WorldCat Identities

Conway, William Augustus 1789-1828

Overview
Works: 33 works in 47 publications in 1 language and 579 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Drama 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PR3619.P5, B
Publication Timeline
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Publications by  William Augustus Conway Publications by William Augustus Conway
posthumous Publications by William Augustus Conway, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by William Augustus Conway
Mrs. Piozzi's tall young beau, William Augustus Conway by John Tearle ( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Love letters of Mrs. Piozzi, written when she was eighty, to William Augustus Conway by Hester Lynch Piozzi ( Book )
2 editions published in 1843 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mrs. Piozzi to Mr. Conway by Hester Lynch Piozzi ( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Otway's Orphan a tragedy in five acts, as revived at the Theatre-Royal, Covent Garden, Saturday, December 2d, 1815 by Thomas Otway ( Book )
2 editions published in 1815 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mrs. Piozzi to Mr. Conway : [two letters] by Hester Lynch Piozzi ( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Exeter, Launceston, Truro, and Penzance, to William Augustus Conway by Hester Lynch Piozzi ( Book )
1 edition published in 1820 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Telling him never "to hate the Profession in which [he] first engaged [her] Admiration" [acting]; quoting Samuel Johnson; commenting on her visit to Exeter Cathedral; quoting [Prosper Jolyot de] Crébillon; describing her journey through Cornwall; noting that the harvest in Cornwall is two months behind Somerset; giving details of her day in Truro; writing a poem ("Verses made on a Milestone in Cornwall," first line: "The Journey now begins to advance"); asking him questions about actors in London
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare ( Book )
1 edition published in 1816 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Weston Super Mare, to William Augustus Conway by Hester Lynch Piozzi ( Book )
1 edition published in 1819 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Saying that she has had "a Sort of Warning that [her] Temporal Existence is at length coming rapidly to a Close"; writing some lines of poetry to her "best loved" and "latest-found Friend"; noting that the poetry accompanies "an Excellent Gold repeating Watch destined as [her] last Present"; asking him to remember "Poor Bessy and her dear little Boy."
Clifton, to William Augustus Conway by Hester Lynch Piozzi ( Book )
1 edition published in 1820 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Sending him some of her verses (the poem on p. 1 of the letter, first line: "Is it of Intellectual Pow'rs")
Penzance, to William Augustus Conway by Hester Lynch Piozzi ( Book )
1 edition published in 1821 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Calling him her "tender-hearted Friend" because he has said she "must not call [him] Romancer"; discussing her daughter, Sophia, and a trip to Land's End; noting that the inhabitants of Penzance "have all the same System of Features high and low, and all the Same Tone of Voice" because "they are all related"; commenting on advertisements for plays; talking about her efforts to stay in good health; quoting Abraham Cowley; telling him that the Salusburys have a new baby boy
Bath, to William Augustus Conway by Hester Lynch Piozzi ( Book )
1 edition published in 1820 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Describing her "terrors" for Conway's safety; mentioning her plan to travel to the "Southernmost -- and the most Western Point of England" later in the summer; chiding him for not writing to her more often; telling him she has a "Commission of peculiar Delicacy to entrust" him with; mentioning Samuel Johnson and a portrait of Sir James Fellowes
Weston-Super-Mare, Bath, Penzance, etc. to William Augustus Conway by Hester Lynch Piozzi ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A collection of four autograph letters signed (MA 3939.1, 3-5, 8), five autograph letters signed with initials (MA 3939.1, 7, 9-11), and two autograph letters (MA 3939.2 and 6). Letters in the collection are described in individual records (MA 3939.1-11)
[Bath], to William Augustus Conway by Hester Lynch Piozzi ( Book )
1 edition published in 1819 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Wondering whether he has not written because he is ill; saying she will "not enjoy a quiet Moment till [his] Arrival"; commenting on her own health; telling him that a letter from him "would do [her] So much Good"; mentioning Sir Charles Morgan's new book; wondering if her lost letter was ever found
King Henry the Fifth by William Shakespeare ( Book )
1 edition published in 1803 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Penzance, to William Augustus Conway by Hester Lynch Piozzi ( Book )
1 edition published in 1820 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Giving her impressions of Penzance; quoting John Dryden; telling a story about Aristides; hoping he is in London; discussing [Peter Paul] Rubens and his love of painting lions; noting that there is a geology school in Penzance; summarizing a passage from Martial; complaining about her health
Bath, to William Augustus Conway by Hester Lynch Piozzi ( Book )
1 edition published in 1819 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Asking when he will come home; discussing her arrival in Bath and Conway's health; noting that "Political Talk ... takes up much Attention" in Bath; mentioning Samuel Johnson
 
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Alternative Names
Conway, Mr. (William Augustus), 1789-1828
Conway (William Augustus), Mr, 1789-1828
Languages
English (43)