|Archive||Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library|
Mary Allcard, ca. 1805–ca. 1810.
2 volumes, 12 poems.
Probably kept during Allcard's education at Ackworth School, a Quaker establishment. Most of the poetry is on moral or religious themes. Also includes several prose entries concerning Quakers in Pennsylvania.
|Archive||Folger Shakespeare Library|
|Period||1761-1790 , 1791-1820|
|Archive||University of Chicago Special Collections and Research Center|
Eliza Pettigrew, 1778 - ca. 1796.
Themes of friendship; Quakerism; anti-slavery; many friendship poems addressed to Eliza by A. Strangman.
An interconnected, late-eighteenth-century network of fashionable hostesses and political figures Frances Anne (née Greville) Crewe, Lady Crewe; Henrietta (née Spencer) Ponsonby, Countess of Bessborough; and Henrietta’s sister Georgiana (née Spencer) Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire. Their activities were centred in multiple locations, including London (Devonshire House), Bath, and various country seats. Literary and personal connections included Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Charles James Fox, the Burney family, and Crewe’s mother Frances Greville.