concern that he may not have received her last letter; asking him to "extract from our Pedigree in your possession the genealogy from the time of Little Sir John;" asking if he has read Mr. Galt [Life of Byron] and referring to the 'Bar & Sinister' of Sir Nicholas and the line of inheritance through Sir John to his sons; saying she will explain to him "the motive for this little bit of curiosity;" adding what happy memories she has of her visit to the Abbey last year; adding that she will miss Captain and Mrs. D'Aguilar but trusts "that the change is for their good and comfort & I try to be as little selfish on the subject as I can."
Letter to John Murray by Augusta Leigh ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Refers to a ghost story in the Byron Family, and of the ghost's appearance to Julia Byron
"St. J. Palace" to Col. Wildman by Augusta Leigh ( )
1 edition published in 1829 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Thanking him for the gift of the "Partridges from dear Newstead - be assured that I feel all your kind acts most sensibly & most gratefully & value them doubly as I know they originate in your regard for the memory of him we both loved so well! --You will believe too that I value the very feathers of a Newstead Bird!" commenting on her strong feelings of gratitude for the restorations done at Newstead Abbey; asking "whether the omission of 'Newstede' was right - I suppose it could not easily be introduced - but if you & Mrs. W. think it w'd be better to leave it I will try if it can be effected in the next."
"Holly Bush" to Col. Wildman by Augusta Leigh ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Apologizing for appearing ungrateful "when we parted - I could not utter a word of the gratitude I felt & I must ever feel, for your & Mrs. Wildman's kindness and of the gratification I had experienced in being permitted to see dear Newstead once more - & to see it in such hands! it is impossible for me to express even now my feelings on that point - but I am sure you will understand the sort of happiness which it gives me to see a place I am so stoutly(?) attached to valued venerated & restored to my hearts content."
[London], to Augusta Leigh by Thomas Henry Foley Foley of Kidderminster ( )
1 edition published in 1847 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Concerning business matters and offering to send her £100
England, Greece, Italy, etc., to various recipients by George Gordon Byron Byron ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Collection includes nineteen autograph letters signed to his mother, Catherine Gordon Byron (MA 62.1-19); two autograph letters signed to his half-sister, Augusta Leigh (MA 62.20-.21); a receipt signed and an autograph letter signed to John Hanson (MA 62.22 and MA 62.27); three autograph letters signed to John Ridge (MA 62.23-.25); four autograph letters signed to James Cawthorn (MA 62.29, MA 62.31, MA 62.33, and MA 62.40); three autograph letters signed to John Murray (MA 62.36, MA 62.39, and MA 62.46); two autograph letters signed to Douglas Kinnaird (MA 62.43 and MA 62.47); two autograph letters signed to Richard Belgrave Hoppner (MA 62.44-.45); and autograph letters signed to Rev. John Becher (MA 62.26), Stratford Canning (MA 62.30), Francis Hodgson (MA 62.32), G. Walleden (MA 62.34), J. Thomson (MA 62.35), Thomas Phillips (MA 62.37), Thomas Dibdin (MA 62.42), Mary Shelley (MA 62.49), John Hunt (MA 62.50), the Countess of Jersey (MA 62.51), Lord Sydney Osborne (MA 62.52), Robert Charles Dallas (MA 62.53), and Lady Melbourne (MA 62.55). The collection also includes two autograph fragments by Byron (one, MA 62.54, in Italian; the other, MA 62.58, in French); two autograph letters signed from John Cam Hobhouse (MA 62.56 to Sir Charles Forbes, and MA 62.57 to Baroness [Fenyesessey?]), and a forged Byron letter written by Major George Gordon Byron (MA 62.41). See individual records (MA 62.1-58) for more information about items in the collection
 
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Alternative Names
Byron, Ada Augusta 1784-1851
Byron, Augusta 1783-1851
Leigh, Augusta Mary 1784-1851
Languages
English (67)
German (2)
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