MC 996

Inventory to the John Alexander Symington Collection: Theodore Watts-Dunton Letter Books

By Irving Blum, Peggy Sherry, and Sarah Rodgers

April 2013

Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries.

Finding aid encoded in EAD, version 2002 by Tara Maharjan, April 2013
The arrangement and description of this collection was funded in part by a grant-in-aid received from the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Symington, John Alexander
Title: John Alexander Symington Collection: Theodore Watts-Dunton Letter Books
Dates: 1889-1907
Quantity: 7 volumes (in boxes 14 and 15)
Abstract: The Theodore Watts-Dunton Letter Books section of the Symington Collection consists of letter books recording outgoing letters of Theodore Watts-Dunton. The recipients, indexed at the front of each volume, include artists, authors, publishers, editors, his landlord and several typewriter manufacturers, as well as Swinburne family members. Among the subjects covered are Watts-Dunton's role as a solicitor, literary topics and projects (especially his own and those of Algernon Charles Swinburne), and, occasionally, the attitudes and lifestyle Swinburne, his housemate. At least some of the letters are in the handwriting of a secretary (e.g., Thomas St. Edmund Hake).
Collection No.: MC 996
Language: English
Repository: Rutgers University Libraries. Special Collections and University Archives
Acknowledgment: The Symington Collection was arranged and described circa 1950 by (at least) Irving Blum; 1989-1990 by Peggy Sherry; and 2012-2013 by Sarah Rodgers. Additional contributions to the finding aid were made by Peter Caccavari and Albert C. King.

Links to Other Sections of Finding Aid

The Inventory to the John Alexander Symington Collection has been divided into four sections. The first section describes the collection as a whole and also provides a container list for the Original Manuscripts (including the Supplement). This second section provides more detail for the contents of the Theodore Watts-Dunton Letter Books that are housed, in boxes 14 and 15, as part of the Original Manuscripts section. The third section lists the Thomas J. Wise Correspondence. The fourth section details the folder headings used for the collection’s Reference Materials. Click on one of the links below to go to another section.

Introduction and Original Manuscripts (including Supplement)

Theodore Watts-Dunton Letter Books

Thomas James Wise Correspondence

Reference Materials

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Scope and Content Note

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Container List

Letter Book (Volume 1) : 28 January 1889-3 September 1898
Volume Page
1 1 Copy of letter sent to Lloyd, Barnett & Bosanquet, 28 January 1889
Subject: Dr. F. Heuffer deceased.
1 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Hueffer, 3 February 1889
Subject: Mr. Rowley.
2 Copy of letter sent to C. Rowley, 7 February 1889
Subject: benefit.
2 Copy of letter sent to Ford Maddox Brown, 7 February 1889
Subject: legal matters.
3 Copy of letter sent to J.C. MacDonald, 7 February 1889
Subject: Dr. Hueffer deceased.
4 Copy of letter sent to J.C. MacDonald, 8 February 1889
Subject: the late Dr. Hueffer.
4 Copy of letter sent to Frederick Chapman, 10 February 1889
Subject: Dr. Hueffer’s will.
5 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Hueffer, 10 February 1889
Subject: certificate of death.
5 Copy of letter sent to C. Rowley, 10 February 1889
Subject: Hueffer memorial.
5 Copy of letter sent to F. Clarke, 14 February 1889
Subject: the late Hueffer.
6 Copy of letter sent to ----- Wright, 15 February 1889
Subject: affairs of the late Dr. Hueffer.
6 Copy of letter sent to C. Rowley, 22 February 1889
Subject: request to sign enclosed cheques.
6 Copy of letter sent to C. Rowley, 25 February 1889
Subject: request to sign enclosed cheques.
7 Copy of letter sent to T. Morgan, 25 February 1889
Subject: Dr. Hueffer deceased.
7 Copy of letter sent to William Croxford, 25 February 1889
Subject: Dr. Hueffer deceased.
8 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Hueffer, 26 February 1889
Subject: The Times.
8 Copy of letter sent to Francis Bush, 27 February 1889
Subject: F. Hueffer deceased.
9 Copy of letter sent to W.T. Wharton, 10 March 1889
Subject: evaluation of the furniture of the late Dr. Hueffer. Letter also represented by a loose copy laid in volume.
10 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Hueffer, 11 March 1889
Subject: auctioneer.
10 Copy of letter sent to Ford Maddox Brown, 11 March 1889
Subject: auctioneer.
10 Copy of letter sent to Lewin Sharp, 13 March 1889
Subject: rent.
11 Copy of letter sent to Frederick Chapman, 16 March 1889
Subject: F. Hueffer deceased.
11 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Hueffer, 17 March 1889
Subject: legacy cheque.
11 Copy of letter sent to Ford Maddox Brown, 17 March 1889
Subject: burial fees.
12 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Hueffer, 18 March 1889
Subject: cheque.
12 Copy of letter sent to J. Parsons, 19 March 1889
Subject: F. Hueffer deceased.
12 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Hueffer, 25 March 1889
Subject: F. Hueffer deceased.
13 Copy of letter sent to Ford Maddox Brown, 17 April 1889
Subject: the trust.
14 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Hueffer, 8 May 1889
Subject: bills.
14 Copy of letter sent to C. Rowley, 9 May 1889
Subject: Primrose Hill.
15 Copy of letter sent to Frederick Chapman, 12 May 1889
Subject: Dr. Hueffer’s estate.
15 Copy of letter sent to C. Rowley, [no day] May 1889
Subject: enclosed cheques.
16 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Hueffer, 21 May 1889
Subject: Christian name of the late Dr. Hueffer.
16 Copy of letter sent to Maple & Co., 23 May 1889
Subject: enclosed cheque.
16 Copy of letter sent to H. O. Hogg, 24 May 1889
Subject: enclosed cheque.
17 Copy of letter sent to City Tea Exchange, 24 May 1889
Subject: Mr. Hueffer deceased.
17 Copy of letter sent to E. J. Thomas, 24 May 1889
Subject: Mr. Hueffer’s executorship.
17 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Hueffer, 28 May 1889
Subject: marriage certificate enclosed.
18 Copy of letter sent to Chas. Rowley, 6 June 1889
Subject: enclosed cheque.
18 Copy of letter sent to W. P. Cockburn, 20 June 1889
Subject: enclosed cheque.
18 Copy of letter sent to Charles Rowley, 20 June 1889
Subject: enclosed cheque.
19 Copy of letter sent to Derry & Toms, 22 June 1889
Subject: Dr. Hueffer deceased.
19 Copy of letter sent to H. H. Mason & Son, 9 July 1889
Subject: Hueffer.
19 Copy of letter sent to Ford Madox Brown, 9 July 1889
Subject: Hueffer estate.
20 Copy of letter sent to Charles Rowley, 17 July 1889
Subject: Hueffer estate.
21 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Hueffer, 19 July 1889
Subject: enclosed cheque.
21 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Hueffer, 23 July 1889
Subject: enclosed cheque.
21 Copy of letter sent to ----- Praetorius, 23 July 1889
Subject: Hueffer estate.
22 Copy of letter sent to Charles Rowley, 25 July 1889
Subject: claims against the Hueffer estate.
22 Copy of letter sent to A. Praetorius, 28 July 1889
Subject: cheque from Hueffer estate.
23 Copy of letter sent to C. Rowley, 9 August 1889
Subject: ground rent.
23 Copy of letter sent to Lewin Sharp, 11 August 1889
Subject: Dr. Hueffer deceased.
23 Copy of letter sent to Charles Rowley, 25 September 1889
Subject: Dr. Hueffer deceased.
24 Copy of letter sent to Charles Rowley, 1 October 1889
Subject: cheques.
24 Copy of letter sent to Charles Rowley, 7 October 1889
Subject: requests confirmation of cheques received.
25 Copy of letter sent to W. Rowley, 25 November 1889
Subject: deed.
25 Copy of letter sent to Charles Rowley, 28 January 1890
Subject: enclosed cheque.
25 Copy of letter sent to Lewin Sharp, 5 February 1890
Subject: enclosed cheque.
26 Copy of letter sent to Mr. Defries, 26 February 1890
Subject: Hueffer deceased.
26 Copy of letter sent to Charles Rowley, 11 March 1890
Subject: Watts-Dunton article on Swinburne’s Ben Jonson.
26 Copy of letter sent to Ford Madox Brown, 13 March 1890
Subject: Rowley.
27 Copy of letter sent to A. F. Morgan, 20 March 1890
Subject: Brooke Green.
27 Copy of letter sent to Charles Rowley, 28 March 1890
Subject: Hueffer.
28 Copy of letter sent to Ford Maddox Brown, 31 March 1890
Subject: Hueffer’s estate.
28 Copy of letter sent to Ford Maddox Brown, 15 April 1890
Subject: Hueffer’s estate.
29 Copy of letter sent to Charles Rowley, 15 April 1890
Subject: estate of F. Hueffer.
29 Copy of letter sent to F. G. Wharton, 15 April 1890
Subject: Hueffer deceased.
29 Copy of letter sent to Charles Rowley, 16 April 1890
Subject: Hueffer estate.
30 Copy of letter sent to F. Bird and Nephew, 25 April 1890
Subject: Hueffer estate.
31 Copy of letter sent to Charles Rowley, 28 April 1890
Subject: Hueffer estate.
31 Copy of letter sent to Charles Rowley, 29 April 1890
Subject: Hueffer estate.
32 Copy of letter sent to Ford Madox Brown, 13 May 1890
Subject: Hueffer estate.
33 Copy of letter sent to Charles Rowley, 13 May 1890
Subject: Hueffer estate.
33 Copy of letter sent to Charles Rowley, 15 May 1890
Subject: Hueffer estate.
33 Copy of letter sent to H. H. Mason, 15 May 1890
Subject: Hueffer estate.
34 Copy of letter sent to Charles Rowley, 23 April 1890
Subject: Hueffer estate.
34 Copy of letter sent to Ford Madox Brown, 13 June 1890
Subject: Hueffer estate.
35 Copy of letter sent to Charles Rowley, 7 September 1890
Subject: Hueffer estate.
35 Copy of letter sent to Ford Madox Brown, 18 September 1890
Subject: Hueffer estate.
36 Copy of letter sent to Charles Rowley, 21 September 1890
Subject: Hueffer.
36 Copy of letter sent to H. H. Mason, 24 September 1890
Subject: Hueffer estate.
37 Copy of letter sent to Charles Rowley, 26 September 1890
Subject: Hueffer estate.
37 Copy of letter sent to Ford Madox Brown, 27 September 1890
Subject: Hueffer estate.
38 Copy of letter sent to Charles Rowley, 11 October 1890
Subject: Hueffer estate.
38 Copy of letter sent to Ford Madox Brown, 16 October 1890
Subject: Hueffer estate.
39 Copy of letter sent to Ford Madox Brown, 24 October 1890
Subject: Hueffer estate.
39 Copy of letter sent to Ford Madox Brown, 25 October 1890
Subject: Hueffer estate.
40 Copy of letter sent to Ford Madox Brown, 27 October 1890
Subject: Hueffer estate.
42 Copy of letter sent to Shaen Roscoe, & Co., 16 February 1891
Subject: Hueffer estate.
42 Copy of letter sent to Shaen Roscoe, & Co., 18 February 1891
Subject: Hueffer estate.
45 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 8 July 1894
Subject: business matters.
47 Copy of letter sent to London & County Bank, 6 July 1891
Subject: Mrs. Bell deceased.
47 Copy of letter sent to H.H. Mason & Son, 29 August 1891
Subject: Bell.
48 Copy of letter sent to H. H. Mason, 7 November 1891
Subject: Bell.
49 Copy of letter sent to H. H. Mason, 18 November 1891
Subject: business matters.
50 Copy of letter sent to H. H. Mason, 22 December 1891
Subject: Staines mortgage.
51 Copy of letter sent to H. T. M. Bell, 7 March 1892
51 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Caine, [1892]
Subject: business matters.
52 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Caine, 3 May 1892
Subject: business matters.
53 Copy of letter sent to H. H. Mason, 25 June 1892
Subject: Bell matter.
54 Copy of letter sent to G. M. Bell, 28 June 1892
Subject: Bell’s mother’s will.
54 Copy of letter sent to G. M. Bell, 5 July 1892
Subject: legal matters.
55 Copy of letter sent to G. M. Bell, 16 July 1892
Subject: business matters.
55 Copy of letter sent to G. M. Bell, 18 July 1892
Subject: rough draft of settlement.
56 Copy of letter sent to H. T. M. Bell, 22 July 1892
Subject: postponement of meeting.
56 Copy of letter sent to G. M. Bell, 29 August 1892
Subject: legal matters. Laid in the volume at this point is a copy of George M. Bell's 30 August 1892 letter to Watts-Dunton, which includes well-wishes for holiday.
57 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Caine, 31 August 1892
Subject: legal matters.
57 Copy of letter sent to H. T. M. Bell, 1 November 1892
Subject: deed of release.
58 Copy of letter sent to F. G. Wood, 22 November 1892
Subject: Springcroft.
58 Copy of letter sent to H. T. M. Bell, 23 November 1892
Subject: Springcroft property; upcoming meeting.
59 Copy of letter sent to H. T. M. Bell, 22 December 1892
Subject: Thomas Bell’s will.
60 Copy of letter sent to G. M. Bell, 12 January 1893
Subject: ill health.
60 Copy of letter sent to G. M. Bell, 16 January 1893
Subject: deed mix-up.
61 Copy of letter sent to G. A. Mackenzie, 14 February 1893
Subject: Bell.
65 Copy of letter sent to Carr Sons & Todd, 2 March 1893
Subject: Bell.
65 Copy of letter sent to H. T. M. Bell, 27 March 1893
Subject: Spingcroft.
66 Copy of letter sent to G. M. Bell, 27 April 1893
Subject: meeting.
66 Copy of letter sent to H. T. M. Bell, 6 May 1893
Subject: request for more information about rent.
67 Copy of letter sent to H. H. Mason, 16 May 1893
Subject: Bell.
67 Copy of letter sent to H. T. M. Bell, 20 May 1893
Subject: Bell estate.
71 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 18 June 1893
Subject: postponed appointment.
71 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 18 June 1893
Subject: changed meeting time.
71 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 29 June 1893
Subject: will.
73 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 30 June 1893
Subject: appointment.
73 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 16 July 1893
Subject: appointment.
74 Copy of letter sent to H. T. M. Bell, 5 August 1893
Subject: will.
75 Copy of letter sent to H. T. M. Bell, 7 August 1893
Subject: Bell trust.
76 Copy of letter sent to Bateson, Warr, and Bateson, 7 August 1893
Subject: Bell trust.
76 Copy of letter sent to Linds & Co., 7 August 1893
Subject: Mrs. Margaret Bell, deceased.
77 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 14 October 1893
Subject: pass book.
77 Copy of letter sent to H. H. Mason, 23 October 1893
Subject: division of Lord Mackenzie’s estate.
78 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 24 October 1893
Subject: business affairs.
78 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 13 January 1894
Subject: deeds.
79 Copy of letter sent to the Controller, 15 January 1894
Subject: H. T. M. Bell.
80 Copy of letter sent to N. Caine, 19 January 1894
Subject: mislaid letter.
82 Copy of letter sent to Charles Longbourne, 26 January 1894
Subject: Bell.
84 Copy of letter sent to A. Double, 29 December 1894
Subject: schedule of dilapidations.
84 Copy of letter sent to Robert Griggs, [December 1894]
Subject: F. W. Robinson’s property.
86 Copy of letter sent to A. H. Ballinghall, 10 February 1894
Subject: Mason.
88 Copy of letter sent to Cox & Co., 12 December 1887
Subject: Bell and Mackenzie’s mortgage; form of order.
89 Copy of letter sent to A. H. Ballingall, 11 February 1894
Subject: mortgage.
89 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 12 July 1894
Subject: Bell.
89 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 12 February 1894
Subject: Mrs. Amerod’s will.
90 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 17 February 1894
Subject: Amerod’s will.
92 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Caine, 17 February 1894
Subject: Mrs. Bell’s share of her father’s estate. Letter crossed out.
95 Copy of letter sent to F. A. Crisp, 17 February 1894
Subject: cheque.
95 Copy of letter sent to Charles F. Longbourne, 20 February 1894
Subject: Mackenzie Bell.
96 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 20 February 1894
Subject: draft of deed.
96 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 21 February 1894
Subject: discharge of A. A. Jones.
97 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 21 February 1894
Subject: Bell.
98 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 23 February 1894
Subject: Steedman.
98 Copy of letter sent to A. H. Ballingall, 21 February [1894]
Subject: Mason.
99 Copy of letter sent to Lee Pemberton & Co., 21 February 1894
Subject: Mason.
100 Copy of letter sent to A H. Ballingall, 24 February 1894
Subject: Mason.
102 Copy of letter sent to A H. Ballingall, 25 February 1894
Subject: Mason.
103 Copy of letter sent to Charles Longbourne, 26 February 1894
Subject: Bell.
103 Copy of letter sent to H. H. Mason, 26 February 1894
Subject: Bell.
104 Copy of letter sent to A. H. Ballingall, 27 February 1894
Subject: Mason. A telegram.
105 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 3 March 1894
Subject: Estancia.
106 Copy of letter sent to Men of the Time, 3 March 1894
Subject: biographical notes; Swinburne.
107 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Caine, 8 March 1894
107 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 13 March 1894
Subject: stock receipts.
108 Copy of letter sent to Charles Longbourne, 14 March 1894
Subject: Stedman.
108 Copy of letter sent to Charles Longbourne, 14 March 1894
Subject: Bell.
109 Copy of letter sent to F. A. Crisp, 14 March 1894
Subject: wills.
110 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 15 March 1894
Subject: stock.
110 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 16 March 1894
Subject: stock.
111 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 17 March 1894
Subject: Mr. Amerod.
112 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 21 March 1894
Subject: Bell.
113 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 28 March 1894
Subject: Bell.
114 Copy of letter sent to Thomas Edgill, 28 March 1894
Subject: H. H. Mason.
114 Copy of letter sent to Samuel Kingston, 28 March 1894
Subject: Earl of Mansfield.
115 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 2 April 1894
Subject: Bell.
116 Copy of letter sent to Samuel C. Kingston, 2 April 1894
Subject: appointment.
116 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 5 April 1894
Subject: Mrs. Bell’s executorship.
118 Copy of letter sent to Samuel C. Kingston, 5 April 1894
Subject: bills of cost.
119 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 6 April 1894
Subject: Mrs. Bell’s will.
119 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 7 April 1894
Subject: Mrs. Bell’s residuary estate.
121 Copy of letter sent to F. A. Crisp, 9 April 1894
Subject: E. Cooper deceased.
122 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 10 April 1894
Subject: F. A. Crisp.
123 Copy of letter sent to A. H. Ballingall, 10 April 1894
Subject: Kingston and Mason.
125 Copy of letter sent to A. H. Ballingall, 12 April 1894
Subject: Lord Stormont’s mortgage.
126 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 16 April 1894
Subject: Mrs. Crisp’s legacy.
127 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 16 April 1894
Subject: Harrison.
128 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 18 April 1894
Subject: Stormont’s mortgage.
128 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 19 April 1894
Subject: Lord Stormont’s mortgage.
129 Copy of letter sent to A. H. Ballingall, 19 April 1894
Subject: Lord Stormont’s mortgage.
130 Copy of letter sent to George Edwin Crisp, 23 April 1894
Subject: will.
130 Copy of letter sent to A. H. Ballingall, 23 April 1894
Subject: Lord Stormont’s mortgage.
132 Copy of letter sent to A. H. Ballingall, 26 April 1894
Subject: Mason.
132 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 25 April 1894
Subject: appointment.
133 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 27 April 1894
Subject: George Bell’s £6000.
134 Copy of letter sent to A. H. Ballingall, 27 April 1894
Subject: 25 & 27 Lavernake Road.
134 Copy of letter sent to Henry E. Mason, 30 April 1894
Subject: late aunt’s will.
135 Copy of letter sent to Lee Pemberton & Co., 1 May 1894
Subject: 7 Stone Buildings.
136 Copy of letter sent to H. H. Mason, 1 May 1894
Subject: Miss Dubois’ will.
137 Copy of letter sent to A. H. Ballingall, 1 May 1894
Subject: Mason.
138 Copy of letter sent to George Edwin Crisp, 2 May 1894
Subject: H. H. Mason.
138 Copy of letter sent to H. H. Mason, 9 May 1894
Subject: the late Lord Stormont.
139 Copy of letter sent to N. Caine, 19 May 1894
Subject: Thomas Bell’s trusts.
140 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 21 May 1894
Subject: Bell; Mrs. Bell’s estate.
141 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 23 May 1894
Subject: Bell.
141 Copy of letter sent to Samuel C. Kingston, 22 May 1894
Subject: the Earl of Mansfield.
142 Copy of letter sent to Samuel C. Kingston, 24 May 1894
Subject: the Earl of Mansfield’s papers.
143 Copy of letter sent to A. H. Ballingall, 27 May 1894
Subject: Earl of Mansfield’s papers.
144 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 29 May 1894
Subject: Thomas Bell deceased.
146 Copy of letter sent to W. Weed, 29 May 1894
Subject: bill of costs sent; appointment.
147 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 29 May 1894
Subject: transferring stock.
147 Copy of letter sent to N. Caine, 30 May 1894
Subject: Thomas Bell’s trust.
150 Copy of letter sent to Eric Mackay, 30 May 1894
Subject: Swinburne, The Silver Domino.
151 Copy of letter sent to N. Caine, 2 June 1894
Subject: Mrs. Bell’s estate.
152 Copy of letter sent to Samuel C. Kingston, 4 June 1894
Subject: Lord Mansfield’s papers.
152 Copy of letter sent to Daniel Layborn, 8 June 1894
Subject: Thomas Bell deceased.
153 Copy of letter sent to A. H. Ballingall, 12 June 1894
Subject: Stormont papers.
153 Copy of letter sent to A. H. Ballingall, 14 June 1894
Subject: Lord Stormont’s papers.
154 Copy of letter sent to Elliott Stock, 15 June 1894
Subject: publishing poems.
156 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 21 June 1894
Subject: Thomas Bell’s estate.
157 Copy of letter sent to A. H. Ballingall, 27 June 1894
Subject: Lord Stormont deceased.
157 Copy of letter sent to N. Caine, 3 July 1894
Subject: Mrs. Bell’s estate.
159 Copy of letter sent to Samuel C. Kingston, 4 July 1894
Subject: the Earl of Mansfield.
159 Copy of letter sent to Samuel C. Kingston, 17 July 1894
Subject: Lord Mansfield.
160 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 23 July 1894
Subject: Bell.
160 Copy of letter sent to W. T. Bell, 25 July 1894
Subject: papers.
161 Copy of letter sent to Hall & White, 10 August 1894
Subject: Thomas Bell deed.
162 Copy of letter sent to C. S. Mason, 11 August 1894
Subject: Finch Hatton.
162 Copy of letter sent to A. H. Ballingall, 16 August 1894
Subject: Lord Stormont deceased.
163 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, [no day] August 1894
Subject: Old Kent Road property.
165 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 18 August 1894
Subject: Mile End property.
166 Copy of letter sent to A. H. Ballingall, 23 August 1894
Subject: sending another copy of miscarried letter.
166 Copy of letter sent to N. Caine, 5 September 1894
Subject: executorship.
167 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 6 September 1894
Subject: meeting with a third party.
167 Copy of letter sent to N. Caine, 7 September 1894
Subject: Bell estate.
170 Copy of letter sent to A. H. Ballingall, 17 September 1894
Subject: Lord Stormont interest.
170 Copy of letter sent to A. H. Ballingall, 20 September 1894
Subject: missing letter.
171 Copy of letter sent to Miss Mackenzie Bell, 20 September 1894
Subject: division of costs.
171 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 21 September 1894
Subject: Old Kent Road property.
172 Copy of letter sent to A. Double, 21 September 1894
Subject: Hanbury Street.
173 Copy of letter sent to Henry B. Worrell, 21 September 1894
Subject: H. Davies deceased.
173 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 20 September 1894
Subject: Mrs. Bell’s estate.
174 Copy of letter sent to A. H. Ballingall, 21 September 1894
Subject: receipt.
175 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 27 September 1894
Subject: Bell estates.
175 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 27 September 1894
Subject: returned papers.
176 Copy of letter sent to Linds & Co., 28 September 1894
Subject: Miss Mackenzie Bell.
176 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 3 October 1894
Subject: Linds letter.
177 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 3 October 1894
Subject: Mrs. Bell.
178 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 4 October 1894
Subject: Mrs. Bell deceased.
179 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 4 October 1894
Subject: Mrs. Bell’s matters.
179 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 4 October 1894
Subject: Mrs. Bell.
181 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 4 October 1894
Subject: Mrs. Bell’s matters.
181 Copy of letter sent to Linds & Co., 4 October 1894
Subject: Margaret Bell deceased.
183 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 6 October 1894
Subject: documents.
183 Copy of letter sent to W. Weed, 7 October 1894
Subject: appointment.
184 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 6 October 1894
Subject: Mrs. Bell deceased.
187 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Valentine, [1894]
Subject: Swinburne.
188 Copy of letter sent to Linds & Co., 10 October 1894
Subject: Mrs. Caine’s trust.
188 Copy of letter sent to N. Caine, 13 October 1894
Subject: Thomas Bell deceased.
189 Copy of letter sent to Lovell Son & Pitfield, [1894]
Subject: 804 Old Kent Road.
190 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, [1894]
Subject: Hanberry Street.
191 Copy of letter sent to Charles F. Longbourne, 16 October 1894
Subject: Mr. Caine.
192 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 19 October 1894
Subject: business.
192 Copy of letter sent to Lovell Son & Pitfield, [no day] October 1894
Subject: business.
193 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 23 October 1894
Subject: business.
193 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 23 October 1894
Subject: business.
194 Copy of letter sent to N. Caine, 25 October 1894
Subject: Mrs. Caine’s affairs.
195 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 26 October 1894
Subject: 804 Old Kent Road.
196 Copy of letter sent to Hurd & Son, 26 October 1894
Subject: business.
196 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 27 October 1894
Subject: 804 Old Kent Road.
198 Copy of letter sent to Mr. Day, 30 October 1894
Subject: business.
198 Copy of letter sent to Stibbard, Gibson, and Wills, 30 October 1894
Subject: Viscount Stormont deceased.
199 Copy of letter sent to Oliver Jones Billson & Co., 30 October 1894
Subject: Mrs. Bell’s estate.
199 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 31 October 1894
Subject: business.
200 Copy of letter sent to A. Double, 1 November 1894
Subject: business.
200 Copy of letter sent to Stibbard Gibson & Wills, 2 November 1894
Subject: Viscount Stormont deceased.
201 Copy of letter sent to Miss Mackenzie Bell, 3 November 1894
Subject: business.
201 Copy of letter sent to N. Caine, 5 November 1894
Subject: business.
202 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 6 November 1894
Subject: business.
203 Copy of letter sent to Stibbard Gibbon and Wills, 7 November 1894
Subject: business.
203 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 7 November 1894
Subject: Bell matters.
205 Copy of letter sent to N. Caine, 7 November 1894
Subject: Thomas Bell deceased.
206 Copy of letter sent to T. W. Chater, 8 November 1894
Subject: Robinson.
206 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 8 November 1894
Subject: 804 Old Kent Road.
208 Copy of letter sent to Miss Mackenzie Bell, 9 November 1894
Subject: business.
208 Copy of letter sent to N. Caine, 12 November 1894
Subject: Thomas Bell deceased.
209 Copy of letter sent to Lee Bolton & Co., 12 November 1894
Subject: Warburton Trust.
210 Copy of letter sent to Stibbard Gibson and Wills, 13 November 1894
Subject: Viscount Stormont deceased.
210 Copy of letter sent to Miss Mackenzie Bell, 13 November 1894
Subject: letters.
211 Copy of letter sent to [unknown recipient], 13 November 1894
Subject: deed letters enclosed.
211 Copy of letter sent to N. Caine, 13 November 1894
Subject: business. Telegram.
211 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 13 November 1894
Subject: Margaret Bell deceased.
212 Copy of letter sent to Linds & Co., 13 November 1894
Subject: Margaret Bell deceased.
212 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 13 November 1894
Subject: Old Kent Road.
214 Copy of letter sent to Stibbard Gibson and Wills, 15 November 1894
Subject: business. Telegram.
214 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 20 November 1894
Subject: Hanburg Street.
216 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 21 November 1894
Subject: Bell.
217 Copy of letter sent to Meridith Roberts & Co., 22 November 1894
Subject: business.
217 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 23 November 1894
Subject: business.
218 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 23 November 1894
Subject: business.
218 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 24 November 1894
Subject: business.
220 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 22 November 1894
Subject: business.
220 Copy of letter sent to Stibbard Gibson and Wills, 24 November 1894
Subject: Viscount Stormont deceased.
221 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 26 November 1894
Subject: business.
222 Copy of letter sent to F. Gamble, 27 November 1894
Subject: Hanburg Street.
223 Copy of letter sent to Lee Bolton, 29 November 1894
Subject: Warburton Trust.
223 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 20 November 1894
Subject: Hanburg Street property.
224 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 1 December 1894
Subject: business.
225 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 2 December 1894
Subject: Hanburg Street property.
226 Copy of letter sent to Lee Bolton & Co., 3 December 1894
Subject: Warburton trust.
226 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 3 December 1894
Subject: Hanburg Street Property.
230 Copy of letter sent to Meridith Roberts & Co., 10 December 1894
Subject: business.
230 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 12 December 1894
Subject: 804 Old Kent Road.
232 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 21 December 1894
Subject: business.
232 Copy of letter sent to [unknown recipient], 22 December 1894
Subject: business.
233 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 22 December 1894
Subject: Thomas Bell.
234 Copy of letter sent to Robert Griggs, 26 December 1894
Subject: business. Not sent.
234 Copy of letter sent to Robert Griggs, 26 December 1894
Subject: Porter.
235 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 6 January 1895
Subject: Bell.
235 Copy of letter sent to A. C. Double, 9 January 1895
Subject: Robinson.
235 Copy of letter sent to Robert Griggs, 9 January 1895
Subject: Robinson.
236 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 14 January 1895
Subject: Robinson.
237 Copy of letter sent to C. T. & E. I. Moore, [January 1895]
Subject: business.
237 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 16 January 1894 [i.e., 1895]
Subject: Hanbury Street.
237 Copy of letter sent to unknown recipient, 23 January 1894
Subject: Bell.
238 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 8 January 1895
Subject: Hanbury Street.
238 Copy of letter sent to Oliver Jones & Co., 19 January 1895
Subject: business.
239 Copy of letter sent to Robert Griggs, 29 January 1895
Subject: Hanbury Street.
239 Copy of letter sent to Sir George Lewis, 30 January 1895
Subject: Swinburne and Eric Mackay.
240 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 31 January 1895
Subject: Swinburne.
240 Copy of letter sent to Hand & Son, 31 January 1895
Subject: 804 Old Kent Road.
240 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 9 February [1895]
Subject: Lord Stormont deceased.
241 Copy of letter sent to A. H. Ballingall, 9 February 1895
Subject: the late Lord Stormont.
242 Copy of letter sent to The Realm, 12 February 1895
Subject: article on Gordon Hake.
242 Copy of letter sent to Robert Griggs, 14 February 1895
Subject: Hanbury Street property.
243 Copy of letter sent to [unknown recipient], 18 February 1895
Subject: Swinburne estate.
243 Copy of letter sent to Robert Griggs, 19 February 1895
Subject: Robinson property. Letter pinned to page 243.
243 Copy of letter sent to Robert Griggs, 20 February 1895
Subject: Robinson’s Hanbury Street property.
243 Copy of letter sent to unknown recipient [Griggs?], 5 March 1895
Subject: Robinson’s property.
244 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 4 March 1895
Subject: Hanbury Street.
245 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 6 March 1895
Subject: Robinson.
245 Copy of letter sent to Robert Griggs, 6 March 1895
Subject: Dover Street.
246 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 6 March 1895
Subject: 156 Hanbury Street.
246 Copy of letter sent to Robert Griggs, 21 March 1895
Subject: business. Telegram. Answering telegram laid in volume.
247 Copy of letter sent to Robert Griggs, 26 March 1895
Subject: business.
247 Copy of letter sent to Stibbard Gibson and Wills, 5 April 1895
Subject: Lord Stormont deceased.
248 Copy of letter sent to Horsley & Weightman, 5 April 1895
Subject: Robinson’s property.
249 Copy of letter sent to Robert Griggs, [April 1895]
Subject: business.
249 Copy of letter sent to Horsley & Weightman, [April 1895]
Subject: business.
250 Copy of letter sent to A. Double, [undated]
Subject: 156 Hanbury Street.
250 Copy of letter sent to Harris & Son, [April 1895]
Subject: business.
251 Copy of letter sent to Stibbard Gibson & Wills, 17 April 1895
Subject: business.
251 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 17 April 1895
Subject: business.
252 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 18 April 1895
Subject: Lord Stormont’s mortgage.
252 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 19 April 1895
Subject: Lord Stormont’s mortgage.
252 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 19 April 1895
Subject: business.
253 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 22 April 1895
Subject: Lord Stormont’s mortgage.
254 Copy of letter sent to Robert Griggs, 22 April 1895
Subject: Great Dover Street.
254 Copy of letter sent to Alfred Long, 24 April 1895
Subject: business.
255 Copy of letter sent to Robert Griggs, 27 April 1895
Subject: business. Crossed out.
255 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 27 April 1895
Subject: business.
258 Copy of letter sent to Robert Griggs, 30 April 1895
Subject: business.
259 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 8 May 1895
Subject: Lord Stormont.
259 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 9 May 1895
Subject: Lord Stormont.
260 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 8 May 1895
Subject: business.
263 Copy of letter sent to W. A. Willoughby, 10 May 1895
Subject: jury duty.
263 Copy of letter sent to D. Garth, 12 May 1895
Subject: rent at 7 Stone Buildings.
264 Copy of letter sent to A. Long, 14 May 1895
Subject: business.
265 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 16 May 1895
Subject: Dover Street Property.
266 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 16 May 1895
Subject: Lord Stormont mortgage.
266 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 16 May 1895
Subject: Lord Stormont mortgage.
266 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 17 May 1895
Subject: Lord Stormont mortgage.
268 Copy of letter sent to H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 18 May 1895
Subject: Lord Stormont mortgage.
268 Copy of letter sent to [unknown recipient], 18 May 1895
Subject: Stormont mortgage.
269 Copy of letter sent to Robert Griggs, 18 May 1895
Subject: business.
270 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 18 May 1895
Subject: business.
271 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 18 May 1895
Subject: business.
272 Copy of letter sent to Douglas Garth, 20 May 1895
Subject: 7 Stone Buildings.
273 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 1 June 1895
Subject: business.
274 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 5 June 1895
Subject: business.
275 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 8 June 1895
Subject: business.
276 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Consens, 11 June 1895
Subject: health.
277 Copy of letter sent to unknown recipient, 20 June 1895
Subject: Miss Marion Crisp’s settlement.
278 Copy of letter sent to F. A. Crisp, 20 June 1895
Subject: delayed by death of a friend.
278 Copy of letter sent to F. A. Crisp, 25 June 1895
Subject: marriage settlement.
279 Copy of letter sent to F. A. Crisp, 27 June 1895
Subject: M. Crisp marriage settlement.
280 Copy of letter sent to F. A. Crisp, 6 July 1895
Subject: business.
281 Copy of letter sent to M. Cousens, 9 July 1895
Subject: business. Telegram.
282 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 10 July 1895
Subject: business.
282 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 11 July 1895
Subject: business. Telegram.
283 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Cousens, 11 July 1895
Subject: business.
283 Copy of letter sent to F. A. Crisp, 11 July 1895
Subject: business.
284 Copy of letter sent to R. W. Griggs, 12 July 1895
Subject: business.
284 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 13 July 1895
Subject: Crisp.
284 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 19 July 1895
Subject: business.
285 Copy of letter sent to A. Double, 19 July 1895
Subject: business.
285 Copy of letter sent to Mr. Cousens, 21 July 1895
Subject: business.
286 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 23 July 1895
Subject: business.
287 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 27 July 1895
Subject: business.
288 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 30 July 1895
Subject: business.
288 Copy of letter sent to A. Maurice & Co., 30 July 1895
Subject: etching.
289 Copy of letter sent to Mr. Day, 14 August 1895
Subject: business.
289 Copy of letter sent to Harris & Son, 16 August 1895
Subject: business.
289 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 21 August 1895
Subject: business.
290 Copy of letter sent to F. A. Crisp, 22 August 1895
Subject: business.
291 Copy of letter sent to Charles. R. Longbourne, 24 August 1895
Subject: business.
291 Copy of letter sent to Marion Crisp, 27 August 1895
Subject: marriage settlement.
292 Copy of letter sent to F. A. Crisp, 27 August 1895
Subject: Marion Crisp.
292 Copy of letter sent to Mr. Cousens, 29 August 1895
Subject: business.
293 Copy of letter sent to C. W. M. Price, 29 August 1895
Subject: H. H. Mason.
294 Copy of letter sent to C. W. M. Price, 1 September 1895
Subject: business.
294 Copy of letter sent to Mr. Cousens, [September 1895]
Subject: business.
295 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 6 September 1895
Subject: business.
295 Copy of letter sent to C. W. M. Price, 19 September 1895
Subject: business. Telegram.
296 Copy of letter sent to C. W. M. Price, 16 September 1895
Subject: business.
296 Copy of letter sent to A. Double, 16 September 1895
Subject: business.
297 Copy of letter sent to C. W. M. Price, 20 September 1895
Subject: business.
297 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 26 September 1895
Subject: Miss Crisp’s settlement.
298 Copy of letter sent to F. A. Crisp, 26 September 1895
Subject: business.
298 Copy of letter sent to Mr. Day, 27 September 1895
Subject: business.
299 Copy of letter sent to C. W. M. Price, 30 September 1895
Subject: business.
299 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 30 September 1895
Subject: Miss Crisp’s settlement.
299 Copy of letter sent to Gleeson White, 30 September 1895
Subject: poem.
300 Copy of letter sent to C. W. M. Price, 1 October 1895
Subject: business. Telegram.
300 Copy of letter sent to Harris & Son, 23 October 1895
Subject: business.
301 Copy of letter sent to Harris & Son, 28 November 1895
Subject: business.
301 Copy of letter sent to F. A. Crisp, 28 November 1895
Subject: Miss Crisp’s marriage settlement.
302 Copy of letter sent to Harris & Son, 3 December 1895
Subject: business.
302 Copy of letter sent to F. A. Crisp, 8 February 1896
Subject: business.
303 Copy of letter sent to Douglas Garth, 7 March 1896
Subject: business.
304 Copy of letter sent to Charles Longbourne, 12 March 1896
Subject: Crisp.
305 Copy of letter sent to F. A. Crisp, 14 March 1896
Subject: business.
305 Copy of letter sent to Mr. Hunt, 1 April 1896
Subject: gas stove.
306 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Crisp, 10 April 1896
Subject: business.
307 Copy of letter sent to Joseph Jacobs, 12 April 1896
Subject: literary matter.
307 Copy of letter sent to Mr. Cousens, 28 April 1896
Subject: business. Telegram.
307 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 24 May 1896
Subject: business.
308 Copy of letter sent to Coulson Kernahan, 9 June 1896
Subject: George Barrow.
308 Copy of letter sent to F. Shields, 16 June 1896
Subject: business.
309 Copy of letter sent to W. Houghton & Son, 17 June 1896
Subject: business.
309 Copy of letter sent to F. Shields, 20 June 1896
Subject: business.
311 Copy of letter sent to W. Houghton & Son, 20 June 1896
Subject: business.
311 Copy of letter sent to [unknown recipient], [June 1896]
Subject: Book of Beauty.
312 Copy of letter sent to London & Westminster Bank, 29 June 1896
Subject: business.
313 Copy of letter sent to F. Shields, 30 June 1896
Subject: business.
314 Copy of letter sent to W. Houghton & Son, [no day] July 1896
Subject: business.
314 Copy of letter sent to W. Houghton & Son, 8 July 1896
Subject: business.
315 Copy of letter sent to F. Shields, 9 July 1896
Subject: business.
315 Copy of letter sent from A. C. Swinburne to [Francis T.] Palgrave, 10 July 1896
Subject: Swinburne does not wish poems to appear in The Golden Treasury.
316 Copy of letter sent to F. Shields, 10 July 1896
Subject: business.
316 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 22 July 1896
Subject: Bell.
317 Copy of letter sent to Francis T. Palgrave, 22 July 1896
Subject: Swinburne and The Golden Treasury; Morris.
318 Copy of letter sent from A. C. Swinburne to Theodore Watts-Dunton, 20 July 1896
Subject: another letter received from Palgrave.
318 Copy of letter sent to N. Caine, 31 July 1896
Subject: business.
319 Copy of letter sent to Oliver Jones & Co., 6 August 1896
Subject: Bell’s trusts.
319 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. Batestoke, 6 August 1896
Subject: Bell’s trusts.
320 Copy of letter sent to Oliver Jones & Co., 8 August 1896
Subject: George Bell.
321 Copy of letter sent to Bateson, Warr, & Wimshurst, 8 August 1896
Subject: estate of Thomas Bell.
321 Copy of letter sent to Chatto & Windus, 18 August 1896
Subject: Swinburne.
322 Copy of letter sent to A. P. Watt, 20 August 1896
Subject: Swinburne.
322 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 28 August 1896
Subject: Lord de Manley deceased.
323 Copy of letter sent from A. C. Swinburne to Theodore Watts-Dunton, 11 September 1896
Subject: mutual friends; Watts-Dunton’s return.
324 Copy of letter sent to F. H. Day, 26 September 1896
Subject: Swinburne, Rossetti treasures.
325 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 16 October 1896
Subject: business.
325 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Morris, 20 October 1896
Subject: business.
326 Copy of letter sent to Mr. Hankin, [December] 1896
Subject: Fraser drawings.
326 Copy of letter sent to Selwyn Image, 3 February 1896
Subject: Swinburne's signature on document.
326 Copy of letter sent to Mr. Hankin, [December] 1896
Subject: color drawings.
327 Copy of letter sent to Selwyn Image, 10 December 1896
Subject: Swinburne’s signature.
328 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 18 December 1896
Subject: Swinburne trust. Crossed out. Marked "Recopied to ‘Swinburne Trust’ Book."
328 Copy of letter sent to F. H. Evans, 11 January 1897
Subject: photographs.
329 Copy of letter sent to Mr. Lane, 13 January 1897
Subject: Kelmscott edition of Watts-Dunton poems.
329 Copy of letter sent to Mr. Cockerell, 20 January 1897
Subject: Kelmscott Press edition of poems.
330 Copy of letter sent to Chatto & Windus, 5 March 1897
Subject: Swinburne.
330 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 25 March 1897
Subject: copy for printers.
330 Copy of letter sent to A. Taylor, 20 May 1897
Subject: rent.
331 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 30 July 1897
Subject: volume of Watts-Dunton poems.
331 Copy of letter sent to [unknown recipient], 25 November 1897
Subject: business. Crossed out.
332 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 20 August 1897
Subject: business.
332 Copy of letter sent to James Bennett, 1 September 1897
Subject: business.
333 Copy of letter sent to Harvey Roberts, 17 November 1897
Subject: will.
334 Copy of letter sent to F. A. Crisp, 22 November 1897
Subject: Roberts’ will.
335 Copy of letter sent to F. A. Crisp, 24 November 1897
Subject: Roberts’ will.
336 Copy of letter sent to [unknown recipient], 25 November 1897
Subject: business.
336 Copy of letter sent to F. A. Crisp, 27 November 1897
Subject: Roberts’ will.
337 Copy of letter sent to Harvey Roberts, 30 November 1897
Subject: will.
337 Copy of letter sent to [unknown recipient], 6 December 1897
Subject: business.
337 Copy of letter sent to Harvey Roberts, 10 December 1897
Subject: will.
338 Copy of letter sent to Harvey Roberts, 14 December 1897
Subject: will.
338 Copy of letter sent to Harvey Roberts, 21 December 1897
Subject: will.
339 Copy of letter sent to Harvey Roberts, 21 December 1897
Subject: will.
340 Copy of letter sent to Harvey Roberts, 28 December 1897
Subject: will.
340 Copy of letter sent to Harvey Roberts, 31 December 1897
Subject: will.
341 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 29 January 1898
Subject: unauthorized use of Watts-Dunton’s name.
341 Copy of letter sent to G. L. Craik, 4 February 1898
Subject: consent to print Swinburne Greek translations; Swinburne and the Golden Treasury.
342 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 7 February 1898
Subject: publication of Aylwin.
343 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 7 March 1898
Subject: W. H. Crisp.
343 Copy of letter sent from Holdsworth & Payne to F. A. Crisp, 4 March 1898
Subject: deed poll.
344 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 8 March 1898
Subject: Crisp.
344 Copy of letter sent to F. A. Crisp, 26 April 1898
Subject: business.
345 Copy of letter sent to Frank H. Dodd, 28 April 1898
Subject: publication of Aylwin.
345 Copy of letter sent to Henry O’Niel, 28 April 1898
Subject: drawings.
346 Copy of letter sent to A. W. Taylor, 6 May 1898
Subject: brother’s illness; appointment.
346 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead & Co., 30 June 1898
Subject: Aylwin.
347 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 8 July 1898
Subject: Aylwin.
349 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead & Co., 28 June 1898
Subject: Aylwin.
349 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 9 July 1898
Subject: Aylwin.
350 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead & Co., 24 July 1898
Subject: Aylwin.
351 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead & Co., 16 August 1898
Subject: Aylwin.
352 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead & Co., 3 September 1898
Subject: Aylwin.
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2 2 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead & Co., 7 September 1898
Subject: Aylwin.
3 Copy of letter sent to unknown recipient, 7 September 1898
Subject: payment for portrait of a girl.
3 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead & Co., 10 September 1898
Subject: Aylwin.
4 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead & Co., 14 September 1898
Subject: Aylwin.
4 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead & Co., 8 September 1898
Subject: Aylwin. Telegram.
4 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead & Co., 10 September 1898
Subject: Aylwin. Telegram.
5 Copy of letter sent to C. J. E. Pridham, 16 September 1898
Subject: the sale of some pictures.
5 Copy of letter sent to H. Bertram, 16 September 1898
Subject: pictures.
6 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Disney Leith, 20 September 1898
Subject: stock; H. A. Moncrieff.
6-7 Copy of letter sent to H. A. Moncrieff, 20 September 1898
Subject: Mrs. Disney Leith’s stock.
7-8 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead & Co., 21 September 1898
Subject: Aylwin.
8 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead & Co., 15 September 1898
Subject: Aylwin. Telegram.
9 Copy of letter sent to H. A. Moncrieff, 21 September 1898
Subject: Mrs. Leith’s affairs.
9 Copy of letter sent to Bertram Bros., 21 September 1898
Subject: payment for a picture.
9-10 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Leith, 22 September 1898
Subject: Mr. Moncrieff; Bond Street.
10 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 22 September 1898
Subject: request for printed pages of new Watts-Dunton book.
10 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead & Co., 22 September 1898
Subject: correction in Aylwin. Telegram.
11 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead & Co., 27 September 1898
Subject: correction in Aylwin. Telegram.
11 Copy of letter sent to H. A. Moncrieff, 27 September 1898
Subject: I. Masters & Co.; Mrs. Disney Leith. Telegram.
11-12 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 29 September 1898
Subject: credit for Dodd Mead & Co. as printers of the American edition of Aylwin.
12 Copy of letter sent to R. Clay & Sons, 29 September 1898
Subject: Aylwin.
13 Copy of letter sent to John Leconteur, 2 October 1898
Subject: photographing Watts-Dunton at work.
13-14 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Disney Leith, 3 October 1898
Subject: Mrs. Leith’s stock of books.
14-15 Copy of letter sent to H. A. Moncrieff, 4 October 1898
Subject: Mrs. Disney Leith.
15 Copy of letter sent to Arthur Strong, 4 October 1898
Subject: probably Aylwin. Telegram.
15 Copy of letter sent to The Daily Telegraph, 19 October 1898
Subject: Aylwin.
15 Copy of letter sent to Arthur Symons, 19 October 1898
Subject: Aylwin. Telegram.
16 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead & Co., 22 October 1898
Subject: small addition to Aylwin.
16 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead & Co., 22 October 1898
Subject: ten line addition to Aylwin. Telegram.
17-18 Copy of letter sent to W. T. Ryan, 29 October 1898
Subject: reviews of to Aylwin.
18 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead & Co., 29 October 1898
Subject: Aylwin.
18-20 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead & Co., 5 November 1898
Subject: Aylwin.
20-21 Copy of letter sent to George Wyndham, 8 November 1898
Subject: the bad reviews of Aylwin in the Outlook.
21 Copy of letter sent to Percy Wyndham, 8 November 1898
Subject: apology for a previous letter about bad reviews of Aylwin.
22 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Disney Leith, 10 November 1898
Subject: business affairs; Aylwin.
23 Copy of letter sent to R. R. Dale, 14 November 1898
Subject: I. O. Watts deceased.
23 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead & Co., 22 November 1898
Subject: Aylwin. Telegram.
23 Copy of letter sent to London and Westminster Bank, 22 November 1898
Subject: cheque from Dodd Mead and other deposit items.
24-25 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead & Co., 23 November 1898
Subject: Alywin; royalty cheque.
25-26 Copy of letter sent to the Graphic, 6 December 1898
Subject: a new romance; the use of illustration in novels.
26 Copy of letter sent to F. A. Crisp, 14 December 1898
Subject: Steedman’s Soothing Powders; W. H. Crisp; Cooper’s will.
27 Copy of letter sent to F. A. Crisp, 30 December 1898
Subject: the will of the late Harvey Roberts.
27-29 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead & Co., 7 January 1899
Subject: Aylwin.
29 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. Tillotson, 12 January 1899
Subject: short stories.
30 Copy of letter sent to James Dunn, 12 January 1899
Subject: request for appointment.
30 Copy of letter sent to Mr. Sendder, 12 January 1899
Subject: annotated edition of Swinburne’s works.
31 Copy of letter sent to John Randall, 17 January 1899
Subject: letter of reference.
31-32 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead & Co., 21 January 1899
Subject: Aylwin; The Coming of Love.
32 Copy of letter sent to Charles Longbourne, 23 January 1899
Subject: the will of Harvey Roberts.
32 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead & Co., 23 January 1899
Subject: Tauchnitz edition of Aylwin.
33 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 23 January 1899
Subject: Tauchnitz edition of Aylwin.
33-34 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. Leighton, 29 January 1899
Subject: the binding of Aylwin.
35 Copy of letter sent to F. A. Crisp, 1 February 1899
Subject: Harvey Robert’s will.
35-36 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead & Co., 11 February 1899
Subject: reaction to a bad review of Aylwin in the Critic.
37 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. T. O. Hume, 16 February 1899
Subject: the illness of H. T. Dunn.
37 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Bartrum, 17 February 1899
Subject: sanitary work.
38 Copy of letter sent to T. Heath Joyce, 21 February 1899
Subject: story for the Graphic.
39 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead & Co., 1 March 1899
Subject: royalty cheque for Aylwin; Canadian edition of Aylwin.
39 Copy of letter sent to Lady Randolph Churchill, 17 March 1899
Subject: a story; Swinburne.
40-41 Copy of letter sent to Miss G. S. Layard, 15 April 1899
Subject: biography of Mrs. Lynn Linton.
42 Copy of letter sent to John Murray, 24 April 1899
Subject: death of Lady Mary Gordon.
43-44 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 24 April 1899
Subject: John Murray; publishing matters.
44-45 Copy of letter sent to John Murray, 26 April 1899
Subject: a novel to follow Aylwin; the Graphic; desire to publish works quickly; publishing problems.
45 Copy of letter sent to Clement K. Shorter, 16 May 1899
Subject: Maccoll; the Athenaeum.
46-47 Copy of letter sent to Lady Randolph Churchill, 17 May 1899
Subject: an enclosed Swinburne poem for the Anglo-Saxon.
47 Copy of letter sent to D. M. Meredith, 30 May 1899
Subject: Blackett; Aylwin; problems relating to publishers.
48 Copy of letter sent to G. W. Prothero, 31 May 1899
Subject: unable to write for October issue.
49-50 Copy of letter sent to C. T. Longman, 29 May 1899
Subject: publication of Watts-Dunton work.
50-51 Copy of letter sent to C. T. Longman, 7 June 1899
Subject: publishing matters.
51 Copy of letter sent to John Murray, 10 June 1899
Subject: Messrs. Blackett.
51 Copy of letter sent to F. A. Crisp, 19 June 1899
Subject: Harvey Roberts’ will.
52 Copy of letter sent to F. A. Crisp, 21 June 1899
Subject: Mr. Longbourne.
52-53 Copy of letter sent to Edward Arnold, 22 June 1899
Subject: publication of new novel.
53 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 5 July 1899
Subject: will attend to letters tomorrow.
53-55 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Robertson Nicoll, 6 July 1899
Subject: Watts-Dunton’s ailing eyes; the editing of his biographical sketches that had been printed in the Athenaeum.
55 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. Radcliffe, 11 July 1899
Subject: rent for chambers.
56 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. Longbourne, Stevens, and Powell, 13 July 1899
Subject: Admiral Swinburne’s will trust. Crossed out and marked "copied into Swinburne letter book."
56-57 Copy of letter sent to Lady Randolph Churchill, 19 July 1899
Subject: beauty of magazine; contributions to magazine.
57-58 Copy of letter sent to Lady Randolph Churchill, 22 July 1899
Subject: nothing to contribute to magazine.
58 Copy of letter sent to Hurst Blackett Ltd., 22 July 1899
Subject: receipt for Aylwin royalty cheque.
58-59 Copy of letter sent to ----- Marriott, 31 July 1899
Subject: papers in vacated chambers.
59-60 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 7 August 1899
Subject: South Wales; Bullen; Christmas present for Rhys children.
60-62 Copy of letter sent to Harry C. Marillier, 8 August 1899
Subject: photographing a mirror; the originals of the pictures mentioned in Aylwin; Rossetti.
62 Copy of letter sent to Baron Tauchnitz, 16 August 1899
Subject: the Tauchnitz edition of Aylwin; The Coming of Love.
63 Copy of letter sent to Messr. Dodd Mead & Company, 19 August 1899
Subject: royalties on Aylwin.
63 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 21 August 1899
Subject: letters and cheques have been received.
64 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Robertson Nicoll, 21 August 1899
Subject: volume of reminiscences; American sale of Aylwin.
64 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. Longbourne & Co., 2 September 1899
Subject: Admiral Swinburne’s trust. Crossed out and marked "transposed see Swinburne letter book."
65 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. Longbourne & Co., 4 September 1899
Subject: Admiral Swinburne’s will. Crossed out with note "See Swinburne letter book."
66 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 12 September 1899
Subject: a lease.
67 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 14 September 1899
Subject: a lease.
67 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead & Co., 16 September 1899
Subject: proofs of Swinburne’s Rosamund.
68 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead & Co., 22 September 1899
Subject: revised proof of a play; Swinburne.
68 Copy of letter sent to Chatto and Windus, 27 September 1899
Subject: book of Swinburne’s.
69 Copy of letter sent to Charles Scribner’s Sons, 27 September [1899]
Subject: publishing a Swinburne book.
70 Copy of letter sent to ----- Marriott, 27 September 1899
Subject: removal of books and papers in vacated chambers.
70 Copy of letter sent to Funk & Wagnalls Company, 27 September 1899
Subject: invitation to submit a book.
71 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead & Co., 12 October 1899
Subject: publication of Rosamund. Telegram.
71 Copy of letter sent to Rose de Meza, 7 November 1899
Subject: dramatizing Aylwin.
72 Copy of letter sent to I. Silvester, 21 November 1899
Subject: income tax 1899-1900.
73 Copy of letter sent to Walter T. Spencer, 21 November 1899
Subject: Walter T. Spencer.
74 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead & Co., 29 November 1899
Subject: advance royalties for a Swinburne book. Copy of enclosure, which is Swinburne’s receipt for £75, follows.
75 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead & Co., 29 November 1899
Subject: reason for not sending new work; Aylwin.
75 Copy of letter sent to I. Silvester, 6 December 1899
Subject: income tax.
76 Copy of letter sent to I. Silvester, 7 December 1899
Subject: income tax.
76-77 Copy of letter sent to Rose de Meza, 7 December 1899
Subject: dramatization of Aylwin.
77 Copy of letter sent to I. Silvester, 13 December 1899
Subject: income tax.
78 Copy of letter sent to I. Silvester, 6 December 1899
Subject: income tax.
78 Copy of letter sent to Hodder and Stroughton, 19 December 1899
Subject: cheque for right to print Watts-Dunton poem.
79 Copy of letter sent to The Bookman, 12 October 1899
Subject: a receipt for payment of an article.
79 Copy of letter sent to Harold Hodge, 23 December 1899
Subject: Swinburne poem for the Saturday Review.
79-80 Copy of letter sent to Harold Hodge, 28 December 1899
Subject: publishing Swinburne poems.
80 Copy of letter sent to I. Silvester, 2 January 1900
Subject: income tax; Aylwin.
81 Copy of letter sent to Sir D. Mackenzie Wallace, 6 April 1900
Subject: article on George Borrow for the Encyclopedia Britannica. Inserted between pages 81 and 82.
83 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 18 April 1900
Subject: Ongar estate.
84 ALS (2 pages + 3 pages) from Charles R. Longbourne to Theodore Watts-Dunton, 17 April 1900 and 16 [May?] 1900
Subject: Admiral Swinburne’s trust; Ongar estate. The letters are pinned to page 84.
85 ALS (2 pages) from Charles R. Longbourne to Theodore Watts-Dunton, 9 May 1900
Subject: Admiral Swinburne’s trust. The letter is pinned to page 85.
85 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 10 May 1900
Subject: Admiral Swinburne’s will trust.
86-87 Copy of letter sent to E. W. Williamson, 22 May 1900
Subject: certificate for the practice of law. A copy of an enclosure, a letter from E. W. Williamson, is also recorded.
87 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Robertson Nicoll, 21 May 1900
Subject: critical study of Swinburne’s poetry; photographs of the Watts-Dunton residence.
88 Copy of letter sent to Mr. Adams, 23 May 1900
Subject: refusal to lend money.
88-90 Copy of letter sent to E. S. Roberts, 28 May 1900
Subject: Wales; reception of Aylwin in Wales.
90 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 2 June 1900
Subject: size of type in a Watts-Dunton book.
91-92 Copy of letter sent to Edmund Gosse, 29 June 1900
Subject: contributions to the Encyclopedia Britannica.
92-93 Copy of letter sent to Ward Lock & Co., 3 July 1900
Subject: Lavengo; The Life and Correspondence of Thomas Arnold.
93-94 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 3 July 1900
Subject: sixpenny edition of Aylwin.
94-95 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Robertson Nicoll, 5 July 1900
Subject: proof of the sixpenny edition of Aylwin.
95 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Bartram, 4 July 1900
Subject: cheque for rent.
96 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead & Co., 10 July 1900
Subject: introduction to sixpenny edition of Aylwin.
96-97 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead & Co., 2 August 1900
Subject: cheque payable to Swinburne.
97 Copy of letter sent to F. A. Crisp, 7 August 1900
Subject: J. C. Groome.
98 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead and Co., 22 August 1900
Subject: introduction to the 19th edition of Aylwin.
98 Copy of letter sent to I. Silvester, 25 August 1900
Subject: income tax form.
99 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 4 December 1900
Subject: Dinah Hill’s will.
100-101 Copy of letter sent to the Rev. Augustus Jessopp, 8 September 1900
Subject: the register of Crabhouse Nunnery.
101 Copy of letter sent to D. Gordon, 8 September 1900
Subject: resetting sonnets.
102 Copy of letter sent to William Sharp, 8 September 1900
Subject: errors in sonnets.
102-103 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 10 September 1900
Subject: Dinah Hill’s will.
103-104 Copy of letter sent to Ward Lock & Co., 18 September 1900
Subject: George Borrow.
104-105 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Caine, 10 October 1900
Subject: business matters.
105-106 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Francis H. Groome, 21 October 1900
Subject: Mrs. Groome as the subject of a Watts-Dunton poem.
106 Copy of letter sent to Ward Lock & Co., 24 October 1900
Subject: introduction to The Romany Rye.
107 Copy of letter sent to Fisher Unwin, 26 October 1900
Subject: publishing.
107 Copy of letter sent to I. Silvester, 31 October 1900
Subject: tax assessment.
108 Copy of letter sent to G. W. Prothero, 5 November 1900
Subject: William Sharp.
109-110 Copy of letter sent to C. Kinloch Cooke, 6 November 1900
Subject: Swinburne poem for the Imperial.
110 Copy of letter sent to Theodore Wratislaw, 6 November 1900
Subject: thanks for early copy; thoughts on the book.
111-112 Copy of letter sent to David Patrick, 21 November 1900
Subject: articles for Chambers' Encyclopedia. Note in margin: [written 6 November, but] delayed and date altered.
112-113 Copy of letter sent to F. G. Bettany, 12 November 1900
Subject: Chambers Encyclopedia of English Literature.
113 Copy of letter sent to Theodore Wratislaw, 14 November 1900
Subject: dedication of a book to Watts-Dunton.
113-114 Copy of letter sent to Ward Lock & Co., 14 November 1900
Subject: Borrow’s Romany Rye.
114-115 Copy of letter sent to Walter Webb, 21 November 1900
Subject: appointment.
115 Copy of letter sent to Walter Webb, 26 November 1900
Subject: received letter.
115-116 Copy of letter sent to Iliffe Sons & Sturmey, 28 November 1900
Subject: photographs of Watts-Dunton and Swinburne for biographical encyclopedia.
116 Copy of letter sent to Walter Webb, 27 November 1900
Subject: a medical report.
117-118 Copy of letter sent to Sydney Lee, 2 December 1900
Subject: Lee’s work on Shakespeare.
119 Copy of letter sent to Great Indian Peninsula Railway Co., 4 December 1900
Subject: stock.
120 Copy of letter sent to Edward Arnold, 4 December 1900
Subject: Swinburne’s poems in an anthology; the question of Watts-Dunton’s business relationship with Swinburne.
120-121 Copy of letter sent to Ward Lock & Co., 7 December 1900
Subject: omission of Watts-Dunton’s name from the title page of the Romany Rye.
121-122 Copy of letter sent to the Rev. Augustus Jessopp, 7 December 1900
Subject: George Borrow.
122 Copy of letter sent to Iliffe Sons & Sturmey, 7 December 1900
Subject: Watts-Dunton portrait.
123 Copy of letter sent to Henry Alton, 11 December 1900
Subject: application for a job.
123-124 Copy of letter sent to Ward Lock & Co., 13 December 1900
Subject: lack of energy in pushing The Romany Rye.
124 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 17 December 1900
Subject: failure to push The Coming of Love.
125 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 16 December 1900
Subject: failure to push Aylwin.
126 Copy of letter sent to Lionel Johnson, 28 December 1900
Subject: deVere.
127 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Laffan, 29 December 1900
Subject: lecture upon fictional literature.
127 Copy of letter sent to Chatto & Windus, 2 January 1901
Subject: an introduction.
128 Copy of letter sent to Chatto & Windus, 5 January 1901
Subject: requests another copy of arrangement.
128 Copy of letter sent to Prescott Dimsdale & Co., 6 January 1901
Subject: a draft.
128-129 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Francis H. Groome, 6 January 1901
Subject: Mrs. Groome’s picture.
129-130 Copy of letter sent to Vernon Rendall, 17 January 1901
Subject: S. Arthur Strong.
131-132 Copy of letter sent to Ward Lock & Co., 17 January 1901
Subject: Watts-Dunton’s picture.
132-133 Copy of letter sent to the Rev. Augustus Jessopp, 22 January 1901
Subject: ill health.
133-134 Copy of letter sent to T. Nelson & Sons, 25 January 1901
Subject: articles for an encyclopedia.
134-135 Copy of letter sent to Ward Lock & Co., 25 January 1901
Subject: photographs; a leaflet insert for the Romany Rye.
136 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 28 January 1901
Subject: sixth edition of The Coming of Love.
137 Copy of letter sent to Theodore Wratislaw, 29 January 1901
Subject: unauthorized study of Swinburne.
137 Copy of letter sent to Vernon Rendell, 29 January 1901
Subject: Wratislaw’s Swinburne study.
138 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Drinkwater, 1 February 1901
Subject: watercolour drawings.
138 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Drinkwater, 2 February 1901
Subject: cheque for watercolours.
139 Copy of letter sent to Theodore Wratislaw, 6 February 1901
Subject: Wratislaw’s unauthorized Swinburne study.
140 Copy of letter sent to T. Nelson & Sons, 6 February 1901
Subject: articles for encyclopedia.
141 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 7 February 1901
Subject: lost proofs.
141-142 Copy of letter sent to Vernon Rendall, 14 February 1901
Subject: Maccoll, the Athenaeum.
143 Copy of letter sent to James C. Young, 15 February 1901
Subject: autographs.
144 Copy of letter sent to Theodore Wratislaw, 20 February 1901
Subject: praise for Wratislaw’s study of Swinburne.
144-145 Copy of letter sent to J. Churton Collins, [February 1901]
Subject: thanks for book.
145-146 Copy of letter sent to Professor Knight, 26 February 1901
Subject: Watts-Dunton and Swinburne poems for an anthology.
146 Copy of letter sent to Arthur Waugh, 5 March 1901
Subject: articles for encyclopedia.
146-147 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Robinson, 7 March 1901
Subject: articles about Stratford-upon-Avon in the Home Chimes; 5 John Street.
148 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 13 March 1901
Subject: Grant Allen.
149 Copy of letter sent to G. B. Burgin, 15 March 1901
Subject: Swinburne’s deafness.
149-150 Copy of letter sent to Henry Blanchamp, 24 March 1901
Subject: Swinburne’s attitude toward biographers; Frank Harris.
150 Copy of letter sent to Rose de Meza, 25 March 1901
Subject: can’t meet tomorrow.
151 Copy of letter sent to Longbourne, Stevens, and Powell, 30 March 1901
Subject: Admiral Swinburne’s Trust; Ongar Estate. Laid in the volume at this point (likely originally pinned to page 151) is Chales R. Longbourne's 28 March 1901 letter to Watts-Dunton, which pertains to Admiral Swinburne's trust: Ongar estate.
151-152 Copy of letter sent to Frank Harris, 29 March 1901
Subject: newspaper work.
152 Copy of letter sent to Alice Swinburne, 1 April 1901
Subject: Miss Wood; Swinburne.
153 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Francis H. Groome, 4 April 1901
Subject: illness.
153 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Bartrum, 7 April 1901
Subject: rent.
154 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 12 April 1901
Subject: the sale of land at Onger.
155-157 Copy of letter sent to Lawler Wilson, 19 April 1901
Subject: biographical data.
157 Copy of letter sent to Henry Blanchamp, 26 April 1901
Subject: Watts-Dunton photograph.
158-159 Copy of letter sent to Stratford-upon-Avon Herald, 29 April 1901
Subject: two Watts-Dunton sonnets.
159 Copy of letter sent to the Public Free Library, 4 May 1901
Subject: returned books.
160 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, [May 1901]
Subject: book sales.
160-161 Copy of letter sent to Lawler Wilson, 8 May 1901
Subject: Watts-Dunton bibliographical material.
161 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 9 May 1901
Subject: book sales.
162 Copy of letter sent to Ward Lock & Co., 10 May 1901
Subject: introduction for edition of The Romany Rye.
163 Copy of letter sent to J. H. Fisher, 13 May 1901
Subject: publication of Watts-Dunton's picture.
164 Copy of letter sent to Edmund Gosse, 16 May 1901
Subject: Gosse story.
165 Copy of letter sent to the Encyclopedia Britannica, 16 May 1901
Subject: revision of article.
165-166 Copy of letter sent to J. H. Fisher, 16 May 1901
Subject: Watts-Dunton portrait.
166 Copy of letter sent to Arthur Waugh, 18 May 1901
Subject: illness.
167-170 Copy of letter sent to Arthur Waugh, 23 May 1901
Subject: Swinburne’s critical judgment; Walt Whitman.
170 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Bartrum, 23 May 1901
Subject: repairs.
170-171 Copy of letter sent to the Encyclopedia Britannica, 4 June 1901
Subject: articles for the encyclopedia.
172-173 Copy of letter sent to Alfred E. Knight, 11 June 1901
Subject: advice to an author.
173-174 Copy of letter sent to Vernon Rendall, 12 June 1901
Subject: gratitude for favorable review.
174-175 Copy of letter sent to G. S. Layard, 12 June 1901
Subject: biography of Mrs. Lynn Linton.
175 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Cornwallis West [Lady Randolph Churchill], 14 June 1901
Subject: her quarterly [Anglo-Saxon Review].
176 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead & Co., 14 June 1901
Subject: lack of new material for publication.
176-177 Copy of letter sent to William Sharp, 14 June 1901
Subject: favorable reviews of The Coming of Love, Chambers Encyclopedia.
177 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 18 June 1901
Subject: three and sixpenny edition of Aylwin.
178-179 Copy of letter sent to Literature, 3 July 1901
Subject: Rossetti portrait of Watts-Dunton; Swinburne photograph.
179 Copy of letter sent to Lady Margaret Sackville, 4 July 1901
Subject: cancels visit.
180-181 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 6 July 1901
Subject: Aylwin judged as a prose poem.
181 Copy of letter sent to A. Maurice & Co., 6 July 1901
Subject: order for books.
181-182 Copy of letter sent to A. Maurice & Co., [July 1901]
Subject: dissatisfaction with a purchase of books.
182 Copy of letter sent to George Halkett, 18 July 1901
Subject: photographs.
182 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 19 July 1901
Subject: proofs.
183-184 Copy of letter sent to S. B. Herrick, 20 July 1901
Subject: Watts-Dunton sonnets in an anthology.
184-185 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 20 July 1901
Subject: Rossetti designs.
185 Copy of letter sent to Coulson Kernahan, 21 July 1901
Subject: a literary quarrel.
186-187 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 30 July 1901
Subject: manuscript for a new book; a Rossetti nude.
187-188 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 1 August 1901
Subject: eliminating frontispiece in volume of poems.
188 Copy of letter sent to Samuel Head, 1 August 1901
Subject: photographing drawing.
188-189 Copy of letter sent to William Sharp, 7 August 1901
Subject: suggestions for improving manuscript; new Watts-Dunton poems.
190 Copy of letter sent to William Sharp, 9 August 1901
Subject: Swinburne pictures.
190-191 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Deschamps, 17 August 1901
Subject: a Welsh song.
191 Copy of letter sent to I. Silvester, 28 August 1901
Subject: illness.
192 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 3 September 1901
Subject: new edition of Aylwin.
193 Copy of letter sent to F. G. Kitton, 10 September 1901
Subject: Swinburne to edit Oliver Twist for new Dickens edition.
194 Copy of letter sent to F. G. Kitton, 8 September 1901
Subject: new edition of Dickens.
194-195 Copy of letter sent to F. G. Kitton, 10 September 1901
Subject: new edition of Dickens.
195-196 Copy of letter sent to F. G. Kitton, 12 September 1901
Subject: Dickens articles by Watts-Dunton and Swinburne.
196-197 Copy of letter sent to Literature, 16 September 1901
Subject: new Watts-Dunton photograph.
197 Copy of letter sent to Joanna Ober, 16 September 1901
Subject: German translation of Aylwin.
198 Copy of letter sent to Philip J. Welby, 18 September 1901
Subject: requests appointment.
198 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. [Disney] Leith, 20 September 1901
Subject: will reply to letter on Sunday.
199 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. Longbourne & Co., 22 September 1901
Subject: affairs of Mrs. Disney Leith; an old cheque.
199 ALS (1 page), from Longbourne, Stevens, & Powell to Theodore Watts-Dunton, 15 July 1899
Subject: cheque enclosed. Glued to page 199.
199-200 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Disney Leith, 22 September 1901
Subject: business matters.
200 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 23 September 1901
Subject: reason for delay in sending copy.
201 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. [Disney] Leith, 23 September 1901
Subject: trusteeship.
201 Copy of letter sent to Elliott & Fry, 25 September 1901
Subject: proofs.
202 Copy of letter sent to Alfred E. Knight, 26 September 1901
Subject: a manuscript.
202 Copy of letter sent to Charles Morley, 26 September 1901
Subject: Swinburne and Watts-Dunton autographs.
203 Copy of letter sent to Elliott & Fry, 26 September 1901
Subject: photographs of Watts-Dunton and Swinburne.
204 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Craigie, 29 September 1901
Subject: request for a review of new poetry volume.
205 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Newman Howard, 30 September 1901
Subject: use of a Swinburne letter.
205-206 Copy of letter sent to William Archer, 3 October 1901
Subject: Peer Gynt.
206-208 Copy of letter sent to William Heineman, 4 October 1901
Subject: request for advice about German translation of Aylwin.
208 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 4 October 1901
Subject: review of new book for the Athenaeum.
208-209 Copy of letter sent to Coulson Kernahan, 4 October 1901
Subject: review of new book.
209 Copy of letter sent to Arthur Blaikie, 4 October 1901
Subject: review of new book.
210 Copy of letter sent to William Sharp, 4 October 1901
Subject: review of new book.
210-211 Copy of letter sent to Johanna Ober, 5 October 1901
Subject: German translation of Aylwin.
211 Copy of letter sent to Longbourne & Co., 5 October 1901
Subject: Disney Leith’s settlement.
212 Copy of letter sent to Longbourne & Co., 7 October 1901
Subject: Mrs. Disney Leith’s settlement.
212-213 Copy of letter sent to William Archer, 8 October 1901
Subject: Peer Gynt.
213-214 Copy of letter sent to Harold Hodge, 11 October 1901
Subject: Snowdon edition of Aylwin.
214 Copy of letter sent to Edwin Abbey, 13 October 1901
Subject: Shakespearean studies.
214 Copy of letter sent to Harper & Brothers, 3 October 1901
Subject: Abbey’s magazine about Shakespeare’s tragedies.
215 Copy of letter sent to William Sharp, 13 October 1901
Subject: proofs; lunch date.
216 Copy of letter sent to Edwin Abbey, 10 October 1901
Subject: Shakespeare articles.
216-217 Copy of letter sent to George Meredith, 18 October 1901
Subject: Shakespeare article for Harper’s.
218-219 Copy of letter sent to Harper & Brothers, 19 October 1901
Subject: Shakespeare articles for Harper’s.
219-221 Copy of letter sent to William Heinemann, 21 October 1901
Subject: German translation of Aylwin.
221 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 22 October 1901
Subject: Swinburne trust.
221 Copy of letter sent to Joanna Ober, 24 October 1901
Subject: German translation of Aylwin.
222 Copy of letter sent to William Heineman, 24 October 1901
Subject: German translation of Aylwin.
223-224 Copy of letter sent to William Sharp, 24 October 1901
Subject: proofs.
224 Copy of letter sent to Vernon Rendall, 31 October 1901
Subject: essay, "That Literature is Autobiography."
225 Copy of letter sent to George R. Halkett, 31 October 1901
Subject: a lost proof.
226-227 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Robertson Nicoll, 4 November 1901
Subject: a birthday gift.
227-228 Copy of letter sent to Miss Nicoll, 6 November 1901
Subject: Thomas Teccombe.
228 Copy of letter sent to the Surveyor of Taxes, 7 November 1901
Subject: income tax.
229 Copy of letter sent to I. Silvester, 11 November 1901
Subject: income tax.
229-230 Copy of letter sent to Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 12 November 1901
Subject: Swinburne poems for an anthology.
230-231 Copy of letter sent to Sydney Pawling, 13 November 1901
Subject: Garden of Kama.
231 Copy of letter sent to I. Silvester, 15 November 1901
Subject: income tax.
Letter Book (Volume 3) : 13 November 1901-24 March 1903
Volume Page
3 1 Copy of letter sent to George Prothero, 13 November 1901
Subject: M. Douglas.
2 Copy of letter sent to Chatto & Windus, 15 November 1901
Subject: relationship between Swinburne and Watts-Dunton.
3 Copy of letter sent to Percy Fitzgerald, 16 November 1901
Subject: the practical aspects of book reviewing.
4 Copy of letter sent to I. Silvester, 16 November 1901
Subject: income tax.
5 Copy of letter sent to Newman Howard, 19 Novemeber 1901
Subject: the Athenaeum.
7 Copy of letter sent to Harper & Bros., 19 November 1901
Subject: Abbey’s Shakespeare designs.
7 Copy of letter sent to Edmund Gosse, 20 November 1901
Subject: "W. E. H."’s article in the Pall Mall Gazette.
8 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Robertson Nicoll, 20 November 1901
Subject: attack on Stevenson.
9 Copy of letter sent to Vernon Rendall, 26 November 1901
Subject: Henley.
10 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 27 November 1901
Subject: Mrs. Leith’s trust.
10 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 28 November 1901
Subject: Mrs. Leith’s trust.
11 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 28 November 1901
Subject: Christmas at the Mermaid.
11 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Craigie, 28 November 1901
Subject: Christmas cantata; literary matters.
12 Copy of letter sent to Harper & Bros., 4 December 1901
Subject: Shakespeare project.
15 Copy of letter sent to Mobry Bell, 5 December 1901
Subject: article on Arnold and Borrow.
16 Copy of letter sent to Lady Margaret Sackville, 5 December 1901
Subject: poem; appointment.
17 Copy of letter sent to Harold Hodge, 8 December 1901
Subject: article on Julius Caesar.
18 Copy of letter sent to Henry Stephens, 13 December 1901
Subject: business.
19 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 18 December 1901
Subject: Mrs. Leith’s trust.
21 Copy of letter sent to William Armstrong, 22 December 1901
Subject: the Critic. Actually on page 20, which number, however, has been skipped.
22 Copy of letter sent to Elliott & Fry, 27 December 1901
Subject: Watts-Dunton portrait.
23 Copy of letter sent to William Sharp, 29 December 1901
Subject: article changes.
23 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 31 December 1901
Subject: folklore.
24 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 31 December 1901
Subject: articles by Professor Strong.
25 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 6 January 1902
Subject: Mrs. Leith’s trust.
25 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 6 January 1902
Subject: Swinburne business matter.
26 Copy of letter sent to Clement K. Shorter, 10 January 1902
Subject: photographs of Swinburne and Watts-Dunton.
27 Copy of letter sent to William Sharp, 11 January 1902
Subject: essay about Watts-Dunton.
28 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 13 January 1902
Subject: Mrs. Leith’s trust.
29 Copy of letter sent to Clement K. Shorter, 15 January 1902
Subject: photography.
30 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 18 January 1902
Subject: Watts-Dunton poems.
31 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 18 January 1902
Subject: appointment.
31 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Bartrum, 20 January 1902
Subject: rent.
32 Copy of letter sent to Clement K. Shorter, 23 January 1902
Subject: photographing.
33 Copy of letter sent to T. Brine, 25 January 1902
Subject: a new History of England.
33 Copy of letter sent to Rodney Smith, [January 1902]
Subject: Smith autobiography.
34 Copy of letter sent to Greenhough Smith, 3 February 1902
Subject: Elspeth Campell’s story.
34 Copy of letter sent to Vernon Rendall, 4 February 1902
Subject: Groome article.
35 Copy of letter sent to David MacRitchie, 4 February 1902
Subject: Groome.
36 Copy of letter sent to Miss Bartte, 5 February 1902
Subject: Miss Bartte’s birthday articles.
37 Copy of letter sent to Rodney Smith, 5 February 1902
Subject: the Romany race; Aylwin.
39 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Corkran, 11 February 1902
Subject: recollections of conversations for book.
39 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 13 February 1902
Subject: business.
40 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 17 February 1902
Subject: Aylwin.
40 Copy of letter sent to H. A. Webster, 18 February 1902
Subject: Groome.
42 Copy of letter sent to Lady Margaret Sackville, 18 February 1902
Subject: appointments; illness prevents Watts-Dunton from calling at certain times.
42 Copy of letter sent to Harold Hodge, 26 February 1902
Subject: The Haunted Girl.
43 Copy of letter sent to John Sampson, 26 February 1902
Subject: Aylwin; The Coming of Love.
44 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 4 March 1902
Subject: The Renaissance of Wonder.
45 Copy of letter sent to John Sampson, 4 March 1902
Subject: Welsh gypsies.
46 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Robinson, 7 March 1902
Subject: business.
47 Copy of letter sent to William Dana Orcutt, 25 March 1902
Subject: essay on The Merchant of Venice.
48 Copy of letter sent to Harold Hodge, 26 March 1902
Subject: the Saturday Review.
50 Copy of letter sent to Lord Monkswell, 2 April 1902
Subject: charity.
50 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Bartrum, 9 April 1902
Subject: rent.
51 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 11 April 1902
Subject: Chatto.
51 Copy of letter sent to George Prothero, 28 April 1902
Subject: Swinburne article on Dickens; Watts-Dunton sonnets on Cecil Rhodes.
52 Copy of letter sent to Henry Newboll, 1 May 1902
Subject: Prothero introduction. Copy of Prothero’s letter appended.
53 Copy of letter sent to Alfred E. Knight, 2 May 1902
Subject: the Literary Fund.
54 Copy of letter sent to Chatto & Windus, 5 May 1902
Subject: edition of Swinburne poems.
55 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 6 May 1902
Subject: Swinburne poems.
56 Copy of letter sent to Kimloch Cooke, May 1902
Subject: Watts-Dunton’s empire poems.
56 Copy of letter sent to George Prothero, 9 May 1902
Subject: Swinburne.
57 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 14 May 1902
Subject: Admiral Swinburne’s will trust.
59 Copy of letter sent to George Prothero, 19 May 1902
Subject: Swinburne article on Matthew Arnold and Long.
60 Copy of letter sent to Edmund Gosse, 27 May 1902
Subject: Gosse error in article.
61 Copy of letter sent to W. H. Roberts, 29 May 1902
Subject: photographs.
63 Copy of letter sent to Edmund Gosse, 30 May 1902
Subject: slight of Gosse by Swinburne.
64 Copy of letter sent to Max Beerbohm, 31 May 1902
Subject: the rights of the literary artist vs. the literary "resurrection-man."
65 Copy of letter sent to Edmund Gosse, 1 June 1902
Subject: reconciliation.
66 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 3 June 1902
Subject: photographs.
67 Copy of letter sent to G. V. Elers, 4 June 1902
Subject: income tax.
68 Copy of letter to I. Silvester, 4 June 1902
Subject: income tax. Marked cancelled.
68 Copy of letter sent to W. H. Roberts, 9 June 1902
Subject: photos.
69 Copy of letter sent to John Sampson, 11 June 1902
Subject: Groome; Romany lore.
70 Copy of letter sent to Jarrold & Sons, 14 June 1902
Subject: photographs for Aylwin.
71 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 18 June 1902
Subject: Swinburne-Abington estate.
72 Copy of letter sent to Edward T. Dibdin, 19 June 1902
Subject: photographs; Notes and Queries; the Pall Mall; Aylwin.
73 Copy of letter sent to Geo. W. Jones, [June 1902]
Subject: pictures.
74 Copy of letter sent to Miss Gautier, 21 June 1902
Subject: materials for article.
74 Copy of letter sent to Alberta Hall, 23 June 1902
Subject: love sonnets in the Coming of Love.
76 Copy of letter sent to James Knowles, 2 July 1902
Subject: Monna Vanna; stage censorship.
77 Copy of letter sent to Geo. W. Jones, 2 July 1902
Subject: color reproductions for Aylwin.
78 Copy of letter sent to Robert H. Sherard, 4 July 1902
Subject: French edition of Aylwin.
79 Copy of letter sent to Mr. Craig, 4 July 1902
Subject: thanks for reminder.
79 Copy of letter sent to James Knowles, 5 July 1902
Subject: can’t manage [unspecified]; requests lunch date.
80 Copy of letter sent to George Prothero, 6 July 1902
Subject: Harold Skimpole.
80 Copy of letter sent to Robert H. Sherard, 7 July 1902
Subject: requests appointment.
81 Copy of letter sent to James Knowles, 7 July 1902
Subject: Monna Vanna.
81 Copy of letter sent to George Prothero, 14 July 1902
Subject: rates for critical essays.
82 Copy of letter sent to Geo. W. Jones, 1 August 1902
Subject: illustrations for Aylwin.
83 Copy of letter sent to Geo. W. Jones, 2 [August] 1902
Subject: illustrations for Aylwin.
84 Copy of letter sent to Hurst & Blackett, 8 August 1902
Subject: colored portrait of Watts-Dunton as frontispiece for Aylwin.
85 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Craigie, 20 August 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essay for Harper’s Magazine.
86 Copy of letter sent to H. Spielmann, 20 August 1902
Subject: Bryan Shaw drawing to illustrate sonnet; Watts-Dunton on the female breast.
87 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Abbey, 20 August 1902
Subject: essays on Shakespeare for Harper’s Magazine.
88 Copy of letter sent to Joseph Knight, 20 August 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
89 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 20 August 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
89 Copy of letter sent to Arthur Strong, 20 August 1902
Subject: Macbeth article.
90 Copy of letter sent to Geo. W. Jones, 21 August 1902
Subject: reproduction of Watts-Dunton portrait.
91 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Abbey, 22 August 1902
Subject: Abbey illustrations for Shakespeare essays.
91 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Craigie, 22 August 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
92 Copy of letter sent to Harper & Bros. (London), 22 August 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
93 Copy of letter sent to W. L. Alden, 2 August 1902
Subject: Aylwin.
93 Copy of letter sent to Joseph Knight, 23 August 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essay.
94 Copy of letter sent to Arthur Strong, 25 August 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
95 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Abbey, 25 August 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
96 Copy of letter sent to W. L. Alden, 25 August 1902
Subject: Aylwin.
96 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Craigie, 26 August 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays. Telegram.
97 Copy of letter sent to Harper & Bros. (London), 26 August 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
97 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Craigie, 26 August 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
99 Copy of letter sent to Harper & Bros., 27 August 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
100 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 29 August 1902
Subject: photograph.
101 Copy of letter sent to Alfred Ainger, 29 August 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
102 Copy of letter sent to Richard Claverhouse Gibb, 29 August 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
103 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 5 September 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
103 Copy of letter sent to Arthur Strong, 5 September 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
104 Copy of letter sent to Joseph Knight, 5 September 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
104 Copy of letter sent to Arthur Symons, 5 September 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
105 Copy of letter sent to Harold Hodge, 5 September 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
106 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Craigie, 7 September 1902
Subject: Head-Moon, Shakespeare essays.
106 Copy of letter sent to I. T. Barkley, 7 September 1902
Subject: Aylwin; The Coming of Love.
107 Copy of letter sent to Joseph Knight, 7 September 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
108 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 10 September 1902
Subject: Aylwin.
109 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Abbey, 11 September 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
112 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 11 September 1902
Subject: Aylwin.
113 Copy of letter sent to Alice Schanzer, 12 September 1902
Subject: her poetry.
113 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Abbey, 13 September 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
114 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, [September 1902]
Subject: photographs for Aylwin.
115 Copy of letter sent to Edwin Abbey, 16 September 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
117 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 17 September 1902
Subject: Cyclopedia.
117 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Abbey, 18 September 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
119 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 18 September 1902
Subject: Aylwin.
120 Copy of letter sent to Geo. W. Jones, 18 September 1902
Subject: color plates.
120 Copy of letter sent to Harper & Bros. (London), 18 September 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
121 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Abbey, 19 September 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
122 Copy of letter sent to Joseph Knight, 20 September 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
122 Copy of letter sent to Joseph B. Gilder, 20 September 1902
Subject: copyrights.
123 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. T. O. Hume, 20 September 1902
Subject: will send brother’s notes.
123 Copy of letter sent to Harper & Bros., 20 September 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
123 Copy of letter sent to H. Spielmann, 23 September 1902
Subject: publication of a Watts-Dunton sonnet.
124 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. T. O. Hume, 23 September 1902
Subject: the reminiscence of Mrs. Hume’s brother.
125 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 24 September 1902
Subject: photographs for Aylwin.
125 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 25 September 1902
Subject: new preface for Aylwin.
126 Copy of letter sent to Arthur Symons, 26 September 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
126 Copy of letter sent to Arthur Strong, 26 September 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
127 Copy of letter sent to Harold Hodge, 26 September 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
128 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Craigie, 30 September 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
129 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Cousens, 3 October 1902
Subject: personal matter.
129 Copy of letter sent to Joseph B. Gilder, 6 October 1902
Subject: Swinburne.
130 Copy of letter sent to William D. Orcutt, 11 October 1902
Subject: Shakespeare articles.
130 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Abbey, 30 October 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
133 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 13 October 1902
Subject: essay on Byron.
133 Copy of letter sent to the Assessor of Taxes, 15 October 1902
Subject: appointment.
134 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 14 October 1902
Subject: drawings for Shakespeare essays.
134 Copy of letter sent to George Wyndham, 16 October 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
135 Copy of letter sent to Alfred Ainger, 16 October 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
135 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Abbey, 16 October 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
136 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 18 October 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
137 Copy of letter sent to R. M. Smyth, 22 October 1902
Subject: cancels appointment and requests another.
138 Copy of letter sent to F. Warre Cornish, [October 1902]
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
139 Copy of letter sent to Maurice Hewlett, 23 October 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
140 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 23 October 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
141 Copy of letter sent to Harper & Bros. (London), 25 October 1902
Subject: has received letter and will reply Monday.
141 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Abbey, 25 October 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
143 Copy of letter sent to Walter Palmer, 27 October 1902
Subject: M. Watson Reich.
144 Copy of letter sent to George Prothero, 27 October 1902
Subject: overlooked cheque sent in.
145 Copy of letter sent to Harper & Bros. (London), 28 October 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
145 Copy of letter sent to F. Warre Cornish, 28 October 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
146 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 29 October 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
146 Copy of letter sent to F. Warre Cornish, 29 October 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
146 Copy of letter sent to Frank R. Benson, [October 1902]
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
149 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 31 October 1902
Subject: Mrs. Leith’s settlement.
149 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Abbey, 31 October 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
150 Copy of letter sent to Sir Donald Mackenzie Wallace, 4 November 1902
Subject: encyclopedia.
151 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 4 November 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
152 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 5 November 1902
Subject: Aylwin.
152 Copy of letter sent to Clement K. Shorter, 5 November 1902
Subject: Mr. Mosher.
153 Copy of letter sent to R. M. Smyth, 8 November 1902
Subject: assessment.
154 Copy of letter sent to Harold Hodge, 10 November 1902
Subject: requests account of payments to Swinburne.
154 Copy of letter sent to John C. Francis, 10 November 1902
Subject: income tax.
155 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 12 November 1902
Subject: essays.
156 Copy of letter sent to R. M. Smyth, 12 November 1902
Subject: taxes.
156 Copy of letter sent to R. M. Smyth, 13 November 1902
Subject: requests appointment.
156 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 12 November 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
157 Copy of letter sent to Horace Howard Furness, 25 November 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
158 Copy of letter sent to R. M. Smyth, 14 November 1902
Subject: taxes.
159 Copy of letter sent to Professor Woodbury, 25 November 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
159 Copy of letter sent to Professor Lounsbury, 25 November 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
160 Copy of letter sent to Jules Jusserand, 16 December 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
161 Copy of letter to Dr. Patrick, 16 November 1902
Subject: Swinburne. Letter cancelled.
162 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 19 November 1902
Subject: Aylwin.
163 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 19 November 1902
Subject: The Coming of Love.
164 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 20 November 1902
Subject: photographs.
164 Copy of letter sent to F. Warre Cornish, 25 November 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
165 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 25 November 1902
Subject: Shelley essay.
165 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Craigie, 25 November 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
165 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 26 November 1902
Subject: Admiral Swinburne’s Will Trust.
166 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 26 November 1902
Subject: Thackeray.
166 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Abbey, 27 November 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
167 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 28 November 1902
Subject: has asked Mr. Blakie to call.
167 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 28 November 1902
Subject: W. E. Henley.
168 Copy of letter sent to F. Warre Cornish, 29 November 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
168 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 1 December 1902
Subject: Mr. Blaikie [Blakie?].
168 Copy of letter sent to F. Warre Cornish, 29 November 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
169 Copy of letter sent to Alice Swinburne, 1 December 1902
Subject: business.
170 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Gawing, 1 December 1902
Subject: poems.
170 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Craigie, 1 December 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
171 Copy of letter sent to the Academy, 2 December 1902
Subject: John Oliver Hobbes.
171 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 2 December 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
172 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 3 December 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
172 Copy of letter sent to Edwin Abbey, 4 December 1902
Subject: illustrations for Shakespeare essays.
173 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Craigie, 5 December 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
174 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 5 December 1902
Subject: Shelley essay.
175 Copy of letter sent to Harold Hodge, 5 December 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
176 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 5 December 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
176 Copy of letter sent to Elliott & Fry, 7 December 1902
Subject: photographs.
177 Copy of letter sent to Longbourne, Stevens, & Powell, 8 December 1902
Subject: Miss Dinah Hill.
177 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 9 December 1902
Subject: literary research vs. journalism.
178 Copy of letter sent to Clement K. Shorter, 9 December 1902
Subject: likeness of Watts-Dunton; the only good portrait of Swinburne.
179 Copy of letter sent to Harold Hodge, 10 December 1902
Subject: a poem.
179 Copy of letter sent to I. T. Barkley, 10 December 1902
Subject: Aylwin.
180 Copy of letter sent to Harold Hodge, 12 December 1902
Subject: requests copies of proof.
181 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 18 December 1902
Subject: Thackeray essay.
181 Copy of letter sent to F. Warre Cornish, 18 December 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
181 Copy of letter sent to Arthur Strong, 19 December 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
182 Copy of letter sent to Joseph Knight, 19 December 1902
Subject: Aylwin.
182 Copy of letter sent to Vernon Rendall, 20 December 1902
Subject: sonnets of social significance.
184 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 20 December 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
184 Copy of letter sent to Alexander Jessie, 20 December 1902
Subject: French men of letters.
185 Copy of letter sent to Edwin Abbey, 20 December 1902
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
187 Copy of letter sent to J. Cuthbert Hadden, 31 December 1902
Subject: price of an edition of Burns.
188 Copy of letter sent to Miss Rosa Newmarch, 1 January 1903
Subject: sonnets.
189 Copy of letter sent to Horace Howard Furness, 1 January 1903
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
189 Copy of letter sent to C. W. Faulkner & Co., 1 January 1903
Subject: greeting card design.
190 Copy of letter sent to G. F. R. Anderson, 1 January 1903
Subject: the Saturday Review.
191 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Abbey, 1 January 1903
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
192 Copy of letter sent to F. Warre Cornish, 1 January 1903
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
192 Copy of letter sent to George Prothero, 2 January 1903
Subject: a cheque.
193 Copy of letter sent to George Prothero, 3 January 1903
Subject: a cheque.
193 Copy of letter sent to George R. Halkett, 6 January 1903
Subject: a story by Elspeth Campell.
194 Copy of letter sent to Thomas B. Mosher, 8 January 1903
Subject: edition of Rossetti’s poems.
195 Copy of letter sent to J. Cuthbert Hadden, 8 January 1903
Subject: book on Robert Burns.
195 Copy of letter sent to London & Westminster Bank, 12 January 1903
Subject: deposit.
195 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 14 January 1903
Subject: Swinburne essay on Shelley.
196 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 16 January 1903
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
196 Copy of letter sent to J. E. Parrott, 16 January 1903
Subject: Romany lore.
197 Copy of letter sent to Chatto & Windus, 19 January 1903
Subject: Temple Scott.
197 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 19 January 1903
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
198 Copy of letter sent to R. Farquharson Sharp, 19 January 1903
Subject: Watts-Dunton biographical data.
198 Copy of letter sent to C. Williams, 20 January 1903
Subject: the tyranny of Trade Unions.
200 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 19 January 1903
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
201 Copy of letter sent to Lippincott & Co., 21 January 1903
Subject: Dictionary of British and American Authors.
201 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 21 January 1903
Subject: proof of article.
201 Copy of letter sent to Chatto & Windus, 22 January 1903
Subject: Temple Scott; Swinburne.
202 Copy of letter sent to J. E. Parrott, 23 January 1903
Subject: Aylwin; Nelson’s Encyclopedia.
203 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Abbey, 23 January 1903
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
203 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 23 January 1903
Subject: publication of Aylwin.
204 Copy of letter sent to Douglas Anderson, 24 January 1903
Subject: reminiscences; Aylwin.
205 Copy of letter sent to J. A. Crawley, 13 January 1903
Subject: Aylwin.
207 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 28 January 1903
Subject: Aylwin.
208 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 28 January 1903
Subject: Swinburne essay on Shelley.
208 Copy of letter sent to F. Warre Cornish, 28 January 1903
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
209 Copy of letter sent to James A. Craig, 28 January 1903
Subject: Great Thoughts.
209 Copy of letter sent to Rev. G. Hall, 28 January 1903
Subject: Groome; Kriegspiel.
210 Copy of letter sent to Caroline E. Fantoli, 28 January 1903
Subject: personal illness.
211 Copy of letter sent to Stringer Bateman, 31 January 1903
Subject: no longer reviews books.
211 Copy of letter sent to Stringer Bateman, 3 February 1903
Subject: can’t review book.
212 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 4 February 1903
Subject: will send Swinburne’s article on Shelley tomorrow.
213 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. S. B. Herrick, 6 February 1903
Subject: appreciation for book.
213 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 6 February 1903
Subject: requests lunch date.
213 Copy of letter sent to John D. Francis, 6 February 1903
Subject: Christmas sonnet.
214 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 10 February 1903
Subject: Athenaeum.
215 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 11 February 1903
Subject: thanks for letter.
215 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 24 February 1903
Subject: Swinburne essay on Shelley; Renascence of Wonder.
216 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 24 February 1903
Subject: can’t get the installment off until Saturday.
217 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 3 March 1903
Subject: arrangements to send copy on Saturday.
217 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. [Anne Thakeray] Ritchie, 3 March 1903
Subject: Athenaeum and clubs in general.
218 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 5 March 1903
Subject: manuscript.
219 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 7 March 1903
Subject: manuscript.
220 Copy of letter sent to H. Plummer, 7 March 1903
Subject: Jubilee Commemoration of Manchester Free Libraries.
221 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 11 March 1903
Subject: Love’s Second Sight.
222 Copy of letter sent to H. M. Alden, 11 March 1903
Subject: manuscript difficulties.
224 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 13 March 1903
Subject: Swinburne’s essay on Shelley.
224 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, [March 1903]
Subject: manuscript.
225 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 16 March 1903
Subject: Cymric language.
225 Copy of letter sent to Miss Durham, 16 March 1903
Subject: requests appointment.
226 Copy of letter sent to Arthur Symons, 18 March 1903
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
227 Copy of letter sent to Harper & Bros. (London), 19 March 1903
Subject: Shakespeare essay.
227 Copy of letter sent to London & Westminster Bank, 19 March 1903
Subject: deposit.
228 Copy of letter sent to A. W. Pinero, 19 March 1903
Subject: Stevenson and Henley.
229 Copy of letter sent to Harper & Bros. (London), 19 March 1903
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
230 Copy of letter sent to London Library, 19 March 1903
Subject: Bank of England.
230 Copy of letter sent to Lady Colin Campbell, 20 March 1903
Subject: requests contents of mislaid letter.
231 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 20 March 1903
Subject: requests meeting.
231 Copy of letter sent to Lady Colin Campbell, 28 March 1903
Subject: Shakespeare’s town.
232 Copy of letter sent to Harper & Bros. (London), 24 March 1903
Subject: essay on Romeo and Juliet.
233 Copy of letter sent to Arthur Symons, 24 March 1903
Subject: essay on Romeo and Juliet.
233 Copy of letter sent to F. Warre Cornish, 24 March 1903
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
Letter Book (Volume 4) : 24 March 1903-2 April 1904
Volume Page
4 1 Copy of letter sent to Arthur C. Benson, 24 March 1903
Subject: Rossetti.
1 Copy of letter sent to Edwin Abbey, 25 March 1903
Subject: Shakespeare essays--illustrations.
2 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 25 March 1903
Subject: confirms time of appointment.
2 Copy of letter sent to Signor Dott. Mario Borso, 26 March 1903
Subject: Il Secolo.
3 Copy of letter sent to C. E. Larter, 26 March 1903
Subject: Aylwin.
4 Copy of letter sent to Jessie Bedford, 27 March 1903
Subject: can’t meet Sunday.
4 Copy of letter sent to George Gissing, 27 March 1903
Subject: requests information about a story that appeared in a magazine of Gissing’s.
5 Copy of letter sent to Arthur C. Benson, 27 March 1903
Subject: Saturday lunch date.
6 Copy of letter sent to T. Heath Joyce, 30 March 1903
Subject: article for The Graphic.
7 Copy of letter sent to Arthur C. Benson, 31 March 1903
Subject: confirms lunch appointment.
8 Copy of letter sent to T. Heath Joyce, 31 March 1903
Subject: Arthur Symons.
8 Copy of letter sent to Arthur C. Benson, 31 March 1903
Subject: Miss Swinburne.
9 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 2 April 1903
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
9 Copy of letter sent to [Henry] Arthur Jones, 3 April 1903
Subject: dramatic criticism; White-washing Julia.
11 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 7 April 1903
Subject: Great Indian Peninsula Railroad Co.
12 Copy of letter sent to Frank Mathieson, 7 April 1903
Subject: Rossetti.
12 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Cousens, 7 April 1903
Subject: letter not received.
13 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Katharine Parr, 9 April 1903
Subject: copies of Aylwin and The Coming of Love sent for bazaar.
13 Copy of letter sent to A. W. Pinero, 9 April 1903
Subject: Stevenson; Iris.
14 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 14 April 1903
Subject: Swinburne’s essay on Shelley.
14 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 15 April 1903
Subject: Swinburne’s essay on Shelley.
15 Copy of letter sent to Lady Colin Campbell, 15 April 1903
Subject: desecration of Stratford-upon-Avon.
18 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. William Sharp, 15 April 1903
Subject: trusteeship.
18 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 16 April 1903
Subject: Borrow article.
19 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 17 April 1903
Subject: article on Borrow.
19 Copy of letter sent to Lady Colin Campbell, 19 April 1903
Subject: Stratford-on-Avon.
20 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Cousens, 21 April 1903
Subject: personal matter.
21 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 22 April 1903
Subject: requests Borrow proof.
21 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 24 April 1903
Subject: received letter from Mr. Alden.
22 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 24 April 1903
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
22 Copy of letter sent to Marie Corelli, 25 April 1903
Subject: Stratford-on-Avon. Letter written by T. Keynes, secretary.
23 Copy of letter sent to Arthur Symons, 28 April 1903
Subject: book dedication; appreciation of poet by contemporaries.
25 Copy of letter sent to Harper & Bros. (London), 30 April 1903
Subject: amount agreed upon for Shakespeare articles.
25 Copy of letter sent to [Edmund] Gosse, 2 May 1903
Subject: requests lunch.
26 Copy of letter sent to Edmund Gosse, 4 May 1903
Subject: literary business.
26 Copy of letter sent to James A. Craig, 5 May 1903
Subject: Blathwayt’s work; Great Thoughts; Marconi.
27 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 5 May 1903
Subject: poem of Miss Campbell’s.
27 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 6 May 1903
Subject: returns revised "Shelley."
27 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 7 May 1903
Subject: promises revision.
28 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Hume, 7 May 1903
Subject: will write Saturday.
28 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 7 May 1903
Subject: Miss Campbell’s poem.
29 Copy of letter sent to Clementina Black, 13 May 1903
Subject: translation of Aylwin into Norwegian.
29 Copy of letter sent to Karen Killengreen, 13 May 1903
Subject: translation of Aylwin into Norwegian.
30 Copy of letter sent to Charles Peters, 14 May 1903
Subject: Mother Carey’s Chickens; The Coming of Love; The Girls’ Own Reciter; translation of Aylwin into Norwegian.
31 Copy of letter sent to James A. Craig, 14 May 1903
Subject: portrait of Watts-Dunton.
31 Copy of letter sent to Arthur Blackett, 15 May 1903
Subject: requests Blackett to write when he returns to business. Letter not transcribed.
31 Copy of letter sent to D. F. de l’Hoste Ranking, 15 May 1903
Subject: Aylwin; Knockers Lylum.
32 Copy of letter sent to Charles Peters, 15 May 1903
Subject: The Coming of Love; Aylwin
32 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 18 May 1903
Subject: will send Borrow proof tomorrow; Professor Strong unable to write article.
33 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 20 May 1903
Subject: Borrow bibliography.
34 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. T. O. Hume, 21 May 1903
Subject: Rossetti.
35 Copy of letter sent to H. E. Hooper, 21 May 1903
Subject: writings of Watts-Dunton.
36 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 21 May 1903
Subject: Professor Strong.
37 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 22 May 1903
Subject: Bailey’s The Age; Professor Strong.
37 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 22 May 1903
Subject: Professor Strong; article on Watts-Dunton.
38 Copy of letter sent to R. Blathwayt, 27 May 1903
Subject: gypsies of Aylwin.
39 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 27 May 1903
Subject: Chambers’ Cyclopoedia.
39 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 28 May 1903
Subject: Chambers’ Cyclopoedia; Aylwin; The Coming of Love.
40 Copy of letter sent to James A. Craig, 2 June 1903
Subject: gypsy question.
40 Copy of letter sent to Sir Lewis Morris, 2 June 1903
Subject: Athenaeum.
41 Copy of letter sent to F. Warre Cornish, [no day] June 1903
Subject: King Henry V; fire at Eton.
41 Copy of letter sent to Harold Hodge, 4 June 1903
Subject: Julius Caesar.
42 Copy of letter sent to E. S. Lucas, 5 June 1903
Subject: reminiscences; skits on Encyclopoedia Brittanica; Charles and Mary Lamb.
44 Copy of letter sent to La Signora Galimberti, 5 June 1903
Subject: gypsies; Rossetti; location of Watts-Dunton’s literary works; The Coming of Love; illustrations; enclosure of unfinished letter to Madame Gautier.
46 Copy of letter sent to James A. Craig, 6 June 1903
Subject: Great Thoughts.
47 Copy of letter sent to Harold Hodge, 7 June 1903
Subject: letter to G. A. B. Dewar enclosed to be forwarded.
47 Copy of letter sent to G. A. B. Dewar, 7 June 1903
Subject: requests lunch or dinner appointment.
48 Copy of letter sent to Oscar Parker, 10 June 1903
Subject: English Illustrated Magazine.
48 Copy of letter sent to Madame Gautier, 10 June 1903
Subject: Madame Galimberti.
49 Copy of letter sent to Arthur C. Benson, 10 June 1903
Subject: reaction to Benson’s stories.
50 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Abbey, 12 June 1903
Subject: requests appointment.
50 Copy of letter sent to Edwin Abbey, 15 June 1903
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
51 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 16 June 1903
Subject: Byron.
51 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 18 June 1903
Subject: Byron article.
51 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 19 June 1903
Subject: Rhys’ article on Richard III.
52 Copy of letter sent to La Signora Galimberti, 19 June 1903
Subject: photographs; Aylwin.
53 Copy of letter sent to Miss Campbell, 20 June 1903
Subject: poem.
54 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 20 June 1903
Subject: novel by Miss Bohway.
54 Copy of letter sent to John Sampson, 22 June 1903
Subject: Romany Rye.
55 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 22 June 1903
Subject: Renascence of Wonder.
55 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 23 June 1903
Subject: Rossetti and William Morris.
56 Copy of letter sent to John Sampson, 24 June 1903
Subject: Romany Rye; Borrow.
57 Copy of letter sent to Jessie Bedford, 27 June 1903
Subject: The Winding Road; The Poetry Calendar.
58 Copy of letter sent to Elliott Stock, 27 June 1903
Subject: anthology of Swinburne’s work.
58 Copy of letter sent to John Sampson, 27 June 1903
Subject: Romany language.
59 Copy of letter sent to Elliott Stock, 29 June 1903
Subject: permission to have verses sung.
59 Copy of letter sent to Miss Bowhay, 29 June 1903
Subject: manuscript of book.
59 Copy of letter sent to F. E. Money-Coults, 29 June 1903
Subject: thanks for book.
60 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 30 June 1903
Subject: Byron article; Rossetti and William Morris.
61 Copy of letter sent to Biographical Press Agency, 1 July 1903
Subject: interview.
61 Copy of letter sent to W. George Roberts, 1 July 1903
Subject: Welsh appreciation.
62 Copy of letter sent to Karen Killengreen, 1 July 1903
Subject: translating Aylwin into Norwegian.
62 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 2 July 1903
Subject: The Coming of Love.
62 Copy of letter sent to Walter Raleigh, 2 July 1903
Subject: Wordsworth essay, etc.
63 Copy of letter to Dr. Patrick, 2 July 1903
Subject: suggests Robert Steele for article about Morris. Marked cancelled.
63 Copy of letter sent to Robert Steele, 2 July 1903
Subject: essay on William Morris.
64 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 3 July 1903
Subject: Robert Steele--article on William Morris; article on Byron.
64 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 4 July 1903
Subject: Byron proof; Steele.
65 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 6 July 1903
Subject: Byron proof; Steele.
65 Copy of letter sent to William Sharp, 6 July 1903
Subject: appointment.
65 Copy of letter sent to Jessie Bedford, 7 July 1903
Subject: book of poems.
66 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 7 July 1903
Subject: Steele and article on Morris.
66 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 8 July 1903
Subject: James Douglas.
67 Copy of letter sent to Walter Raleigh, 8 July 1903
Subject: Milton.
67 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 8 July 1903
Subject: Admiral Swinburne’s Trust.
68 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 9 July 1903
Subject: lecture.
68 Copy of letter sent to William Sharp, 10 July 1903
Subject: a loan.
69 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 10 July 1903
Subject: Byron proof; Steele on Morris; Borrow article.
69 Copy of letter sent to T. W. H. Crosland, 11 July 1903
Subject: contemporary woman.
70 Copy of letter sent to Miss Tait, 11 July 1903
Subject: Aylwin; The Coming of Love.
71 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 13 July 1903
Subject: Borrow article.
71 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 14 July 1903
Subject: article on Watts-Dunton.
72 Copy of letter to Dr. Patrick, 14 July 1903
Subject: no need to quote from writer’s books. Marked cancelled.
72 Copy of letter sent to William Sharp, 14 July 1903
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
73 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 14 July 1903
Subject: Henley.
73 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Bartrum, 15 July 1903
Subject: cheque.
73 Copy of letter sent to Miss Tait, 15 July 1903
Subject: Aylwin; The Coming of Love.
74 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 16 July 1903
Subject: Byron proof.
74 Copy of letter sent to R. A. J. Walling, 17 July 1903
Subject: Borrow.
75 Copy of letter sent to C. E. Hughes, 18 July 1903
Subject: anthology.
75 Copy of letter sent to E. V. Lucas, 18 July 1903
Subject: allusions to Leigh Hunt and Coleridge.
76 Copy of letter sent to Edward S. Willard, 20 July 1903
Subject: appointment.
76 Copy of letter sent to Edward S. Willard, 23 July 1903
Subject: drama at St. James’ Theatre.
77 Copy of letter sent to Edmund Gosse, 23 July 1903
Subject: Henley and George Meredith.
78 Copy of letter sent to Edmund Gosse, 26 July 1903
Subject: criticism of Henley’s friends.
79 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 28 July 1903
Subject: Byron article.
79 Copy of letter to James Douglas, 28 July 1903
Subject: article revisions. Crossed out.
80 Copy of letter sent to W. H. Hutton, 31 July 1903
Subject: Swinburne and Bishop Stubbs.
80 Copy of letter sent to D. M. Meredith, 31 July 1903
Subject: Swinburne and Bishop Stubbs.
81 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blacket, 31 July 1903
Subject: copies of Aylwin.
81 Copy of letter sent to Thomas R. Way, 1 August 1903
Subject: Whistler lithographs.
82 Copy of letter sent to Walter Raleigh, 1 August 1903
Subject: The English Novel; Rossetti.
82 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 4 August 1903
Subject: requests information about how many poems to excise.
83 Copy of letter sent to W. M. Rossetti, 4 August 1903
Subject: evaluation of Rossetti’s book.
83 Copy of letter to Romeike & Curtice, 5 August 1903
Subject: requests translations. Unfinished; marked cancelled.
84 Copy of letter sent to Romeike & Curtice, 6 August 1903
Subject: wishes to commission translations.
84 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 7 August 1903
Subject: encloses document that is too long.
84 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 8 August 1903
Subject: article on Renascence of Wonder.
85 Copy of letter sent to William Dana Orcutt, 11 August 1903
Subject: essay on The Merchant of Venice.
86 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 11 August 1903
Subject: introduction to article.
86 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 13 August 1903
Subject: Renascence of Wonder article; pressure of work.
87 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 14 August 1903
Subject: scientific book by Carl Snyder.
88 Copy of letter sent to Romeike & Curtice, 17 August 1903
Subject: English translation of Italian article.
88 Copy of letter sent to J. W. Stroughton, 19 August 1903
Subject: Aylwin and The Coming of Love; In Memoriam.
89 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 20 August 1903
Subject: article on Renascence of Wonder; Byron proof.
90 Copy of letter sent to La Signora Galimberti, 22 August 1903
Subject: appreciation of article criticizing his writing.
91 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 22 August 1903
Subject: Byron article.
92 Copy of letter sent to Methuen & Co., 25 August 1903
Subject: enclosed letter to be addressed and sent to editor of A Little Book of English Sonnets.
92 Copy of letter sent to Bowyer Nichols, 25 August 1903
Subject: A Little Book of English Sonnets.
93 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 29 August 1903
Subject: article on Renascence of Wonder.
94 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 1 September 1903
Subject: article on Renascence of Wonder.
94 Copy of letter sent to Duchess of Sutherland, 2 September 1903
Subject: Swinburne.
95 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 4 September 1903
Subject: article on Renascence of Wonder.
96 Copy of letter sent to H. Williamson, 7 September 1903
Subject: money to typist.
96 Copy of letter sent to T. R. Way, 8 September 1903
Subject: Whistler.
97 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 11 September 1903
Subject: proof of article.
97 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 15 September 1903
Subject: Renascence of Wonder article.
97 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 16 September 1903
Subject: Renascence of Wonder article.
98 Copy of letter sent to Lady A. Campbell [Lady Archie Campbell], [September 1903]
Subject: requests an appointment.
98 Copy of letter sent to Romeike & Curtice, 18 September 1903
Subject: payment for translating Italian article.
99 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 21 September 1903
Subject: Borrow and Byron prints.
99 Copy of letter sent to Fisher Unwin, 21 September 1903
Subject: Marlowe question.
99 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 20 September 1903
Subject: article proofs.
100 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 25 September 1903
Subject: Renascence of Wonder article.
101 Copy of letter sent to Lady Archie Campbell, 25 September 1903
Subject: personal.
101 Copy of letter sent to W. D. Orcutt, 28 September 1903
Subject: essay on The Merchant of Venice. Receipts enclosed.
102 Copy of letter sent to R. M. Smyth, 28 September 1903
Subject: income tax.
102 Copy of letter sent to William Sharp, 30 September 1903
Subject: will write on Friday.
103 Copy of letter sent to The Lady Mayoress of London, 30 September 1903
Subject: declines invitation to dinner.
103 Copy of letter sent to Lady Leighton Warren, 30 September 1903
Subject: monograph on her brother; used to being ignored.
104 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 3 October 1903
Subject: revised proofs.
104 Copy of letter sent to Moore & Co., 3 October 1903
Subject: book order.
105 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 5 October 1903
Subject: final revise of proof; James Douglas; mistake not to have index.
106 Copy of letter sent to Isabel Swinburne, 5 October 1903
Subject: letter of sympathy.
107 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 5 October 1903
Subject: Dr. Patrick.
107 Copy of letter sent to Moore & Co., 6 October 1903
Subject: book order.
108 Copy of letter sent to Edwin Abbey, 6 October 1903
Subject: Titus Andronicus; William Sharp.
108 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 6 October 1903
Subject: encloses copy of letter to Edwin Abbey.
108 Copy of letter sent to William Sharp, 7 October 1903
Subject: essay on Titus Andronicus.
109 Copy of letter sent to Isabel Swinburne, 9 October 1903
Subject: personal.
110 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 10 October 1903
Subject: Aylwin out of print.
111 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 10 October 1903
Subject: Renascence of Wonder proof.
111 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 12 October 1903
Subject: plagiarism of W. E. H.
112 Copy of letter sent to Moore & Co., 12 October 1903
Subject: The New Day.
112 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 11 October 1903
Subject: dislike for word Scotch; prefer Scottish.
113 Copy of letter sent to William Sharp, 12 October 1903
Subject: authorship of Titus Andronicus.
114 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 13 October 1903
Subject: Aylwin; dissatisfaction with publishers.
116 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Coronio, 13 October 1903
Subject: personal.
116 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Dabbs, 14 October 1903
Subject: personal.
117 Copy of letter sent to La Signora Galimberti, 14 October 1903
Subject: Swinburne; Spenser; Athenaeum; The Times Weekly Supplement; The Spectator; Saturday Review; Outlook; Pilot; The Bookman.
119 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, [October 1903]
Subject: Watts-Dunton article.
120 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 16 October 1903
Subject: Watts-Dunton article.
121 Copy of letter sent to the editor of The Gloucester Journal, 16 October 1903
Subject: seeking information on Charles Augustus Howell.
122 Copy of letter sent to the editor of The Gloucester Journal, 16 October 1903
Subject: asks for enclosed letter to be forwarded to London correspondent.
122 Copy of letter sent to Madame Coronio, 16 October 1903
Subject: signing books for charity.
123 Copy of letter sent to Isabel Swinburne, 17 October 1903
Subject: personal.
124 Copy of letter sent to William Sharp, 19 October 1903
Subject: sending copies of his works.
124 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 19 October 1903
Subject: Grant Richards.
125 Copy of letter sent to Madame Coronio, 19 October 1903
Subject: signing books for charity.
126 Copy of letter sent to William Sharp, 19 October 1903
Subject: Aylwin.
126 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 20 October 1903
Subject: Titus Andronicus.
127 Copy of letter sent to William Dana Orcutt, 20 October 1903
Subject: copyrights by American publishers.
128 Copy of letter sent to William Sharp, [October 1903]
Subject: Titus Andronicus; East Anglican article.
129 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 22 October 1903
Subject: W. E. Henley’s attack on Stevenson.
130 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 22 October 1903
Subject: time of paying for manuscript.
131 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 22 October 1903
Subject: pictures.
131 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 22 October 1903
Subject: publisher problems.
131 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 23 October 1903
Subject: Aylwin.
132 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Herbert, 23 October 1903
Subject: requests she not call until Watts-Dunton writes again.
132 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 23 October 1903
Subject: suggestions for book.
133 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 24 October 1903
Subject: Sharp’s honorarium.
133 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 26 October 1903
Subject: pictures.
134 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Verone Black, 28 October 1903
Subject: Mr. Black.
135 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 29 October 1903
Subjects: wants all the material he sent him.
135 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. Hutchinson & Co., 29 October 1903
Subject: ask to forward enclosed letter.
135 Copy of letter sent to Richard Whiting, 29 October 1903
Subject: approval of his novel; opinion of Yankee girls; aristocracy vs. plutocracy.
137 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 30 October 1903
Subject: Sharp’s honorarium.
137 Copy of letter sent to Arthur Waugh, 31 October 1903
Subject: thanks for Wells’ book.
138 Copy of letter sent to R. Blathwayt, 31 October 1903
Subject: unsure if he answered his letter; requests luncheon or dinner appointment.
138 Copy of letter sent to A. C. Doyle, 1 November 1903
Subject: Dr. Watson’s records; S. Holmes.
139 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 2 November 1903
Subject: anthology.
140 Copy of letter sent to Alfred Austin, 3 November 1903
Subject: recalls visit.
140 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Sidgwick, 3 November 1903
Subject: thanks for book.
141 Copy of letter sent to R. Blathwayt, 7 November 1903
Subject: Swinburne.
141 Copy of letter sent to Miss Tait, 6 November 1903
Subject: can’t accept invitation.
142 Copy of letter sent to R. Blathwayt, 10 November 1903
Subject: explains tone of previous letter.
143 Copy of letter sent to London Library, 11 November 1903
Subject: request for book.
143 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 12 November 1903
Subject: Cyclopaedia of English Literature.
143 Copy of letter sent to Madame Gautier, 13 November 1903
Subject: personal.
144 Copy of letter sent to Thomas Mosher, 3 November 1903
Subject: thanks for present.
144 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Gautier, 14 November 1903
Subject: changes time of appointment.
145 Copy of letter sent to Isabel Swinburne, 17 November 1903
Subject: Swinburne dangerously ill.
146 Copy of letter sent to Clement K. Shorter, 18 November 1903
Subject: Lavengro; Romany Rye.
146 Copy of letter sent to Isabel Swinburne, 18 November 1903
Subject: telegram re: Swinburne.
146 Copy of letter sent to Clement K. Shorter, 18 November 1903
Subject: too anxious to write fully; suggests Shorter look at his other pieces on Borrow.
146 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Leith, 19 November 1903
Subject: telegram re: Swinburne’s illness.
147 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, [November 1903]
Subject: anthology.
147 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 20 November 1903
Subject: Aylwin to be included in The World’s Classics.
148 Copy of letter sent to Frank Taylor, 20 November 1903
Subject: thanks for draft.
148 Copy of letter sent to Clement K. Shorter, 20 November 1903
Subject: message to Norwich; Shorter’s grandmother.
148 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 20 November 1903
Subject: Cyclopedia.
149 Copy of letter sent to [Sir John] Swinburne, 23 November 1903
Subject: telegram re: Swinburne’s illness.
149 Copy of letter sent to [Isabel] Swinburne, [November 1903]
Subject: telegram re: Swinburne’s illness.
149 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 23 November 1903
Subject: Aylwin; Swinburne’s illness.
149 Copy of letter sent to [Sir John] Swinburne, 23 November 1903
Subject: telegram re: Swinburne.
150 Copy of letter sent to Duchess of Sutherland, 24 November 1903
Subject: Swinburne’s illness.
150 Copy of letter sent to Madame Gautier, 24 November 1903
Subject: Swinburne’s illness.
151 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Robertson Nicoll, 26 November 1903
Subject: Aylwin; Renascence of Wonder; omnipotence of love as a spiritual force is a motif of Aylwin and The Coming of Love.
153 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Robertson Nicoll, 27 November 1903
Subject: Renascence of Wonder; idea of love.
154 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 27 November 1903
Subject: Swinburne’s illness.
154 Copy of letter sent to Ernest A. Baker, 27 November 1903
Subject: thanks for book.
155 Copy of letter sent to Miss Durham, 28 November 1903
Subject: Swinburne’s illness.
155 Copy of letter sent to George Meredith, 30 November 1903
Subject: Swinburne’s illness; opinion of Meredith.
156 Copy of letter sent from George Meredith to Theodore Watts-Dunton, 27 November 1903
Subject: Swinburne’s illness.
157 Copy of letter sent to J. Philip Collins, 1 December 1903
Subject: objection to interview being written up without consent.
157 Copy of letter sent to the Editor, The Pall Mall Gazette, 1 December 1903
Subject: note for Mr. Collins; a mistake has been made. Marked cancelled.
158 Copy of letter sent to Isabel Swinburne; 3 December 1903
Subject: Swiburne; portrait of Isabel.
159 Copy of letter sent to Sir Douglas Straight, 2 December 1903
Subject: Pall Mall Gazette; unauthorized publication of interview.
160 Copy of letter sent to D. M. Meredith, 30 November 1903
Subject: disgust for contemporary pressmen; rage at unauthorized publication of interview with man from Pall Mall Gazette; George Meredith; Swinburne.
161 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Robertson Nicoll, 5 December 1903
Subject: has new book for press on Comedy of Humours and Comedy of Repartee, based on articles on Wycherley, Vanbrugh, Congreve, Etheridge, and Ben Jonson; Swinburne says best of his critical works.
162 Copy of letter sent to Clement K. Shorter, 5 December 1903
Subject: Borrow; his love for East Anglia.
164 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Robertson Nicoll, 7 December 1903
Subject: Renascence of Wonder.
164 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 8 December 1903
Subject: request for pulls of articles.
164 Copy of letter sent to John T. Tussand, 9 December 1903
Subject: Madam Tussand.
165 Copy of letter sent to Clement K. Shorter, 9 December 1903
Subject: dinner in honor of Madame Tussand; Aylwin.
166 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Robertson Nicoll, 11 December 1903
Subject: agrees with Robertson that it would be unwise to bring out comic dramatist book; too much written about Rossetti.
167 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 11 December 1903
Subject: Aylwin; Renascence of Wonder.
168 Copy of letter sent to The Academy, 11 December 1903
Subject: excuse for failure to respond to letter.
169 Copy of letter sent to Frederic Shields, 12 December 1903
Subject: personal.
169 Copy of letter sent to Arthur Waugh, 12 December 1903
Subject: Dickens Fellowship; Boz Club.
171 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 13 December 1903
Subject: requests more information about Douglas’s alarming news; article; material for book; appointment.
172 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 15 December 1903
Subject: acknowledges cheque in payment of three articles; critical work pays much less than novel-writing; articles by Dr. Nicoll on The Renascence of Wonder; Garnett and Gosse’s History of English Literature. Copy of receipt.
173 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 15 December 1903
Subject: reprint of Aylwin; royalty.
174 Copy of letter sent to F. H. Fisher, 15 December 1903
Subject: unfairness of anonymity in criticism; approves of plan to allow pages in journals for authors to explain their books.
177 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 16 December 1903
Subject: Vol. III of Cyclopedia of English Literature--opinion of it.
178 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 16 December 1903
Subject: review of Cyclopedia in Athenaeum.
179 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 17 December 1903
Subject: copyright question; no confidence in American pirate publishers.
179 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Leith, 17 December 1903
Subject: Swinburne’s convalescence; nurses--conceited nuisances.
180 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 17 December 1903
Subject: will write Monday.
180 Copy of letter sent to H. E. Hooper, 17 December 1903
Subject: order for supplement of Encyclopedia Britannica.
181 Copy of letter sent to H. E. Hooper, 18 December 1903
Subject: order of supplement to Encyclopedia Britannica to be claret; order bookcase also.
181 Copy of letter sent to Clement K. Shorter, 18 December 1903
Subject: Borrow.
182 Copy of letter sent to Isabel Swinburne, 19 December 1903
Subject: Swinburne.
183 Copy of letter sent to J. Philip Collins, 19 December 1903
Subject: unauthorized publication of interview--consequences; George Meredith.
184 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 21 December 1903
Subject: new edition of Aylwin.
185 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 21 December 1903
Subject: Hamlet article. Copy of telegram to arrange meeting.
186 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 23 December 1903
Subject: Aylwin--new edition.
187 Copy of letter sent to Arthur Spurgeon, 24 December 1903
Subject: invitation to join the London Society of East Anglians.
187 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 29 December 1903
Subject: new edition of Aylwin.
188 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 29 December 1903
Subject: new edition of Aylwin.
188 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 29 December 1903
Subject: article on Watts-Dunton.
189 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 30 December 1903
Subject: Aylwin.
190 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 31 December 1903
Subject: Aylwin proofs.
190 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 31 December 1903
Subject: new edition of Aylwin.
191 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 1 January 1904
Subject: Watts-Dunton article.
191 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 1 January 1904
Subject: Aylwin.
192 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 1 January 1904
Subject: new issue of Aylwin.
192 Copy of letter sent to H. W. Lucy, 2 January 1904
Subject: Toby M. P.; detestation of politics; Lucy’s novels; Gideon Fleyce; The Miller’s Niece.
193 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 5 January 1904
Subject: Cyclopedia; preference of people for living writers; "literary leprosy" (term coined by Watts-Dunton for mighty passion of envy).
195 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 6 January 1904
Subject: Aylwin corrections.
195 Copy of letter sent to [Henry] Arthur Jones, 6 January 1904
Subject: invitation to see his play on first night.
196 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 7 January 1904
Subject: new cover for new edition of Aylwin.
196 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 9 January 1904
Subject: Aylwin corrections.
197 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 9 January 1904
Subject: new edition of Aylwin; technical details.
197 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 11 January 1904
Subject: Hamlet article.
197 Copy of letter sent to Hugh Chapman, 11 January 1904
Subject: signs appeal sent to him.
198 Copy of letter sent to Eugene Parsons, 12 January 1904
Subject: Tennyson.
198 Copy of letter sent to W. J. Jones, 12 January 1904
Subject: declines to speak at society meeting; only slight knowledge of Welsh language; sends copy of Aylwin.
199 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, [January 1904]
Subject: Swinburne’s books to be sent to Dr. Thomas Carlow.
199 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 12 January 1904
Subject: Hamlet essay; Ernest Rhys to do essays on Henry VI.
200 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 13 January 1904
Subject: Chambers’ Encyclopedia.
201 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 13 January 1904
Subject: articles on Henry VI.
201 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 14 January 1904
Subject: articles on Henry VI; caverns in Snowdown.
202 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 15 January 1904
Subject: Aylwin.
202 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 16 January 1904
Subject: misprints in Tennyson’s anthology.
203 Copy of letter sent to Joseph Knight, 16 January 1904
Subject: Aylwin.
203 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 16 January 1904
Subject: Snowdonian cave; coppermining; books by Mary Trevelyan on Wales.
204 Copy of letter sent to Charles E. Innes, 16 January 1904
Subject: Birmingham Dramatic and Literary Club; Stratford-on-Avon.
205 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 18 January 1904
Subject: collected reissue of Swinburne’s books.
206 Copy of letter sent to W. Burkitt Dalby, 18 January 1904
Subject: Dalby’s article on "The New Mysticism."
206 Copy of letter sent to London Quarterly Review, 18 January 1904
Subject: request to forward enclosed letter.
207 Copy of letter sent to Vernon Rendall, 18 January 1904
Subject: Athenaeum.
207 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Arthur Strong, 19 January 1904
Subject: sympathy over loss of husband [?].
208 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 19 January 1904
Subject: willingness to make small loan only due to losses sustained in past.
209 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 21 January 1904
Subject: Aylwin.
209 Copy of letter sent to W. H. Roberts, 22 January 1904
Subject: request to see books on Wales.
210 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 22 January 1904
Subject: reissue of Swinburne’s books.
210 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 22 January 1904
Subject: letter enclosed.
210 Copy of letter sent to W. H. Roberts, 23 January 1904
Subject: orders books on Wales.
211 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 23 January 1904
Subject: luncheon invitation.
212 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 25 January 1904
Subject: Aylwin.
212 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 26 January 1904
Subject: Aylwin.
212 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 26 January 1904
Subject: Aylwin.
213 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 27 January 1904
Subject: Aylwin.
213 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 27 January 1904
Subject: sale of Aylwin.
214 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 28 January 1904
Subject: possibility of American firm publishing collected series of Swinburne books.
214 Copy of letter sent to Wandsworth Gas Co., 30 January 1904
Subject: geyser for bathroom.
214 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 1 February 1904
Subject: Aylwin proofs.
215 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 1 February 1904
Subject: Aylwin proofs.
215 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 1 February 1904
Subject: Swinburne trust.
215 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 1 February 1904
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
216 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 1 February 1904
Subject: thanks for books.
216 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 1 February 1904
Subject: new edition of Aylwin.
217 Copy of letter sent to W. H. Roberts, 1 February 1904
Subject: book purchase.
217 Copy of letter sent to W. H. Roberts, 2 February 1904
Subject: book order.
219 Copy of letter sent to Dodd Mead & Co., 2 February 1904
Subject: collected edition of Swinburne books.
219 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 2 February 1904
Subject: Aylwin.
220 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. McIlvaine, 2 February 1904
Subject: accepts invitation.
220 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 2 February 1904
Subject: paragraph about Grant Richards.
221 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 2 February 1904
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
221 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 2 February 1904
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
221 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 3 February 1904
Subject: new edition of Swinburne; technical problems.
223 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 3 February 1904
Subject: new edition of Aylwin.
224 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 3 February 1904
Subject: article deadline.
224 Copy of letter sent to Wilfred Whitten, 3 February 1904
Subject: article on Swinburne better done by one not so close as himself.
225 Copy of letter sent to Hebert Blackett, 4 February 1904
Subject: new edition of Aylwin.
226 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 4 February 1904
Subject: Lavengro incident; Welch matters.
226 Copy of letter sent to W. H. Roberts, 4 February 1904
Subject: query concerning books.
227 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 5 February 1904
Subject: new edition of Swinburne poems.
227 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 5 February 1904
Subject: dedication.
228 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 6 February 1904
Subject: medallion for cover on new edition.
228 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 7 February 1904
Subject: proofs.
228 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 7 February 1904
Subject: monogram for cover of new edition.
229 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 7 February 1904
Subject: Athenaeum.
229 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 7 February 1904
Subject: dedication page for new edition of Aylwin.
230 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 8 February 1904
Subject: Aylwin proofs.
230 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 8 February 1904
Subject: Hamlet article.
230 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 8 February 1904
Subject: Swinburne Settlement Trust.
231 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 10 February 1904
Subject: Hamlet essay.
232 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 10 February 1904
Subject: article on Swinburne.
232 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 12 February 1904
Subject: dedication to Rhys in new edition of Aylwin.
233 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, [February 1904]
Subject: changes in Byron and Borrow articles in Cyclopedia.
234 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 15 February 1904
Subject: dedication for new edition of Aylwin.
234 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 15 February 1904
Subject: Athenaeum.
235 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 17 February 1904
Subject: Rhys’ article on Henry VI; Swinburne’s article on Othello.
236 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 17 February 1904
Subject: article on Henry VI--question of honorarium; Welsh matters.
236 Copy of letter sent to Illustrated London News, 18 February 1904
Subject: desire to purchase sketch by W. Russell Flint of Skating Carnival of Union Jack Club.
237 Copy of letter sent to A. Russell, 18 February 1904
Subject: correction made on plates.
237 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 18 February 1904
Subject: title page and cover for new edition of Aylwin.
237 Copy of letter sent to Newman Howard, 19 February 1904
Subject: Howard’s last book.
238 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 19 February 1904
Subject: Welsh matters; books on Wales; Aylwin.
239 Copy of letter sent to Joseph Knight, 19 February 1904
Subject: Shakespeare articles.
240 Copy of letter sent to L. A. Roberts, 20 February 1904
Subject: Young Wales; Rousseau.
241 Copy of letter sent to unknown recipient, 21 February 1904
Subject: Chinese labour in the Transvaal. Marked "cancelled" and has a line drawn through the text.
242 Copy of letter sent to William Sharp, 22 February 1904
Subject: article on Watts-Dunton; Mrs. Sharp’s Sea-Music.
244 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 22 February 1904
Subject: dedication of new edition of Aylwin.
244 Copy of letter sent to Grace Benedict, 23 February 1904
Subject: personal.
245 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Richard Garnett, 23 February 1904
Subject: acknowledgment of previous letter.
245 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 23 February 1904
Subject: Mr. Swinburne’s Collected Poems; letter from Mr. Chatto enclosed.
246 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. Cassell & Co. (Art Dept.), 25 February 1904
Subject: paintings of Mr. Swinburne.
246 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 26 February 1904
Subject: periodical Young Wales.
247 Copy of letter sent to W. Russell, 27 February 1904
Subject: drawing of house.
248 Copy of letter sent to The Dickens Fellowship, 27 February 1904
Subject: Vice-Presidency of Dickens Fellowship.
248 Copy of letter sent to Rev. W. B. Dalby, 27 February 1904
Subject: new edition of Aylwin.
249 Copy of letter sent to W. G. Crapler, Esq., 28 February 1904
Subject: Aylwin.
249 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 28 February 1904
Subject: changes in dedication.
249 Copy of letter sent to the Daily Chronicle, 29 February 1904
Subject: sends enclosed by express.
250 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 29 February 1904
Subject: proof of title and dedication.
250 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 29 February 1904
Subject: appointment.
251 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 1 March 1904
Subject: "Altar of Righteousness" by Swinburne.
251 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 2 March 1904
Subject: Swinburne’s Poems and Ballads.
252 Copy of letter sent to W. Russell Flint, 2 March 1904
Subject: design sold.
252 Copy of letter sent to Miss Durham, 2 March 1904
Subject: Swinburne’s illness.
253 Copy of letter sent to William B. Davies, 2 March 1904
Subject: verses returned.
253 Copy of letter sent to John Randall, 2 March 1904
Subject: he and Swinburne cannot attend dinner.
253 Copy of letter sent to S. F. Crampin, 2 March 1904
Subject: cannot attend dinner, but thanks for letter about his work.
254 Copy of letter sent to the Printers Pension Corporation, 3 March 1904
Subject: business.
254 Copy of letter sent to H. E. Hooper, 3 March 1904
Subject: payment for Encyclopedia Britannica.
254 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 4 March 1904
Subject: printers; revised proof.
255 Copy of letter sent to William Heinemann, 4 March 1904
Subject: Miss Robins’ The Magnetic North.
256 Copy of letter sent to W. Earl Hodgson, 5 March 1904
Subject: Aylwin.
256 Copy of letter sent to John Masefield, 7 March 1904
Subject: requests confirmation of appointment.
257 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Laffan, 8 March 1904
Subject: will not be at home tomorrow; wants to schedule another appointment.
257 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 8 March 1904
Subject: reviews on Newman Howard’s book.
258 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 10 March 1904
Subject: subject for Athenaeum articles.
258 Copy of letter sent to H. E. Hooper, 10 March 1904
Subject: payment for bookcase for volumes of Encyclopedia Britannica.
258 Copy of letter sent to Henry Arthur Jones, 10 March 1904
Subject: article in Nineteenth Century.
258 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Laffan, 14 March 1904
Subject: Swinburne’s illness.
259 Copy of letter sent to A. L. Haydon, 14 March 1904
Subject: Christmas at the Mermaid; "David Gwynn’s Story."
260 Copy of letter sent to Max Beerbohm, 14 March 1904
Subject: The Darling of the Gods; theatre.
260 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 14 March 1904
Subject: World’s Classic Edition of Aylwin.
261 Copy of letter sent to I. H. Gunn, 18 March 1904
Subject: copy of Shelley’s works.
261 Copy of letter sent to Rev. R. de C. Laffan, 18 March 1904
Subject: Stratford verses.
262 Copy of letter sent to C. A. Hughes, 19 March 1904
Subject: anthology.
262 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Craigie, 19 March 1904
Subject: appreciative review of book.
263 Copy of letter sent to Max Beerbohm, 20 March 1904
Subject: illness.
263 Copy of letter sent to Rev. Laffan, 20 March 1904
Subject: Mackenzie Bell’s book; Francis Adams’ work.
264 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 20 March 1904
Subject: leather edition of Aylwin.
264 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 21 March 1904
Subject: edition; preface of edition.
265 Copy of letter sent to R. Halkett, 23 March 1904
Subject: Sharp’s article.
265 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Smith, 23 March 1904
Subject: George Borrow; C. L. Leland.
266 Copy of letter sent to Miss Norris (at Pool’s studio), 24 March 1904
Subject: portrait.
267 Copy of letter sent to George Halkett, 25 March 1904
Subject: lunch date.
267 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 29 March 1904
Subject: publication of illustrated article by Mr. William Sharp on Aylwin; reproduction of photographs.
268 Copy of letter sent to George R. Halkett, 29 March 1904
Subject: Sharp’s proof; Pall Mall Magazine; James Douglas’ book.
269 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Craigie, 30 March 1904
Subject: Swinburne’s dislike of autographing of books.
270 Copy of letter sent to W. Earl Hodgson, 31 March 1904
Subject: illustrated edition of Aylwin.
270 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 1 April 1904
Subject: proof of "The Altar of Righteousness."
271 Copy of letter sent to George B. Halkett, 2 April 1904
Subject: proof of Aylwin; selection of photographs.
271 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Craigie, 2 April 1904
Subject: series of Poems and Ballads; editorship of Academy.
272 Copy of letter sent to W. P. Ker, 2 April 1904
Subject: memorial signed by Swinburne and self; article on Scott in Chambers’ Cyclopedia of English Literature.
Letter Book (Volume 5) : 2 April 1904-24 January 1905
Volume Page
5 1 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 2 April 1904
Subject: Welsh poetry; Mrs. Rhys’ novel; Arvon and World’s Classics’ editions.
1 Copy of letter sent to Ernest A. Baker, 6 April 1904
Subject: newspaper cuttings.
2 Copy of letter sent to the London Library, 7 April 1904
Subject: book called Frontier Lands of Christian and Turk.
2 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 7 April 1904
Subject: proofs. Dated March 7, 1904, but internal evidence indicates error.
3 Copy of letter sent to W. P. Ker, 9 April 1904
Subject: appointment.
3 Copy of letter sent to A. Vambery, 9 April 1904
Subject: requests list of Vambery’s publications.
4 Copy of letter sent to London Library, 9 April 1904
Subject: returns book and requests another.
4 Copy of letter sent to Francis H. Low, 9 April 1904
Subject: personal; Aylwin.
5 Copy of letter sent to William Heinemann, 10 April 1904
Subject: English translation of Jokai, the Gipsy Baron.
5 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 11 April 1904
Subject: second Tauchnitz issue.
6 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 11 April 1904
Subject: Welsh translation; pay for last article to be £30.
7 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 11 April 1904
Subject: Arvon edition of Aylwin.
7 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 12 April 1904
Subject: Sharp’s article on "Aylwin-land"; effusion written by critic of both Douglas and Watts-Dunton.
8 Copy of letter sent to John Masefield, 12 April 1904
Subject: portrait.
9 Copy of letter sent to Oscar Parker, 12 April 1904
Subject: English Illustrated Magazine declines to write article on Mrs. Humphry Ward; Victor Hugo article.
9 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Bartrum, [April 1904]
Subject: rent, minus house income tax.
10 Copy of letter sent to William Sharp, 12 April 1904
Subject: second Tauchnitz issue; Swinburne’s poems; article on "Aylwin-land"; Sea Music.
10 Copy of letter sent to G. W. Prothero, 13 April 1904
Subject: the matter of the dramatist.
11 Copy of letter sent to George R. Halkett, 14 April 1904
Subject: pictures for "Aylwin-land"; distaste for self-advertisement.
12 Copy of letter sent to A. Vambery, 14 April 1904
Subject: directions to reach The Pines.
13 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 16 April 1904
Subject: Shorter’s attack on Athenaeum in The Sphere.
13 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, [April 1904]
Subject: Aylwin.
13 Copy of letter sent to the Academy of Dramatic Art, 18 April 1904
Subject: cannot attend meeting.
14 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, [April 1904]
Subject: revised proofs.
14 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 20 April 1904
Subject: Hamlet article; correct form of receipt for payment; revised proofs.
16 Copy of letter sent to Clement K. Shorter, 20 April 1904
Subject: Mrs. Shorter’s book of poems.
16 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 20 April 1904
Subject: Swinburne’s poems; prospectus.
17 Copy of letter sent to the London Library, [April 1904]
Subject: Travels in Eastern Europe; Magyarland.
17 Copy of letter sent to Clara E. Larter, 22 April 1904
Subject: will give recommendation of her as a critic.
18 Copy of letter sent to Funk & Wagnalls Co., 23 April 1904
Subject: sends photo of portrait.
18 Copy of letter sent to Royal Literary Fund, 23 April 1904
Subject: declines invitation to dinner.
18 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 24 April 1904
Subject: appointment.
19 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 24 April 1904
Subject: appointment.
19 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 25 April 1904
Subject: "autographed" issue of Swinburne’s collected poems not desirable.
20 Copy of letter sent to William Bayne, 27 April 1904
Subject: Aylwin; The Coming of Love; testimonial enclosed.
21 Copy of letter sent to Funk & Wagnalls, 27 April 1904
Subject: photograph.
21 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. James Douglas, 27 April 1904
Subject: sad news.
22 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 27 April 1904
Subject: Macbeth article; Swinburne’s article on Othello.
22 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 29 April 1904
Subject: dedication of Swinburne’s collected works.
22 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 29 April 1904
Subject: Byron article.
23 Copy of letter sent to Miss de Meza, 20 April 1904
Subject: appointment.
23 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 30 April 1904
Subject: Swinburne dedication.
23 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 3 May 1904
Subject: wishes to discuss enclosed memos from Harper and Brother and agreement for publication of Collected Poems.
24 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Patrick, 4 May 1904
Subject: Byron essay; success of Cyclopedia; article on W. E. Henley.
25 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 5 May 1904
Subject: "For the Right."
26 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, [May 1904]
Subject: proofs of new volume of poems.
26 Copy of letter sent to London Library, 5 May 1904
Subject: request for A Girl in the Karpathians by M. M. Dowie.
26 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, [May 1904]
Subject: appointment.
27 Copy of letter sent to London Library, 9 May 1904
Subject: request for books.
27 Copy of letter sent to Arthur Symons, 9 May 1904
Subject: Swinburne’s illness; article on Hamlet; Symons article on Verona.
28 Copy of letter sent to Edward S. Willard, 8 May 1904
Subject: Aylwin--is it dramatisable? Hamlet essay.
29 Copy of letter sent to G. F. R. Anderson, 9 May 1904
Subject: Aylwin review in Edinburgh Evening News.
30 Copy of letter sent to Madame Cassavetti, 10 May 1904
Subject: sends autograph copy of Aylwin for bazaar.
30 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 10 May 1904
Subject: American firm wants Canadian rights.
30 Copy of letter sent to Miss Isabel Swinburne, 11 May 1904
Subject: A. Swinburne’s will; Quentin Durward.
31 Copy of letter sent to George R. Halkett, 11 May 1904
Subject: appointment.
31 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 12 May 1904
Subject: material for Swinburne’s new volume; proofs of Swinburne’s second volume.
32 Copy of letter sent to London Library, 12 May 1904
Subject: Charles Reade’s Put Yourself in His Place.
32 Copy of letter sent to George R. Halkett, 13 May 1904
Subject: appointment.
33 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 13 May 1904
Subject: cover for Swinburne’s Poems.
33 Copy of letter sent to R. Nisbet Bain, 13 May 1904
Subject: translations by Bain of Jokai’s novels.
34 Copy of letter sent to Alexander Jessie, Jr., 16 May 1904
Subject: Chambers’ Cyclopaedia.
34 Copy of letter sent to Eugene Parsons, 16 May 1904
Subject: places where references to Watts-Dunton may be found; difficulty of American critics in treating English contemporary writers and vice-versa.
35 Copy of letter sent to William Sharp, 17 May 1904
Subject: Tauchnitz volume.
36 Copy of letter sent to Clement K. Shorter, 17 May 1904
Subject: Swinburne bibliographical question.
36 Copy of letter sent to T. J. Wise, 17 May 1904
Subject: seeks newspapers or magazines containing three poems, "Apostory," "A Ballad from Villon," and "Prologue to the Spanish Gypsy."
36 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 17 May 1904
Subject: trading three poems.
37 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 17 May 1904
Subject: contract and receipt concerning "Altar of Righteousness."
37 Copy of letter sent to Miss J. Gregor Macnair, 17 May 1904
Subject: Watts-Dunton autograph.
38 Copy of letter sent to R. Nisbet Bain, 17 May 1904
Subject: copy of Jokai book, Timar’s Two Worlds; translation of Jokai’s novels.
38 Copy of letter sent to Monsieur Arminius Vambery, 18 May 1904
Subject: luncheon appointment.
39 Copy of letter sent to William Sharp, 18 May 1904
Subject: preface to Sea-Music.
39 Copy of letter sent to Herman Vezin, 18 May 1904
Subject: Timon of Athens at Court Theatre.
40 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, [May 1904]
Subject: article in Daily Chronicle on Swinburne.
41 Copy of letter sent to The Hammond Typewriter Co., 20 May 1904
Subject: request for pamphlet dealing with the Hammond Type machine.
41 Copy of letter sent to R. Nisbet Bain, 20 May 1904
Subject: luncheon appointment.
42 Copy of letter sent to William Archer, 22 May 1904
Subject: Swinburne.
42 Copy of letter sent to Chas. F. Forshaw, 23 May 1904
Subject: copy of Christmas at the Mermaid.
43 Copy of letter sent to William Sharp, 23 May 1904
Subject: Sea-Music; "Mother Carey’s Chicken"; poem "Caught in the Ebbing Tide."
44 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 24 May 1904
Subject: Swinburne’s photograph.
45 Copy of letter sent to E. S. Willard, 26 May 1904
Subject: inquiry on letter.
45 Copy of letter sent (pages 45 and 47) to Mr. J. Sampson, 26 May 1904
Subject: Blake manuscript book; D. G. Rossetti; Swinburne’s essay on Blake; unfinished works on gypsies of Hungary and Romania.
46 Copy of letter sent to W. Poel, 26 May 1904
Subject: new volume of Swinburne poems; trace the "Prologue to the Spanish Gypsy."
46 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 26 May 1904
Subject: The Coming of Love.
46 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Charles Forshaw, 27 May 1904
Subject: purchase of a book; original contributions.
47 Copy of letter sent to Mr. Jenkins c/o John Lane, 28 May 1904
Subject: The Coming of Love.
48 Copy of letter sent to McClure Hamilton, 29 May 1904
Subject: luncheon appointment.
48 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 29 May 1904
Subject: meeting.
48 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 30 May 1904
Subject: proof of new matter to be added to Put Yourself in His Place.
49 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 30 May 1904
Subject: first volume of collected edition of Swinburne’s books.
49 Copy of letter sent to William Sharp, 30 May 1904
Subject: Hungarian gypsies.
50 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 31 May 1904
Subject: photographs of Swinburne.
50 Copy of letter sent to John Sampson, [May 1904]
Subject: Blake poem; Romanian and Hungarian Romany.
51 Copy of letter sent to William Sharp, 31 May 1904
Subject: play at the Lyric.
51 Copy of letter sent to the Hammond Typewriter Co., 1 June 1904
Subject: Hammond typewriter.
53 Copy of letter sent to Alfred Nutt, 6 June 1904
Subject: copy of Voyage au Pays des Tziganes.
53 Copy of letter sent to A. L. Haydon, 3 June 1904
Subject: proofs.
54 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Charles F. Forshaw, 4 June 1904
Subject: Yorkshire Notes and Queries; anthology on the late Queen; original contributions; The Praise of Shakespeare by C. E. Hughes.
56 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Laffan, 6 June 1904
Subject: photograph.
56 Copy of letter sent to Arminius Vambery, [June 1904]
Subject: new book.
57 Copy of document signed "Householder’s Guarantee," undated
Subject: responsibility for Thomas Keynes, a hospital patient.
57 Copy of letter sent to unknown recipient, [June 1904]
Subject: sale of tramway cars by London County Council. Crossed out.
57 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 7 June 1904
Subject: Poems and Ballads.
58 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 7 June 1904
Subject: proof of Othello; proof of collected poems.
58 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Walter Palmer, 8 June 1904
Subject: article in Boudoir; writer on music.
59 Copy of letter sent to Miss E. Durham, 8 June 1904
Subject: papers by Miss Durham.
60 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 8 June 1904
Subject: proof on Othello.
60 Copy of letter sent to Fisher Unwin, 8 June 1904
Subject: acceptance of series.
60 Copy of letter sent to Miss A. E. Durham, 9 June 1904
Subject: Miss Durham’s manuscripts.
61 Copy of letter sent to Rev. W. B. Dalby, 9 June 1904
Subject: Aylwin.
62 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 9 June 1904
Subject: copy of new issue of book to the Literary World.
62 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Charles Forshaw, 9 June 1904
Subject: proof of poems for anthology.
62 Copy of letter sent to A. L. Haydon, 9 June 1904
Subject: revised proof for press.
62 Copy of letter sent to Sir Douglas Straight, 9 June 1904
Subject: Lord Avebury’s revised list; Pall Mall Gazette; abundance of work.
63 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, [June 1904]
Subject: correction of misprint.
63 Copy of letter sent to Blickensderfer Co., 9 June 1904
Subject: information on typewriter. Dated 9 May 1904 but internal evidence indicates error.
64 Copy of letter sent to the Primrose Club, 11 June 1904
Subject: method of election.
64 Copy of letter sent to Miss Durham, 11 June 1904
Subject: manuscripts; photos.
65 Copy of letter sent to The Hammond Typewriter Co., 11 June 1904
Subject: selection of typewriter.
67 Copy of letter sent to the Empire Typewriter Co., 11 June 1904
Subject: request for pamphlet describing the Empire typewriter.
67 Copy of letter sent to James Milne, 13 June 1904
Subject: portrait of Swinburne for Book Monthly magazine.
68 Copy of letter sent to G. F. R. Anderson, 13 June 1904
Subject: journalistic field.
69 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. M. A. Cook, 14 June 1904
Subject: family connection.
69 Copy of letter sent to the Blickensderfer Typewriter Co., 16 June 1904
Subject: typewriter.
70 Copy of letter sent to General Post Office (Telegraph Department), 17 June 1904
Subject: request for copies of telegrams sent to Hammond Typewriter Co.
71 Copy of letter sent to the Hammond Typewriter Co., 17 June 1904
Subject: return of typewriters.
73 Copy of letter sent to G. R. Halkett, 17 June 1904
Subject: copy of first volume of Swinburne’s poems.
74 Copy of letter sent to the Blickensderfer Typewriter Co., 18 June 1904
Subject: request to change bell on typewriter.
74 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 18 June 1904
Subject: Swinburne’s poems; misprint in name of character.
75 Copy of letter sent to Blickensderfer Typewriter Co., 19 June 1904
Subject: send another typewriter for consideration.
75 Copy of letter sent to W. Teignmouth Shore, 19 June 1904
Subject: Academy and Literature; Watts-Dunton and Swinburne refuse to sit for photographers.
76 Copy of letter sent to Strand Magazine, 19 June 1904
Subject: height.
76 Copy of letter sent to the Hammond Typewriter Co., 20 June 1904
Subject: sends cheque to cover accounts.
77 Copy of letter sent to H. Beerbohm Tree, 20 June 1904
Subject: congratulations him on the acting of his daughter as Viola.
78 Copy of letter sent to H. B. Copeland, 20 June 1904
Subject: press of work prevents him from writing for Wimbledon Annual.
78 Copy of letter sent to Hammond Typewriter Co., 21 June 1904
Subject: typewriter shuttles.
79 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 21 June 1904
Subject: Scribners.
79 Copy of letter sent to William Sharp, 23 June 1904
Subject: Canterbury Poets edition; Duchess of Sutherland.
80 Copy of letter sent to J. Broadbent Marshall, 23 June 1904
Subject: pressure of work prevents him from reading any manuscripts other than his own.
80 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 23 June 1904
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
81 Copy of letter sent to William Sharp, 24 June 1904
Subject: essay on Timon of Athens.
82 Copy of letter sent to the Hammond Typewriter Co., 24 June 1904
Subject: typewriter shuttles.
82 Copy of letter sent to William Sharp, 25 June 1904
Subject: Timon of Athens article.
83 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 25 June 1904
Subject: article on collected edition for Bookmark; Athenaeum; Dr. Chesterton; lecturing syndicate.
83 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 27 June 1904
Subject: Swinburne’s collected edition.
84 Copy of letter sent to Blickensderfer Typewriter Co., 27 June 1904
Subject: bell on typewriter.
85 Copy of letter sent to Empire Typewriter Co., 28 June 1904
Subject: request to pick up typewriter.
85 Copy of letter sent to English Illustrated Magazine, 28 June 1904
Subject: illustrations of "old castle" inn at Cambridge.
86 Copy of letter sent to Lady E. Leighton-Warren, 27 June 1904
Subject: illness.
87 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 29 June 1904
Subject: revised proofs of new volume.
87 Copy of letter sent to William Sharp, 3 July 1904
Subject: The Renascence of Wonder; Shakespeare book; bathing place; Timon of Athens.
88 Copy of letter sent to R. Nesbit Bain, 3 July 1904
Subject: can’t make dinner.
88 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 4 July 1904
Subject: duplicate revises of proofs.
89 Copy of letter sent to George R. Halkett, 4 July 1904
Subject: business.
89 Copy of letter sent to the Hammond Typewriter Co., 5 July 1904
Subject: typewriter shuttles.
90 Copy of letter sent to George R. Halkett, 5 July 1904
Subject: appointment. Crossed out.
90 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 7 July 1904
Subject: proofs; Harper’s.
90 Copy of letter sent to Thomas Fraser, 7 July 1904
Subject: M. A. P.
91 Copy of letter sent to Mr. Stantford, 11 July 1904
Subject: enquiry about apartment.
92 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 11 July 1904
Subject: Beaudelair, Gautier, and D. G. Rossetti.
93 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Bushell, 11 July 1904
Subject: rooms too far from bathing place.
93 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Passant, 11 July 1904
Subject: rooms too far from bathing place.
93 Copy of letter sent to Mr. Daykin, 11 July 1904
Subject: apartment doesn’t suit.
94 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Marcham, 11 July 1904
Subject: apartment doesn’t suit.
94 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. King, 11 July 1904
Subject: apartments not satisfactory.
94 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 13 July 1904
Subject: Henry IV essay; Max Beerbohm.
95 Copy of letter sent to Miss Hart, 13 July 1904
Subject: packing for travel.
95 Copy of letter sent to William Sharp, 13 July 1904
Subject: request to send on letter.
96 Copy of letter sent to Harper & Brothers, 14 July 1904
Subject: Sharp’s article on Timon of Athens.
96 Copy of letter sent to [H. W. Lucy], [July 1904]
Subject: Swinburne and he gratified by Lucy’s words in Punch.
97 Copy of letter sent to William Sharp, [July 1904]
Subject: thinks Sharp’s article good.
97 Copy of letter sent to the Hammond Typewriter Co., 22 July 1904
Subject: typewriter shuttles.
97 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Comber, 22 July 1904
Subject: engaged rooms.
98 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. Dent & Co., 22 July 1904
Subject: declines to contribute to magazine due to arrears in own work.
98 Copy of letter sent to Robert C. Mawley, 22 July 1904
Subject: various editions of Aylwin.
99 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Herbert, 22 July 1904
Subject: Watts-Dunton and Swinburne to go to seaside on vacation.
99 Copy of letter sent to McClure Hamilton, 9 August 1904
Subject: can’t meet this week.
100 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Hunt, 13 August 1904
Subject: appointment.
100 Copy of letter sent to Frederick J. Crowest, 15 August 1904
Subject: revised proofs for Sea-Music.
101 Copy of letter sent to Arthur C. Benson, 17 August 1904
Subject: monographs on Rossetti and Tennyson.
101 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 18 August 1904
Subject: announcement of Swinburne’s book, Aylwin.
103 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 20 August 1904
Subject: Welsh gold mining.
104 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 22 August 1904
Subject: Swinburne’s poems.
105 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Robertson Nicoll, 30 August 1904
Subject: monograph on Rossetti; Arvon edition of Aylwin; Ernest Rhys; Swinburne writing Italian tragedy about Caesar Borgia.
106 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 25 August 1904
Subject: Arvon edition of Aylwin.
107 Copy of letter sent to [Henry] Arthur Jones, 25 August 1904
Subject: likes Jones’ new comedy.
108 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 25 August 1904
Subject: photos.
108 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 26 August 1904
Subject: photos for book; Arvon edition of Aylwin.
109 Copy of letter sent to Harper & Brothers, 26 August 1904
Subject: will meet with Chatto.
110 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 26 August 1904
Subject: photos; price for book; craze for cheap books.
110 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 27 August 1904
Subject: press copies of Arvon edition of Aylwin. Crossed out.
111 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 27 August 1904
Subject: portrait.
111 Copy of letter sent to Harper & Brothers, 29 August 1904
Subject: revised proofs of Swinburne’s poems.
113 Copy of letter sent to Harold Hodge, 30 August 1904
Subject: Arvon edition of Aylwin; Ernest Rhys.
114 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 31 August 1904
Subject: details concerning Watts-Dunton book.
115 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 31 August 1904
Subject: details concerning Watts-Dunton book.
115 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 5 September 1904
Subject: Watts-Dunton book.
115 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 5 September 1904
Subject: Swinburne Trust. Crossed out.
116 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 3 September 1904
Subject: Arvon edition of Aylwin; notices in Star and Athenaeum.
116 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 6 September 1904
Subject: Watts-Dunton book.
116 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 6 September 1904
Subject: illustrations for Watts-Dunton book.
117 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 7 September 1904
Subject: Watts-Dunton book.
117 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 7 September 1904
Subject: Watts-Dunton book.
117 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. Romeike & Curtice, 8 September 1904
Subject: clippings on Swinburne’s collected poems and The Channel Passage.
118 Copy of letter sent to Henry Arthur Jones, 9 September 1904
Subject: sees very few plays and does not consider himself a drama critic; "Absolute and Relative Humour."
120 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 12 September 1904
Subject: Watts-Dunton book.
121 Copy of letter sent to Arthur C. Benson, 12 September [1904]
Subject: persons who try to get into correspondence with literary men; Aylwin.
122 Copy of letter sent to Harper & Brothers, 13 September 1904
Subject: revised proof of Swinburne’s poems.
122 Copy of letter sent to Harper & Brothers, [September 1904]
Subject: revised proofs of third volume of Swinburne’s poems.
122 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, [September 1904]
Subject: Watts-Dunton book.
123 Copy of letter sent to W. M. Rossetti, 15 September 1904
Subject: personal.
123 Copy of letter sent to Herbert E. Norris, 15 September 1904
Subject: asks permission to quote from his books.
124 Copy of letter sent to W. P. Ryan, 14 September 1904
Subject: appointment.
124 Copy of letter sent to William Sharp, [September 1904]
Subject: Shakespeare article.
125 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 16 September 1904
Subject: Watts-Dunton book; conclusion.
126 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 17 September 1904
Subject: Watts-Dunton book.
126 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. Romeike & Curtice, 17 September 1904
Subject: cheque.
127 Copy of letter sent to Miss de Meza, 19 September 1904
Subject: dramatization of Aylwin.
128 Copy of letter sent to S. C. Corkerell, 19 September 1904
Subject: The Coming of Love.
128 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 22 September 1904
Subject: Watts-Dunton book; list of photos.
129 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 23 September 1904
Subject: Watts-Dunton book; pagination.
130 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 23 September 1904
Subject: Watts-Dunton book.
132 Copy of letter sent to Arthur Hacker, 24 September 1904
Subject: asks permission to use drawing for book by Douglas.
133 Copy of letter sent to H. Railton, 27 September 1904
Subject: asks permission to use drawing of The Pines in book by Douglas.
134 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 27 September 1904
Subject: Watts-Dunton book.
134 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 28 September 1904
Subject: Watts-Dunton book.
135 Copy of letter sent to A. Alexander, [September 1904]
Subject: gives consent to Rossetti’s drawing to be used for Douglas’ book on himself.
135 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 29 September 1904
Subject: Watts-Dunton book.
136 Copy of letter sent to Harper & Brothers, 1 October 1904
Subject: volume five of Swinburne’s poems.
136 Copy of letter sent to Hodder Williams, 3 October 1904
Subject: photographs for Watts-Dunton book by Douglas.
137 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 30 September 1904
Subject: Watts-Dunton book.
138 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 3 October 1904
Subject: Watts-Dunton book, photos, length.
139 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 3 October 1904
Subject: Swinburne’s poems.
139 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 3 October 1904
Subject: Watts-Dunton book.
140 Copy of letter sent to R. M. Smyth, 5 October 1904
Subject: income tax.
140 Copy of letter sent to William Heinemann, 5 October 1904
Subject: Swinburne anthology.
141 Copy of letter sent to Miss McCarthy, 5 October 1904
Subject: "Proud Princess."
141 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 5 October 1904
Subject: Watts-Dunton book; American sale.
142 Copy of letter sent to Hodder Williams, 5 October 1904
Subject: portrait of George Dyer.
142 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Disney Leith, [October 1904]
Subject: encloses copy of a letter, probably from Blackett.
142 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 6 October 1904
Subject: Watts-Dunton book.
143 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 6 October 1904
Subject: moving the publishing house.
144 Copy of letter sent to Arthur Symons, 6 October 1904
Subject: Coleridge article in International Quarterly.
145 Copy of letter sent to H. G. Wells, [October 1904]
Subject: The Food of the Gods; interest in science; desire to make his personal acquaintance.
146 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 7 October 1904
Subject: proofs of Watts-Dunton books.
146 Copy of letter sent to Comyns Carr, 8 October 1904
Subject: Carr’s new play.
147 Copy of letter sent to William Sharp, 10 October 1904
Subject: appointment.
147 Copy of letter sent to H. A. Jones, 10 October 1904
Subject: Merely Mary Anne.
148 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 10 October 1904
Subject: letter enclosed; how to advise Mrs. Leith.
148 Copy of letter sent to Hodder Williams, 10 October 1904
Subject: portrait of George Dyer; Bookman article on Watts-Dunton book.
150 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 12 October 1904
Subject: Arvon edition of Aylwin; proposed long review in Bookman with illustrations.
150 Copy of letter sent to A. L. Haydon, 13 October 1904
Subject: appointment.
151 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Garnett, 9 October 1904
Subject: Coleridge--foremost among 19th century poets; Swinburne’s study of him; Kubla Khan.
152 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 15 October 1904
Subject: article for The Bookman on the works of Watts-Dunton.
153 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 16 October 1904
Subject: Bookman article.
153 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Bartrum, 17 October 1904
Subject: cheque.
154 Copy of letter sent to A. L. Haydon, 17 October 1904
Subject: appointment.
154 Copy of letter sent to W. M. Rossetti, 17 October 1904
Subject: old friendships; appointment.
155 Copy of letter sent to James Milne, 18 October 1904
Subject: suggests changes in notice.
155 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 19 October 1904
Subject: item won’t be ready tomorrow; copy of Bookman to be sent to Watts-Dunton.
155 Copy of letter sent to Hodder & Stoughton, 20 October 1904
Subject: copyright of Norris’s portrait; enlargements.
156 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 14 October 1904
Subject: article on work of Watts-Dunton in Bookman.
158 Copy of letter sent to Hall Caine, 20 October 1904 and 23 October 1904
Subject: novel by Hall Caine; sight failing so Swinburne reads to him; article in Bookman by Douglas on Watts-Dunton; "intermediate group of imitators" seem to be dead and buried; "Aylwin-land"; doctrine of Aylwin expounded in new Arvon edition.
161 Copy of letter sent to Sir Charles Dilke, 20 October 1904
Subject: grieved at Dilke’s loss; eye trouble.
162 Copy of letter sent to William Sharp, 26 October 1904
Subject: article about Douglas’ book; Literary Geography.
162 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Herbert, 26 October 1904
Subject: appointment.
163 Copy of letter sent to Coulson Kernahan, 26 October 1904
Subject: likes his book.
163 Copy of letter sent Mrs. Myers, 26 October 1904
Subject: thanks for book.
164 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 27 October 1904
Subject: Watts-Dunton book; reviews.
164 Copy of letter sent to Miss Steele, 27 October 1904
Subject: appointment.
165 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Sturgis, 27 October 1904
Subject: visit of her father; Swinburne’s deafness; difficulty in dividing Anglo-Saxon and Celt races.
167 Copy of letter sent to John Henderson, 27 October 1904
Subject: Omar Khayyam verses.
167 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 28 October 1904
Subject: Watts-Dunton book.
168 Copy of letter sent to G. Leverson Gower, 28 October 1904
Subject: appointment.
168 Copy of letter sent to G. Leverson Gower, 31 October 1904
Subject: Swinburne refusal to receive French newspaperman.
169 Copy of letter sent to London Library, 31 October 1904
Subject: re-enter books.
169 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Robertson Nicoll, 29 October 1904
Subject: Shakespeare; Hamlet essay; Christmas at the Mermaid.
171 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. [Arthur] Strong, 1 November 1904
Subject: article on The Coming of Love.
171 Copy of letter sent to Hodder Williams, 2 November 1904
Subject: dozen copies of Bookman.
172 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 2 November 1904
Subject: proofs for press.
172 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Poel, 3 November 1904
Subject: acceptance of invitation.
173 Copy of letter sent to Hall Caine, 3 November 1904
Subject: The Prodigal Son.
174 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 3 November 1904
Subject: arrange meeting.
175 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Robertson Nicoll, 3 November 1904
Subject: Christmas at the Mermaid; picture on cover of magazine Bookman.
176 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 6 November 1904
Subject: proof of illustration blocks; design for cover.
176 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. E. C. Ommanney, 6 November 1904
Subject: Swinburne’s consent to use of poem; apology for delay in answering.
177 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Arthur Strong, 6 November 1904
Subject: reviews of The Coming of Love.
177 Copy of letter sent to Hall Caine, 6 November 1904
Subject: disturbed over inclusion of unhappy incident in Rossetti’s life in play Caine is writing. Crossed out.
178 Copy of letter sent to Hall Caine, 7 November 1904
Subject: Rossetti.
178 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 9 November 1904
Subject: proofs.
179 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 10 November 1904
Subject: printers’ practices.
180 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 10 November 1904
Subject: "Caught in the Ebbing Tide."
181 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, [November 1904]
Subject: confusion over proofs--could lead to disaster; thinks Douglas is in a state of bewilderment from overwork. Crossed out.
182 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 13 November 1904
Subject: proofs.
183 Copy of letter sent to J. R. Holliday, 13 November 1904
Subject: postpones visit.
183 Copy of letter sent to Money Coults, 13 November 1904
Subject: appointment.
184 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 13 November [1904]
Subject: returning proofs; photographic portrait.
185 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 13 November [1904]
Subject: proofs.
186 Copy of letter sent to George Meredith, 16 November 1904
Subject: Rossetti; poor eyesight.
187 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 16 November 1904
Subject: three photographs.
188 Copy of letter sent to Rev. Hunt, 17 November 1904
Subject: autographed copy of Aylwin; James Douglas’ book on Watts-Dunton.
189 Copy of letter sent to Jessie Bedford, 17 November 1904
Subject: anthology with selections from Watts-Dunton and Swinburne poems.
190 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 17 November 1904
Subject: appointment.
190 Copy of letter sent to Mr. A. Anderson, 17 November 1904
Subject: Parables of Buddhagosha.
190 Copy of letter sent to W. D. Orcutt, 17 November 1904
Subject: proofs for press on The Merchant of Venice and Pericles.
191 Copy of letter sent to Clement K. Shorter, 17 November 1904
Subject: Swinburne’s autograph on copy of Poems and Ballads; James Douglas’ book; George Borrow.
192 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Murray, 22 November 1904
Subject: Mackenzie Bell’s operation.
192 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Caine, 22 November 1904
Subject: Mrs. Caine’s brother’s operation.
193 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Murray, 22 November 1904
Subject: Mr. H. T. Mackenzie Bell.
194 Copy of letter sent to Arthur Jackson, [November 1904]
Subject: requesting call.
194 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 23 November 1904
Subject: date of publication of book.
194 Copy of letter sent to Vernon Rendall, 24 November 1904
Subject: paragraph on Mr. Bell’s operation for newspaper.
195 Copy of letter sent to The Times, 24 November 1904
Subject: paragraph for newspaper on Mr. Bell’s operation.
196 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 24 November 1904
Subject: luncheon appointment.
196 Copy of letter sent to Mr. [H. T.] Mackenzie Bell, 26 November 1904
Subject: appointment.
197 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Murray, 26 November 1904
Subject: appointment to see Mr. Bell.
197 Copy of letter sent to Harold Begbie, 28 November 1904
Subject: article reviewing poem.
197 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 28 November 1904
Subject: suggests another appointment.
198 Copy of letter sent to H. G. Wells, 29 November 1904
Subject: appointment.
198 Copy of letter sent to Harold Begbie, 29 November 1904
Subject: appointment.
199 Copy of letter sent to Harold Hodge, 30 November 1904
Subject: sympathy on Lord Hardwicke’s death.
200 Copy of letter sent to Hon. Lady Leighton Warren, 1 December 1904
Subject: inadequate hot-water pipes.
201 Copy of letter sent to Mr. H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 2 December 1904
Subject: Mr. Bell’s improvement.
201 Copy of letter sent to Clement K. Shorter, 7 December 1904
Subject: autographed Swinburne volume; Stevenson.
202 Copy of letter sent to Mr. H. T. Mackenzie Bell, 7 December 1904
Subject: postponed visit.
202 Copy of letter sent to Mr. [William] Archer, 7 December 1904
Subject: English drama; contemporary stage.
203 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Richard Garnett, 8 December 1904
Subject: gratitude for book.
204 Copy of letter sent to Harold Begbie, 10 December 1904
Subject: article in Daily Mail; James Douglas’ book.
204 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 12 December 1904
Subject: request for two copies of Arvon edition of Aylwin.
205 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 12 December 1904
Subject: delay in finishing story for Messrs. Harper, American Publishers.
206 Copy of letter sent to Harold Begbie, 14 December 1904
Subject: James Douglas’ work; copy of book accepted and copy of The Coming of Love offered.
207 Copy of letter sent to Hall Caine, 15 December 1904
Subject: confusion as to Mr. Caine’s reference to unkindly mention of him in Mr. Douglas’s book by Watts-Dunton.
208 Copy of letter sent to Rev. Rodney Smith, 20 December 1904
Subject: portraits.
209 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Dabbs, 17 December 1904
Subject: appointment; abundance of work.
209 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 17 December 1904
Subject: apology for not answering invitation; delay in sending manuscript; success of Mr. Douglas’ book.
210 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 18 December 1904
Subject: appointment; manuscript.
211 Copy of letter sent to Sidney Low, 18 December 1904
Subject: gratitude for favorable review in Standard.
212 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. Russell & Sons, 19 December 1904
Subject: photographs.
212 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Horner, 24 December 1904
Subject: request for Swinburne’s autograph.
213 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 28 December 1904
Subject: appointment; terrible fogs.
213 Copy of letter sent to Harold Hodge, 29 December 1904
Subject: article on Otis.
214 Copy of letter sent to Hall Caine, 29 December 1904
Subject: literary controversy.
215 Copy of letter sent to George R. Halkett, 29 December 1904
Subject: Pall Mall magazine reduced in price but still of superior quality.
216 Copy of letter sent to Fisher Unwin, 30 December 1904
Subject: collection of Athenaeum articles.
216 Copy of letter sent to Sir Lewis Morris, 31 December 1904
Subject: tells Morris he must not stop his literary career; love for Wales.
217 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 1 January 1905
Subject: appointment.
217 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, [January 1905]
Subject: appointment; reviews on Watts-Dunton book.
218 Copy of letter sent to Douglas Sladen, 2 January 1905
Subject: injury caused to young writers by American copyright act.
219 Copy of letter sent to Oswald Crawford, 2 January 1905
Subject: thanks for French lines and translation.
219 Copy of letter sent to Rev. T. M. Rees, 2 January 1905
Subject: thanks for gift.
220 Copy of letter sent to Clement Shorter, 4 January 1905
Subject: permission to reproduce photograph.
220 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 6 January 1905
Subject: Aylwin in World's Classics.
221 Copy of letter sent to F. G. Bettany, 2 January 1905
Subject: comments about Watts-Dunton in Sunday-Times; invitation to dinner.
222 Copy of letter sent to John Randall, 9 January 1905
Subject: asks his assistance in passing a novel through the press.
222 Copy of letter sent to R. Blathwayt, 10 January 1905
Subject: cannot attend premiere of Much Ado About Nothing.
223 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 11 January 1905
Subject: mutual relations in regard to World's Classics edition of Aylwin.
223 Copy of letter sent to John Randall, 11 January 1905
Subject: asks for recommendation of good press corrector since Randall himself is engaged.
224 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. [Disney] Leith, 12 January 1905
Subject: what to do with unsaleable stock.
224 Copy of letter sent to G. Herbert Thring, 13 January 1905
Subject: World’s Classic edition of Aylwin.
225 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 14 January 1905
Subject: wants new book set up in type before entirely written.
226 Copy of letter sent to William Heinemann, 16 January 1905
Subject: portrait; "Thames-side Tales."
226 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 16 January 1905
Subject: manuscript.
227 Copy of letter sent to [H. T.] Mackenzie Bell, 20 January 1905
Subject: changes necessary in poems selected.
228 Copy of letter sent to William Heinemann, 20 January 1905
Subject: sale of picture unlikely.
228 Copy of letter sent to F. G. Bettany, 22 January 1905
Subject: appointment.
229 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 22 January 1905
Subject: Swinburne Trust.
229 Copy of letter sent to [H. T.] Mackenzie Bell, 24 January 1905
Subject: collected poems; The Coming of Love.
230 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 24 January 1905
Subject: Mrs. Leith.
230 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 24 January 1905
Subject: Swinburne Trust.
Letter Book (Volume 6) : 24 January 1905-7 May 1906
Volume Page
6 1 Copy of letter sent to John Randall, 24 January 1905
Subject: sonnet.
1 Copy of letter sent to The Pall Mall Gazette, 25 January 1905
Subject: Czar; Swinburne.
2 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 25 January 1905
Subject: letter from Mrs. Leith.
2 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Robertson Nicoll, 26 January 1905
Subject: Mr. G. F. R. Anderson; introduction to Dr. Nicholl desired by both Anderson and Watts-Dunton.
3 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Edmund Gosse, 29 January 1905
Subject: essays.
3 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Edmund Gosse, 29 January 1905
Subject: essays; poor eyesight; Mrs. Gosse's son.
4 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. [Disney] Leith, 29 January 1905
Subject: Mrs. Leith's book.
4 Copy of letter sent to Llewellyn Roberts, 29 January 1905
Subject: apology for neglecting to answer letter.
5 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 30 January 1905
Subject: edition de Luxe of Songs Before Sunrise.
6 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 30 January 1905
Subject: draft or copy needed for reference.
6 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 31 January 1905
Subject: tentative name for story.
6 Copy of letter sent to Sir Charles Dilke, 31 January 1905
Subject: Mrs. Dilke.
7 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 1 February 1905
Subject: proofs of new story; request for secrecy on new story; its title and publishers.
8 Copy of letter sent to Sir Douglas Straight, 2 February 1905
Subject: honorarium for sonnet.
8 Copy of letter sent to Mr. John Randall, 2 February 1905
Subject: new book.
9 Copy of letter sent to Mr. John Randall, 3 February 1905
Subject: manuscript of new book.
9 Copy of letter sent to W. Hale White, 3 February 1905
Subject: Joan of Arc.
10 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Caine, 5 February 1905
Subject: on brother's condition.
11 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. Harper Brothers, 6 February 1905
Subject: manuscript.
11 Copy of letter sent to George R. Halkett, 6 February 1905
Subject: article in Pall Mall Gazette.
12 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 9 February 1905
Subject: new book.
13 Copy of letter sent to Miss Swinburne, 10 February 1905
Subject: appointment.
13 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 9 February 1905
Subject: proofs returned; Mrs. Strong.
14 Copy of letter sent to John Henderson, 10 February 1905
Subject: inability to attend dinners.
14 Copy of letter sent to Miss Isabel Swinburne, 10 February 1905
Subject: Mr. Swinburne's illness.
15 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 11 February 1905
Subject: Miss Gilder’s review of book in American newspaper.
16 Copy of letter sent to Sir Douglas Straight, 11 February 1905
Subject: honorarium; Swinburne’s political views expressed in Pall Mall Gazette.
16 Copy of letter sent to Isabel Swinburne, 11 February 1905
Subject: improvement in Swinburne’s condition.
17 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 12 February 1905
Subject: revision of text; proofs of Mr. Rhys’ article.
18 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 12 February 1905
Subject: appointment postponed due to illness.
18 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 14 February 1905
Subject: Chicago Dial, American journal; appointment; illness; Miss Gilder’s article.
19 Copy of letter sent to [H. T.] Mackenzie Bell, 14 February 1905
Subject: Watts-Dunton’s illness.
19 Copy of letter sent to H. D. Warr, 14 February 1905
Subject: Ben Johnson; Nineteenth Century; copy of "study."
20 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 15 February 1905
Subject: Swinburne’s illness.
21 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, [February 1905]
Subject: newspaper Dial; appointment; press-cutting.
21 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 17 February 1905
Subject: illness of Watts-Dunton and McIlvaine; enclosed correspondence on Shakespeare articles; letters from Mr. Rhys and Mr. Alden.
22 Copy of letter sent to H. M. Alden, 15 February 1905
Subject: Mr. Rhys’ work on Henry VI; Mr. Abbey’s drawings; Macbeth.
23 Copy of letter sent to Hurst & Blackett, 17 February 1905
Subject: number of copies on hand of Arvon edition of Aylwin.
23 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 17 February 1905
Subject: number of copies on hand of The Coming of Love.
23 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. McIlvaine, 19 February 1905
Subject: Mrs. McIlvaine’s son’s illness.
24 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 19 February 1905
Subject: honorarium for work on King Henry VI.
24 Copy of letter sent to James A. Craig, 20 February 1905
Subject: invitation to give views on war and martial spirit but unable to do so due to illness.
25 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Comyns Carr, 21 February 1905
Subject: Mrs. Carr’s style of writing; appointment.
25 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 22 February 1905
Subject: article from Baltimore Sun; Swinburne’s opinion on Mr. Douglas’s article on Elizabethan dramatists.
26 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Comyns Carr, 23 February 1905
Subject: acceptance of invitation to lunch.
27 Copy of letter sent to H. M. Alden, 24 February 1905
Subject: King Henry VI; changes; honorarium.
27 Copy of letter sent to The Cornhill Magazine, 24 February 1905
Subject: invitation by Cornhill Magazine to Swinburne to write poem on Nelson.
28 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. William Clowes & Sons, 27 February 1905
Subject: manuscript of novel sent by express.
28 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 27 February 1905
Subject: article in Sphere on Mr. Douglas’s words about Phillpott’s novel; satire on Douglas in Longman’s; S. M. Barrie; De Profundis; article in Great Thoughts on Douglas’ book.
30 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 27 February 1905
Subject: illness of both; best time of year to bring out new book.
31 Copy of letter sent to F. H. Fisher, 28 February 1905
Subject: Literary World; Norman Gale.
32 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Rothenstein, 1 March 1905
Subject: portraits of Mrs. Rothenstein.
32 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 28 February 1905
Subject: illness; appointment.
33 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Comyns Carr, 28 February 1905
Subject: flu; appointment.
33 Copy of letter sent to Herman Vezin, 2 March 1905
Subject: Watts-Dunton and Swinburne have no information about the French post.
34 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Cornish, 3 March 1905
Subject: flu.
34 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Rothenstein, 2 March 1905
Subject: Lady Mount Temple’s pictures.
35 Copy of letter sent to Ernest A. Baker, 3 March 1905
Subject: permission to use parts of works in anthology.
35 Copy of letter sent to W. A. Lewis, 3 March 1905
Subject: Bettany’s book on Byron and Johnson; Watts-Dunton accepts dedication.
36 Copy of letter sent to Ernest A. Baker, 6 March 1905
Subject: excerpts for Baker’s book.
37 Copy of letter sent to [Clara E.] Larter, 6 March 1905
Subject: sympathy for her over treatment she received.
37 Copy of letter sent to Halford Forster, 6 March 1905
Subject: declines seats for Shakespearean play.
38 Copy of letter sent to Lady Currie, 6 March 1905
Subject: thanks for quoting his lines on Cecil Rhodes.
38 Copy of letter sent to George R. Sims, 7 March 1905
Subject: In Gypsy Tents; friendship with Groome; The Referee; "Mustard and Cress"; admiration of Sim’s championship of Beck.
39 Copy of letter sent to H. E. Campbell, 7 March 1905
Subject: returning manuscript.
40 Copy of letter sent to George R. Sims, 10 March 1905
Subject: The Romany Rye.
40 Copy of letter sent to Anderson Graham, 11 March 1905
Subject: The Academy; Country Life; Shooting.
41 Copy of letter sent to Lewis Bettany, 13 March 1905
Subject: incongruous to dedicate a book of Byron extracts to Watts-Dunton.
41 Copy of letter sent to Chatto & Windus, 13 March 1905
Subject: decision to publish novel immediately.
42 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 14 March 1905
Subject: Watts-Dunton and Swinburne both ailing.
42 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Comyns Carr, 14 March 1905
Subject: James Douglas to give an appreciative review of her book in the Star.
43 Copy of letter sent to Walter Sichel, 15 March 1905
Subject: Disraeli and Bolingbroke.
43 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, [March 1905]
Subject: thanks for book.
44 Copy of letter sent to William Clowes & Sons, 15 March 1905
Subject: "Harlequin Circumstance."
44 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Comyns Carr, 16 March 1905
Subject: appointment; criticism of her literary techniques.
45 Copy of letter sent to Ernest A. Baker, 16 March 1905
Subject: Swinburne and Watts-Dunton agree to lines to be used in Baker’s book.
46 Copy of letter sent to W. P. Ryan, 17 March 1905
Subject: impossible to get Swinburne to sit for another portrait; appointment.
46 Copy of letter sent to Walter Sichel, 17 March 1905
Subject: Disraeli; appointment.
47 Copy of letter sent to W. Sichel, 20 March 1905
Subject: appointment; Beaconsfield.
48 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 21 March 1905
Subject: refusal of consent for advertisement; Mr. Downey’s books; In Our Town.
48 Copy of letter sent to Great Thoughts, 27 March 1905
Subject: thanks for copy of Great Thoughts; Watts-Dunton poems; sonnet "John, the Pilgrim."
49 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 28 March 1905
Subject: Mr. Rhys’ article on Henry VI; return of proof.
49 Copy of letter sent to George R. Sims, 29 March 1905
Subject: return of book; special knowledge of Romany matters.
50 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. Macmillan & Co., 29 March 1905
Subject: Swinburne’s poem "Astrophel" for anthology.
51 Copy of letter sent to Ernest A. Baker, 4 April 1905
Subject: interest in caves; lecture.
51 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Bartrum, 4 April 1905
Subject: business; rent.
52 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. Woodbridge & Sons, 8 April 1905
Subject: cheque in response to letter.
53 Copy of letter sent to Comyns Carr, 20 April 1905
Subject: new play The Love Draught.
53 Copy of letter sent to [H. T.] Mackenzie Bell, 22 April 1905
Subject: proof of Miles’ volume.
54 Copy of letter sent to The British Museum, 25 April 1905
Subject: request for reader’s ticket for Museum.
54 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. J. R. Brown, 26 April 1905
Subject: sympathy on death.
55 Copy of letter sent to Hugh Chisholm, 26 April 1905
Subject: column on Borrow; arrange meeting.
56 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Cornish, 27 April 1905
Subject: thanks for letter and invitation.
56 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. Harper Brothers, 27 April 1905
Subject: receipt for royalty on Collected Poems; inquiry concerning Love’s Cross Currents.
57 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. Longbourne and Company, 27 April 1905
Subject: lease for land.
57 Copy of letter sent to H. G. Wells, 29 April 1905
Subject: new book.
58 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 30 April 1905
Subject: Swinburne agreement signed; press cuttings.
58 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 1 May 1905
Subject: Love’s Cross Currents; Messrs. Harper & Brothers; Swinburne’s dramatic works; Rosamond; omissions in first edition.
59 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 3 May 1905
Subject: Mr. Dodd’s rights in Rosamond; Queen of the Lombards; proofs of Love’s Cross Currents.
59 Copy of letter sent to Thomas Peek, 4 May 1905
Subject: request made in letter from Mr. Peek granted.
60 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 4 May 1905
Subject: copies of two documents enclosed.
60 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 4 May 1905
Subject: Love’s Cross Currents.
61 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. Dodd, [May 1905]
Subject: collected edition of Swinburne’s works; publishers’ rights; Messrs. Harper; Messrs. Scribner.
62 Copy of letter sent to Percy Spalding, 5 May 1905
Subject: printing of book on thick paper.
62 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 5 May 1905
Subject: size of type and number of pages for new books.
62 Copy of letter sent to Thomas Peek, 7 May 1905
Subject: Mr. Peek’s acknowledgment of receipt of cheque.
63 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 5 May 1905
Subject: mistake in type of proof for Love’s Cross Currents; Mr. Dodd; Queen of the Lombards.
63 Copy of letter sent to John Randall, 7 May 1905
Subject: proofs of book to be published in England and America.
64 Copy of letter sent to Andrew McCormack, 7 May 1905
Subject: interested in article on gypsies and in article on mountain mist.
65 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Arthur Strong, 8 May 1905
Subject: Critical Studies; book on Strong written by Lord Belcarres.
66 Copy of letter sent to John Randall, 8 May 1905
Subject: proofs of Love’s Cross Currents.
66 Copy of letter sent to John Randall, 10 May 1905
Subject: Love’s Cross Currents; proofs.
66 Copy of letter sent to [H. T.] Mackenzie Bell, 10 May 1905
Subject: draft lease.
67 Copy of letter sent to Post Office Savings Bank (No. 40), 12 May 1905
Subject: replies to inquiries concerning H. T. Mackenzie Bell.
67 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 11 May 1905
Subject: book called Cross Currents written in 1891 by Miss Mary Angela Dickens; effect on Swinburne’s novel.
68 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 12 May 1905
Subject: Swinburne-Abingdon Estate; contract for sale.
68 Copy of letter sent to W. Hale White, 15 May 1905
Subject: can’t visit because Swinburne hates train travel.
69 Copy of letter sent to [H. T.] Mackenzie Bell, 16 May 1905
Subject: paragraphs for papers.
69 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 15 May 1905
Subject: Love’s Cross Currents; revision of proofs.
70 Copy of letter sent to Miss Isabel Swinburne, 16 May 1905
Subject: Swinburne’s health; reading room at British Museum; Swinburne’s History of the Elizabethan Drama.
71 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 16 May 1905
Subject: Love’s Cross Currents.
71 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 17 May 1905
Subject: name of novel to be registered.
71 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 18 May 1905
Subject: signatures; proofs.
72 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, [May 1905]
Subject: appointment.
72 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 19 May 1905
Subject: Miss Reich; reader at British Museum; appointment.
72 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 20 May 1905
Subject: luncheon appointment.
73 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 21 May 1905
Subject: publication of Love’s Cross Currents.
73 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 21 May 1905
Subject: further changes in revised proofs of novel.
74 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 22 May 1905
Subject: item enclosed.
74 Copy of letter sent to Vernon Rendall, 22 May 1905
Subject: item enclosed.
74 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 22 May 1905
Subject: appointment.
75 Copy of letter sent to George R. Halkett, 22 May 1905
Subject: Mrs. Disney Leith; Icelandic article; Mrs. Leith’s writing.
76 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 23 May 1905
Subject: revised copy for press.
76 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 24 May 1905
Subject: Mrs. Leith’s plans to write article on Iceland.
77 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 26 May 1905
Subject: request for impression of Love’s Cross Currents as soon as it is printed.
78 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 27 May 1905
Subject: article on affection between mother and son; Rossetti and his mother.
78 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 30 May 1905
Subject: Abingdon Estate.
79 Copy of letter sent to Thomas Wright, 1 June 1905
Subject: John Payne Society; invitation to take chair at opening meeting.
79 Copy of letter sent to W. L. Alden, 1 June 1905
Subject: enclosed letter of introduction to editor of the Athenaeum.
80 Copy of letter sent to Vernon Rendall, 1 June 1905
Subject: letter of introduction for W. L. Alden.
80 Copy of letter sent to William Heinemann, 3 June 1905
Subject: appointment for friend.
81 Copy of letter sent to Holman Hunt, 3 June 1905
Subject: search for old book.
81 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 4 June 1905
Subject: unbound copy of Love’s Cross Currents; proposed binding to be same as previous books.
82 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 5 June 1905
Subject: enclosed letter from Chatto & Windus.
82 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 6 June 1905
Subject: desire to have book published earlier; disadvantage of too short a time between announcement and publication; copy on Carniola.
83 Copy of letter sent to Chatto & Windus, 6 June 1905
Subject: enclosed letter from Mr. McIlvaine.
83 Copy of letter sent to George S. Hellman, 6 June 1905
Subject: appointment.
84 Copy of letter sent to George S. Hellman, 7 June 1905
Subject: appointment; directions.
84 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 8 June 1905
Subject: encloses letter from Mr. McIlvaine.
84 Copy of letter sent to George S. Hellman, 10 June 1905
Subject: appointment.
85 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 10 June 1905
Subject: business.
85 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Henniker Heaton, 12 June 1905
Subject: Athenaeum.
86 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 16 June 1905
Subject: sends articles, books, etc.
87 Copy of letter sent to Thomas B. Mosher, 16 June 1905
Subject: thanks for gift of book.
87 Copy of letter sent to William Mackay, 16 June 1905
Subject: Gray’s elegy; literary controversy.
89 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 17 June 1905
Subject: design for cover of new book.
90 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Craigie, 17 June 1905
Subject: attacks on her comedy-story.
91 Copy of letter sent to Vernon Rendall, 18 June 1905
Subject: appointment; Athenaeum.
91 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 18 June 1905
Subject: announcement of Love’s Cross Currents sent to Athenaeum.
92 Copy of letter sent to George S. Hellman, 20 June 1905
Subject: will write letter of introduction for friend to meet Hellman.
92 Copy of letter sent to Harold Child, 21 June 1905
Subject: too rushed to write book review; Borrow.
93 Copy of letter sent to T. J. Cobden-Sanderson, 22 June 1905
Subject: printing rights for Songs Before Sunrise.
94 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 22 June 1905
Subject: business.
94 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Laffan, [June 1905]
Subject: appointment.
95 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Bartrum, 28 June 1905
Subject: sends cheque.
95 Copy of letter sent to Mr. Edmonds, 28 June 1905
Subject: sends cheque for £20.
95 Copy of letter sent to John Sampson, 28 June 1905
Subject: Borrow’s Romano Lavo-Lil; Romany matters.
96 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 28 June 1905
Subject: Love’s Cross Currents.
97 Copy of letter sent to James Milne, 4 July 1905
Subject: photo; appointment.
99 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 29 June 1905
Subject: Love’s Cross Currents; Carniola.
99 Copy of letter sent to George S. Hellman, 2 July 1905
Subject: sending little manuscript.
100 Copy of letter sentto Andrew Chatto, 4 July 1905
Subject: Love’s Cross Currents.
100 Copy of letter sent to Henry Evans, 4 July 1905
Subject: Swinburne consents to use of excerpts from his poems in Evans’ book.
101 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 5 July 1905
Subject: Love’s Cross Currents.
101 Copy of letter sent to James Milne, 5 July 1905
Subject: appointment.
101 Copy of letter sent to Percy Wyndham, 5 July 1905
Subject: acknowledges receipt of book of poems by Wyndham’s daughter.
102 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 6 July 1905
Subject: date of publication of Love’s Cross Currents; review of it.
102 Copy of letter sent to James Milne, 9 July 1905
Subject: appointment.
103 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 10 July 1905
Subject: Carniola manuscript; Aylwin.
104 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 8 July 1905
Subject: price of Love’s Cross Currents.
104 Copy of letter sent Whitney Tew, 11 July 1905
Subject: recital.
105 Copy of letter sent to Churton Collins, 12 July 1905
Subject: appointment.
105 Copy of letter sent to D. Macfeedyan, 12 July 1905
Subject: consents to extracts from writings being in his anthology.
106 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 12 July 1905
Subject: thanks for appreciation of his work.
106 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 11 July 1905
Subject: business.
107 Copy of letter sent to George S. Hellman, 12 July 1905
Subject: inquiry about receipt of previous letter.
107 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 16 July 1905
Subject: Carniola; paper on which it will be printed; Love’s Cross Currents.
109 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 17 July 1905
Subject: business.
110 Copy of letter sent to John Randall, 17 July 1905
Subject: sends cheque for proofreading.
110 Copy of letter sent to Maurice Mirabel, 18 July 1905
Subject: Swinburne and he too busy to contribute anything to International Quarterly.
111 Copy of letter sent to Arthur Stedman, 20 July 1905
Subject: grieved to hear of death of Stedman’s mother; appointment.
111 Copy of letter sent to W. M. Rossetti, [July 1905]
Subject: acknowledging gift; thanks for warm message about engagement; pressure of work delaying marriage.
112 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 21 July 1905
Subject: Hipkin’s book on musical instruments.
113 Copy of letter sent to R. M. Smyth, 25 July 1905
Subject: income tax.
113 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Curt Otto, 28 July 1905
Subject: agreement to have Love’s Cross Currents appear in the Tauchnitz Series. Copy of assignment enclosed.
114 Copy of letter sent to T. J. Cobden-Sanderson, 29 July 1905
Subject: considers offer liberal.
115 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 4 August 1905
Subject: publisher’s agreement; Carniola.
115 Copy of letter sent to Churton Collins, 5 August 1905
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
116 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Curt Otto, 5 August 1905
Subject: Tauchnitz’s right to issue Love’s Cross Currents.
117 Copy of letter sent to London & Westminster Bank, 9 August 1905
Subject: encloses two cheques.
117 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 9 August 1905
Subject: asks if Douglas would want to write introduction to reprints of classics for Dent.
117 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Curt Otto, 9 August 1905
Subject: cheque and contract.
118 Copy of letter sent to Harper & Brothers, 10 August 1905
Subject: Shakespeare articles.
118 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, [August 1905]
Subject: Shakespeare essays.
118 Copy of letter sent to Thomas Wright, 10 August 1905
Subject: Swinburne willing for him to use extracts.
119 Copy of letter sent to George S. Hellman, 11 August 1905
Subject: earlier letter to Hellman returned so sending this to New York.
120 Copy of letter sent to Henry S. Baerlein, 11 August 1905
Subject: appointment.
120 Copy of letter sent to E. E. Speight, 11 August 1905
Subject: consents to including "A Morning Swim in Guernsey" in anthology; Swinburne consents to the use of his poems.
121 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 11 August 1905
Subject: business.
122 Copy of letter sent to Churton Collins, 12 August 1905
Subject: essay on Henry VIII; £25 honorarium because he is "a swell."
122 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 14 August 1905
Subject: Love's Cross Currents; article on Swinburne for Quarterly.
123 Copy of letter sent to R. Peris Williams, 14 August 1905
Subject: sending portrait.
123 Copy of letter sent to S. Fischer Verlag, 14 August 1905
Subject: German publishing rights of Love’s Cross Currents.
123 Copy of letter sent to Churton Collins, 15 August 1905
Subject: article on Henry VIII.
124 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. William Arnold, 16 August 1905
Subject: volume on William Arnold.
125 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 17 August 1905
Subject: C. Collins to do essay on Henry VIII.
125 Copy of letter sent to Arthur S. Megan, 19 August 1905
Subject: congratulations; future appointment.
126 Copy of letter sent to Major Henry Wright, 21 August 1905
Subject: future appointment.
126 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Robertson Nicoll, 28 August 1905
Subject: new novel announced in Athenaeum; "Claudius Clear" correspondence.
127 Copy of letter sent to H. M. Alden, 29 August 1905
Subject: essay on Henry VIII.
128 Copy of letter sent to Mr. Dodd, 29 August 1905
Subject: Carniola; Aylwin.
128 Copy of letter sent to Churton Collins, 29 August 1905
Subject: manuscript arrived safely.
129 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 31 August 1905
Subject: title sheet of volume II of Swinburne’s Tragedies.
129 Copy of letter sent to R. Nisbet Bain, 31 August 1905
Subject: The First Romanovs; appointment.
130 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 31 August 1905
Subject: Carniola.
130 Copy of letter sent to Harper & Brothers, 1 September 1905
Subject: appointment--Mr. Slater. Crossed out.
131 Copy of letter sent to R. Nisbet Bain, 1 September 1905
Subject: appointment; Hungarian words in Carniola.
131 Copy of letter sent to Hall Caine, 8 September 1905
Subject: congratulates Caine on success of Drury Lane play.
132 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Emil Reich, 9 September 1905
Subject: Swinburne sonnet on Kaiser and the Tzar suitable for International.
133 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Emil Reich, 10 September 1905
Subject: Hungarian words in Carniola.
134 Copy of letter sent to Churton Collins, 11 September 1905
Subject: Shakespeare article.
134 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Emil Reich, 15 September 1905
Subject: thanks for reading and revising proof of Carniola.
135 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 15 September 1905
Subject: reading of proof; possibility of Mr. Rhys’ writing about it in Harper’s Magazine.
136 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 15 September 1905
Subject: delay in finishing book due to rewriting of last chapters; advantage of bringing out new novel before Christmas; very favorable impression of Mr. Slater.
137 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Slater, 15 September 1905
Subject: requesting Mr. Slater to address and forward letter to Mr. McIlvaine.
137 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Japp, 16 September 1905
Subject: book on Stevenson; unjust criticism of same; heroine of new novel; asks Dr. Japp to read and give opinion on new novel; forwards copy of edition deluxe of Aylwin.
139 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Japp, 16 September 1905
Subject: sends proofs for comments. Crossed out.
140 Copy of letter sent to William Rossetti, 18 September 1905
Subject: inquiry as to existence of Faliero family in Italy.
141 Copy of letter sent to George W. Daw, 20 September 1905
Subject: business; Swinburne’s legal matters.
142 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Slater, 21 September 1905
Subject: American and English printers; linotype possibly used by American printers.
143 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Slater, 24 September 1905
Subject: encloses letter to be posted to Mr. McIlvaine.
143 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 24 September 1905
Subject: problem of revisions if linotype is used by American printers; requests opinion on that subject.
144 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 25 September 1905
Subject: Swinburne Trust and Abingdon Estate.
144 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 26 September 1905
Subject: Swinburne Trust and Abingdon Estate.
145 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. John Lane, 26 September 1905
Subject: Mr. Lane’s illness.
145 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Slater, 28 September 1905
Subject: Hungarian part of new novel.
146 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 29 September 1905
Subject: new edition of The Coming of Love; further portions of the Lyrical Drama to be added.
146 Copy of letter sent to John Randall, 29 September 1905
Subject: revised proof and original proof sent for examination.
147 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Slater, 29 September 1905
Subject: Hungarian part of story.
147 Copy of letter sent to W. M. Rossetti, 2 October 1905
Subject: information in article in Encyclopedia Britannica; inquiry as to whether or not Rossetti received a presentation copy of Love’s Cross Currents from Swinburne.
148 Copy of letter sent to Tom Brine, 2 October 1905
Subject: unable to grant loan due to own unexpected expenses.
148 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 5 October 1905
Subject: Swinburne Trust and Abingdon Estate.
149 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 5 October 1905
Subject: article in Post on Maria de Heredia; F. L. Austin’s letter; encloses letter from Lady Lindsay.
149 Copy of letter sent to Lady Lindsay, 6 October 1905
Subject: Athenaeum; Lady Lindsay’s book.
150 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 7 October 1905
Subject: Wales and Borrow matter; appointment.
150 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Bartrum, 1 October 1905
Subject: cheque for rent.
150 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 11 October 1905
Subject: additions for new edition of The Coming of Love; desires new edition to be set in smaller print; Carniola.
152 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 13 October 1905
Subject: working on proofs.
153 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 16 October 1905
Subject: changes and insertions ready for press.
153 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 17 October 1905
Subject: to write for Mr. Dent an introductory essay for his issue of Borrow’s Wild Wales for £20.
154 Copy of letter sent to Rudolph de Cordova, 17 October 1905
Subject: encloses excerpt from essay; appointment.
155 Copy of letter sent to E. de Salincourt, 20 October 1905
Subject: article in Times on speech on the subject of the Brontë novels.
155 Copy of letter sent to R. M. Smyth, 21 October 1905
Subject: business.
156 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 22 October 1905
Subject: Watts-Dunton portrait.
156 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 22 October 1905
Subject: new edition of The Coming of Love.
157 Copy of letter sent to C. F. Rawson, 24 October 1905
Subject: appointment.
157 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 24 October 1905
Subject: Miss Norris’ photogravure of Watts-Dunton; Carniola.
158 Copy of letter sent to Horatio F. Brown, 24 October 1905
Subject: thanks for useful letter.
159 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 24 October 1905
Subject: appointment.
159 Copy of letter sent John Lane, 25 October 1905
Subject: advisability of using monogram or bookplate.
160 Copy of letter sent to C. F. Rawson, 26 October 1905
Subject: appointment.
160 Copy of letter sent to Edward P. Gaston, 26 October 1905
Subject: thanking him for gift of dictionary; photo of Swinburne.
161 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Churton Collins, 26 October 1905
Subject: appointment; article by Mr. Collins on Shakespeare’s Henry VIII.
162 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. Hodder & Stoughton, 26 October 1905
Subject: Bookman’s Illustrated History of English Literature; Chaucer.
163 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Churton Collins, 29 October 1905
Subject: postpone appointment.
163 Copy of letter sent to A. W. Taylor, 30 October 1905
Subject: house to rent.
164 Copy of letter sent to Anderson Graham, 30 October 1905
Subject: periodical Academy; appointment; article on Borrow’s book by Sampson.
165 Copy of letter sent to the Athenaeum, 1 November 1905
Subject: material for column.
165 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. E. McNaught, 1 November 1905
Subject: gives permission to reprint sonnet, "Father Christmas in Famine Street," in anthology of Christmas readings.
166 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 3 November 1905
Subject: Swinburne’s income tax.
166 Copy of letter sent to C. E. Brumwell, 4 November 1905
Subject: article in Telegraph on experiments at Salpetriere; new editions of story; Illustrated edition and the World’s Classics edition.
167 Copy of letter sent to C. F. Rawson, 6 November 1905
Subject: appointment.
167 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Sturgis, 6 November 1905
Subject: Mrs. Sturgis’s father’s health.
168 Copy of letter sent to J. P. Collins, 6 November 1905
Subject: Mr. Runcie’s volume; interest in South African topics.
169 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 7 November 1905
Subject: proof of portrait; remove date from same.
169 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 9 November 1905
Subject: Swinburne Trust and Abingdon Estate.
170 Copy of letter sent to Alfred Austin, 9 November 1905
Subject: gratitude for letter; George Meredith’s condition after accident.
171 Copy of letter sent to Frederick Wheller, 11 November 1905
Subject: appointment for matinee; Mr. Tree in An Enemy of the People.
171 Copy of letter sent to J. M. Bullock, 11 November 1905
Subject: on Watts-Dunton’s writing of brief monographs on his friends in the Athenaeum; Latham; Rask; Indo-Germanic theory of Max Muller and others.
172 Copy of letter sent to Frederick Wheller, 12 November 1905
Subject: requesting three theatre seats.
172 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 12 November 1905
Subject: return of three prints of portrait; one marked approval; revise of dedication.
173 Copy of letter sent to Spencer Sarle, 12 November 1905
Subject: appointment.
173 Copy of letter sent to Alfred Austin, 13 November 1905
Subject: appointment.
173 Copy of letter sent to Lady Eleanor Leighton-Warren, 15 November 1905
Subject: acknowledges present of game. (Letter not copied.)
174 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 17 November 1905
Subject: dedication; proofs.
174 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Goskice, 17 November 1905
Subject: recalls Mrs. Goskice as child; requests that she forward a specimen of her blank verse for his opinion.
175 Copy of letter sent to Frederic Shields, 17 November 1905
Subject: regrets that he was unable to see Mr. Shields’ picture.
175 Copy of letter sent to John H. Ingram, 17 November 1905
Subject: monograph on Chatterton.
175a Copy of letter sent to Sir Gilbert Parker, 17 November 1905
Subject: great pleasure in signing enclosed letter of greeting to Mark Twain on his 71st birthday.
175a Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 17 November 1905
Subject: mentioning of Mr. Rhys as valuable literary force to literary editor of newspaper; chance that the opera will be taken by one of the London theatres; only one press notice satisfactory.
176 Copy of letter sent to Miss Constance Collier, 20 November 1905
Subject: deeply impressed by Miss Collier’s impersonation of Nancy in Oliver Twist; also by gentleman who played role of Bill Sikes; sending pictorial Aylwin to Miss Collier.
177 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 23 November 1905
Subject: transposition of three chapters in manuscript; thanks for copy of Mercure de France.
177 Copy of letter sent to William Heinemann, 23 November 1905
Subject: Swinburne’s pleasure in giving his consent to reproduction of verses in book.
178 Copy of letter sent to A. W. Taylor, 22 November 1905
Subject: house repairs.
179 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Robertson Nicoll, 28 November 1905
Subject: acknowledgment of book; received great pleasure from reading book; Brontë; characters in Pride and Prejudice; Austen.
180 Copy of letter sent to Edward P. Gaston, 25 November 1905
Subject: suggestions on article; portrait.
181 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 24 November 1905
Subject: arrangements for handling of proofs.
181 Copy of letter sent to Derry & Toms, 27 November 1905
Subject: printers’ mistake in spelling of Theodore.
182 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 28 November 1905
Subject: Rowley proof for press; Elizabethan book ready within a few days; Carniola manuscript copy.
182 Copy of letter sent to Gervase Beckett, 28 November 1905
Subject: regrets he cannot accept invitation to Saturday Review dinner.
182 Copy of letter sent to Hall Caine, 28 November 1905
Subject: sending sonnet.
183 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. McNaught, 30 November 1905
Subject: sending copy of "Father Christmas in Famine Street."
183 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 30 November 1905
Subject: abandoning idea of advertising Carniola in The Coming of Love.
183 Copy of letter sent to J. A. Hammerton, 1 December 1905
Subject: appointment; Stevensoniana; actor’s art.
184 Copy of letter sent to Hall Caine, 1 December 1905
Subject: dedication of miscellany to Queen a vulgar idea; poetry a sacred thing--is not "heart," but "overheard"; success as poet comes from fact that public has taken to it.
185 Copy of letter sent to Anderson Graham, 3 December 1905
Subject: contribution to Country Life.
186 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 4 December 1905
Subject: dinner at Hotel Scala.
186 Copy of letter sent to Hall Caine, 5 December 1905
Subject: simple dedication.
187 Copy of letter sent to Harold Hodge, 5 December 1905
Subject: article on Julius Caesar; dislike for public dinners; charity miscellanies.
188 Copy of letter sent to C. F. Rawson, 6 December 1905
Subject: income tax.
189 Copy of letter sent to Anderson Graham, 8 December 1905
Subject: apology for leaving luncheon.
189 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 8 December 1905
Subject: manuscript on Wild Wales.
190 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 8 December 1905
Subject: announcement of marriage in Times.
190 Copy of letter sent to [H. T.] Mackenzie Bell, 8 December 1905
Subject: marriage on November 29th; accident to his sister delayed it; sending piece of bride cake.
191 Copy of letter sent to London Library, 9 December 1905
Subject: returning copies of North British Review.
191 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 9 December 1905
Subject: World’s Classics; appointment.
192 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 10 December 1905
Subject: date of publication of Carniola--differences in English and American markets.
193 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 12 December 1905
Subject: appointment.
194 Copy of letter sent to Clarence Ravenscroft, 13 December 1905
Subject: inquiry as to standing and respectability of his wife (from bank).
194 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 17 December 1905
Subject: Carniola; Oxford University Press; Aylwin; World’s Classics.
196 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 17 December 1905
Subject: new issue of Aylwin.
197 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 18 December 1905
Subject: Sharp’s death; introduction for Dent’s book; addition to essay.
197 Copy of letter sent to Clement Shorter, 20 December 1905
Subject: comments on his wife and marriage; misconception that the success of Aylwin arose from reviews of it by friends--most reviews were written by strangers.
200 Copy of letter sent to John Hunt, 23 December 1905
Subject: thanks for congratulations [on marriage].
201 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 27 December 1905
Subject: Aylwin--new edition printed at Oxford University Press; World’s Classics--impeccability of text.
202 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 27 December 1905
Subject: appointment.
203 Copy of letter sent to the Athenaeum, 24 December 1905
Subject: "Father Christmas in Famine Street"; Queen’s Carol.
203 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Bartrum, 28 December 1905
Subject: encloses cheque.
204 Copy of letter sent to John Verschoyle, 30 December 1905
Subject: would like wedding present of photograph.
204 Copy of letter sent to T. W. H. Crosland, 30 December 1905
Subject: The English Review.
205 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Prothero, 1 January 1906
Subject: appointment; accident to sister; living arrangements.
206 Copy of letter sent to Comyns Carr, 1 January 1906
Subject: appointment.
206 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Harland, 2 January 1906
Subject: sympathy over husband’s death.
207 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Sharp, 2 January 1906
Subject: sympathy over husband’s death; friendship with Sharp and respect for his writing ability.
208 Copy of letter sent to Richard Whiteing, 3 January 1906
Subject: asks him to forward letter to Mrs. Sharp; account of Sharp’s death in The Sphere.
208 Copy of letter sent to C. F. Rawson, 3 January 1906
Subject: appointment.
209 Copy of letter sent to F. G. Bettany, 4 January 1906
Subject: article on moribund art in Canary Islands of "silvando"--conversation by whistling; appointment.
210 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 7 January 1906
Subject: revised proofs. Written by secretary, T. St. E. Hake.
210 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 8 January 1906
Subject: receipt for £20 for his introduction to Borrow’s Wild Wales; excerpt from Swinburne’s essay on The Cloister and the Hearth.
211 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 8 January 1906
Subject: appointment.
212 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Sharp, 9 January 1906
Subject: appointment.
212 Copy of letter sent to Edward G. Hawke, 9 January 1906
Subject: Tribune; too busy at present to contribute to it; possibility of writing article on gypsy life later.
213 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Prothero, 10 January 1906
Subject: appointment.
213 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Sidney Low, 10 January 1906
Subject: erroneous article on marriage in papers; Watts-Dunton mixed with late G. F. Watts; tyranny of English press; appointment.
214 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 10 January 1906
Subject: various editions of Aylwin; appointment.
215 Copy of letter sent to Reverend J. Verschoyle, 12 January 1906
Subject: thanks for photo and vase; accident of sister; living arrangements.
216 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Prothero, 15 January 1906
Subject: cold prevents him from keeping appointment; wife will go.
216 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 15 January 1906
Subject: thanks for present; Hamilton Reyneld’s The Fancy.
217 Copy of letter sent to I. W. T. Ley, 16 January 1906
Subject: declines invitation.
217 Copy of letter sent to C. F. Rawson, 17 January 1906
Subject: cold; new appointment.
218 Copy of letter sent to C. F. Rawson, 22 January 1906
Subject: continued ill health prevents him from keeping appointment; written by E. Hake (secretary).
218 Copy of letter sent to London & Westminster Bank, 22 January 1906
Subject: sends for chequebook.
219 Copy of letter sent to A. Llewelyn, 22 January 1906
Subject: Boz club dues.
219 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 22 January 1906
Subject: appointment.
219 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 24 January 1906
Subject: appointment.
220 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 24 January 1906
Subject: postscript to Aylwin.
220 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 25 January 1906
Subject: dedication of new edition of Aylwin; advertisement of The Coming of Love to go in new edition of Aylwin.
221 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 25 January 1906
Subject: "Norfolk" edition of Aylwin.
221 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 25 January 1906
Subject: appointment.
221 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 25 January 1906
Subject: recommendation that new edition of Aylwin to be called "Illustrated" edition. Written by T. St. E. Hake.
222 Copy of letter sent to London & Westminster Bank, 26 January 1906
Subject: deposit.
222 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Halkett, 26 January 1906
Subject: thanks for letter.
222 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. G. E. Stechert & Co., 26 January 1906
Subject: Shakespeare essays in Harper’s.
223 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 26 January 1906
Subject: receipt for cheque; imprint on title page of Aylwin.
223 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 26 January 1906
Subject: 500 copies of Aylwin to be printed on thin paper; Thoreau.
224 Copy of letter sent to Harold Hodge, 27 January 1906
Subject: article on Julius Caesar.
224 Copy of letter sent to Edward P. Gaston, 30 January 1906
Subject: thanks for Standard Dictionary.
225 Copy of letter sent to [Henry] Arthur Jones, 30 January 1906
Subject: discussion of Jones’ play.
226 Copy of letter sent to Burrelle’s Press Clipping Bureau, 30 January 1906
Subject: subscription of press cuttings.
226 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 1 February 1906
Subject: Arden of Feversham--could it be included in World’s Classics?; preface to Thoreau; appointment.
227 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 6 February 1906
Subject: appointment; World’s Classics.
228 Copy of letter sent to William H. Harrison, 8 February 1906
Subject: autograph in book.
228 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 8 February 1906
Subject: appointment; enlarged edition of The Coming of Love.
229 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 8 February 1906
Subject: new edition of The Coming of Love.
229 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 8 February 1906
Subject: dedication and postscript of new issue of Illustrated Aylwin.
230 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 8 February 1906
Subject: appointment; Arden of Faversham and other doubtful plays of Shakespeare.
230 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 12 February 1906
Subject: copies of The Coming of Love sent to only four newspapers--very bad publishing.
231 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 15 February 1906
Subject: The Coming of Love; misprint; poetical methods.
232 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 15 February 1906
Subject: The Coming of Love.
232 Copy of letter sent to Harold Hodge, 15 February 1906
Subject: article on Coriolanus; sending new edition of The Coming of Love for review if possible.
233 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 17 February 1906
Subject: essays on Julius Caesar and Coriolanus.
233 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 18 February 1906
Subject: introductions to Walden, Silas Marner, Professor, Captain Singleton.
234 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 20 February 1906
Subject: introductions to Professor, Walden, Silas Marner, Captain Singleton, Moses from an Old Manse, and Twice Told Tales to be included?
235 Copy of letter sent to London Library, 21 February 1906
Subject: wants Charlotte Brontë’s works; returning other books.
235 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 21 February 1906
Subject: Aylwin proof and press notice of The Coming of Love and advertisement for Carniola; Brontë books.
236 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 22 February 1906
Subject: receipt for cheque; thanks for present; appointment.
237 Copy of letter sent to Thomas Seeccombe, 22 February 1906
Subject: Isopel Berners; Bookman History of English Literature.
237 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 22 February 1906
Subject: Harper accounts for Love’s Cross Currents.
238 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 23 February 1906
Subject: Crosland’s claim upon estate; poem "Mother Carey’s Chicken"; The Coming of Love.
238 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 24 February 1906
Subject: Coriolanus article.
239 Copy of letter sent to A. W. Taylor, 28 February 1906
Subject: to-let sign a nuisance. Crossed out.
239 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 2 March 1906
Subject: articles on Thoreau, The Professor, and Silas Marner.
240 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 4 March 1906
Subject: appointment; article in Athenaeum on The Coming of Love.
240 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, 4 March 1906
Subject: suggests two of his poems from The Coming of Love for his open-air anthology: haymaking song and "Gipsy Heather."
241 Copy of letter sent to Thomas Wright, 7 March 1906
Subject: thanks for book; appointment.
242 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Goskice, 7 March 1906
Subject: domestic troubles; poetic metres; Longfellow’s Evangeline.
243 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 8 March 1906
Subject: new Illustrated edition of Aylwin; Arvon edition.
244 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 9 March 1906
Subject: articles on Silas Marner, The Professor, and Thoreau.
244 Copy of letter sent to Thomas Wright, 10 March 1906
Subject: appointment.
245 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Emile Reich, 12 March 1906
Subject: sending proofs of Hungarian portion of Carniola for his opinion; story of Carniola.
246 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 12 March 1906
Subject: articles on Silas Marner, Thoreau, Brontë poems.
247 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 13 March 1906
Subject: encloses portrait.
247 Copy of letter sent to G. F. R. Anderson, 13 March 1906
Subject: appointment.
247 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 14 March 1906
Subject: revised proof of Thoreau article.
248 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 15 March 1906
Subject: Thoreau article.
248 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 15 March 1906
Subject: appointment.
248 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Emil Reich, 16 March 1906
Subject: congratulations on success of lectures.
249 Copy of letter sent to A. B. Atkins, 18 March 1906
Subject: has written to Mr. Chisholm to explain delay of letter.
249 Copy of letter sent to Hugh Chisholm, 18 March 1906
Subject: new edition of Encyclopedia Britannica; appointment.
250 Copy of letter sent to W. J. Glover, 18 March 1906
Subject: permission to use "England Stands Alone" in anthology of patriotic poetry; suggests also use of Christmas at the Mermaid; Swinburne consents to use of his verses also.
251 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. Hurst & Blackett, 18 March 1906
Subject: return proof of new edition of Aylwin; advertisement of The Jubilee Greeting at Spithead.
251 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 18 March 1906
Subject: new edition of The Coming of Love.
251 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 19 March 1906
Subject: articles on Silas Marner, Thoreau, and The Professor, and the Poems.
252 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 20 March 1906
Subject: receipt for cheque changed so retains right of reproducing article in any way he (Watts-Dunton) wants.
253 Copy of letter sent to London & Westminster Bank, 20 March 1906
Subject: deposit.
253 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. Hurst & Blackett, 20 March 1906
Subject: new edition of Aylwin.
254 Copy of letter sent to G. F. R. Anderson, 20 March 1906
Subject: appointment.
254 Copy of letter sent to London Library, 20 March 1906
Subject: too many books taken from library.
254 Copy of letter sent to Grant Richards, [March 1906]
Subject: doesn’t agree that "What the Silent Voices Said" has proper place in anthology of "open air" poetry. Crossed out.
255 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 22 March 1906
Subject: business.
255 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Emil Reich, 23 March 1906
Subject: Plato lectures; appointment; thanks for reading proofs.
256 Copy of letter sent to W. J. Glover, 24 March 1906
Subject: approves of title.
256 Copy of letter sent to Hugh Chisholm, 24 March 1906
Subject: appointment.
257 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 26 March 1906
Subject: revision in Thoreau proof; articles on Silas Marner, Captain Singleton, The Professor.
257 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 27 March 1906
Subject: articles on Silas Marner and The Professor.
258 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Bartrum, 27 March 1906
Subject: cheque for rent after deducting Landlord’s tax.
258 Copy of letter sent to Chatto & Windus, 28 March 1906
Subject: sends for books: Studies in Prose and Poetry, Miscellanies, Essays and Studies, A Note on Charlotte Brontë.
259 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Emil Reich, 28 March 1906
Subject: Carniola; appointment.
259 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Bartrum, 29 March 1906
Subject: question about tax.
260 Copy of letter sent to London & Westminster Bank, 30 March 1906
Subject: deposit.
260 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 30 March 1906
Subject: receipt for cheque for article on The Professor.
261 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Bartrum, 31 March 1906
Subject: postal order to cover error.
261 Copy of letter sent to John H. Lobban, 31 March 1906
Subject: cannot write article about Burton because of arrears in work.
262 Copy of letter sent to Ford Madox Hueffer, 3 April 1906
Subject: acknowledgment of book.
262 Copy of letter sent to William Mackay, 3 April 1906
Subject: congratulations upon book on East Anglia.
263 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 4 April 1906
Subject: articles on The Professor and Captain Singleton; edition of Shakespeare issued by Grant Richards.
264 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 5 April 1906
Subject: articles on The Professor, Captain Singleton, Silas Marner.
264 Copy of letter sent to A. W. Pinero, 6 April 1906
Subject: His House in Order.
265 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 6 April 1906
Subject: essay on Silas Marner.
265 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. Hurst & Blackett, 8 April 1906
Subject: sends for six copies of new Illustrated Aylwin.
266 Copy of letter sent to H. A. Webster, 8 April 1906
Subject: sends cheque.
266 Copy of letter sent to William Brough & Sons, 11 April 1906
Subject: sends for Shakespeare, edited by W. E. Henley and Walter Raleigh.
267 Copy of letter sent to Thomas Wright, 14 April 1906
Subject: pleased at success of Wright’s book; appointment.
267 Copy of letter sent to Robert S. Garnett, 18 April 1906
Subject: sympathy over death of father; collection of Thackeray papers.
268 Copy of letter sent to George B. Burgin, 18 April 1906
Subject: declines invitation to club.
269 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 20 April 1906
Subject: wants copies of New York Times and Saturday Review for 7 April 1906; illness in family has delayed work.
270 Copy of letter sent to Claude E. Benson, 23 April 1906
Subject: agrees to his poem "The Walk from Boar’s Hill" being in his anthology.
270 Copy of letter sent to S. Wellwood, 23 April 1906
Subject: shall be pleased to see his two sonnets "The Temptation" and "In a Graveyard" in anthology.
271 Copy of letter sent to Comyns Carr, 23 April 1906
Subject: effect of opium and other drugs on the individual; workings of Paradis Artificiel.
272 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 24 April 1906
Subject: advertisement of Carniola in Harper’s Magazine should be varied to prevent monotony; appointment.
273 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 25 April 1906
Subject: wood cut portrait for World’s Classics should be modified to change dour expression; title-page for Aylwin.
274 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 25 April 1906
Subject: Aylwin title page; portrait to be modified.
275 Copy of letter sent to W. J. Glover, 26 April 1906
Subject: gives permission to use any of his poems for anthologies.
275 Copy of letter sent to Captain Frederick William von Herbert, 30 April 1906
Subject: By-Paths in the Balkans.
276 Copy of letter sent to Charles E. Innes, 28 April 1906
Subject: hundreds of reviews.
276 Copy of letter sent to John Henderson, 28 April 1906
Subject: cannot attend dinner.
276 Copy of letter sent to Royal Literary Fund, 8 April 1906
Subject: declines invitation to dinner.
277 Copy of letter sent to Lady Margaret Sackville, 28 April 1906
Subject: appointment.
277 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 29 April 1906
Subject: photograph; appointment to consider Shakespeare subject; design for title page of Aylwin; desire to distinguish World’s Classics from cheap series which imitate it.
279 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 30 April 1906
Subject: appointment.
279 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 1 May 1906
Subject: photogravure.
279 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 7 May 1906
Subject: memo signed by T. S. E. Hake.
Letter Book (Volume 7) : 8 May 1906-28 August 1907
Volume Page
7 1 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 8 May 1906
Subject: appointment with Mr. Hall.
1 Copy of letter sent to Clement K. Shorter, 9 May 1906
Subject: acknowledgment of gift; Mrs. Shorter’s ballad and style of writing; the cante fable type of narrative used years previous on Continent.
2 Copy of letter sent to Ernest A. Baker, 9 May 1906
Subject: anthologies; reference to sonnets on Art and Life; picture sonnets of The Coming of Love; sends copy of new edition.
2 Copy of letter sent to Claude E. Benson, 9 May 1906
Subject: acknowledgment of book; article in Cornhill on poisonous snakes.
3 Copy of letter sent to the London & Westminster Bank, Temple Bar Branch, 11 May 1906
Subject: deposit of cheque to account.
3 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, [May 1906]
Subject: paragraph; luncheon.
4 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 15 May 1906
Subject: proposed new title-page of Aylwin; acknowledgment of photogravures.
4 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. Harper & Brothers, 15 May 1906
Subject: receipt for cheque.
5 Copy of letter sent to Isabel Swinburne, 16 May 1906
Subject: Mr. Longbourne’s letter; sympathy on cousin’s death.
7 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 17 May 1906
Subject: acknowledgment of bound volumes; opinion on title-page frontispiece; lack of dignity about the ornamentation.
8 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 17 May 1906
Subject: appointment; manuscript copy to printers; inquiry concerning Mr. McIlvaine’s sister and mother.
9 Copy of letter sent to Claude E. Benson, 18 May 1906
Subject: illness caused delay in making appointment; Mr. Benson’s eye-trouble.
9 Copy of letter sent to Ernest A. Baker, 18 May 1906
Subject: poems for anthology; anthology called Prayers from the Poets.
10 Copy of letter sent to Ernest A. Baker, 22 May 1906
Subject: invitation to dinner.
10 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 22 May 1906
Subject: proofs of the Blake; publication in America by Messrs. Harper; arrangement of royalty; Swinburne’s poems.
10 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 23 May 1906
Subject: grieved at bad news; appointment.
11 Copy of letter sent to Vernon Rendall, 23 May 1906
Subject: appointment.
12 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. Longbourne, Stevens, & Powell, 23 May 1906
Subject: Swinburne Trust and Abingdon Estate.
12 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 23 May 1906
Subject: Dent’s adventure.
13 Copy of letter sent to Thomas Whittaker, 23 May 1906
Subject: acknowledgment of book of essays.
13 Copy of letter sent to J. Todhunter, 23 May 1906
Subject: acknowledgment of book of lyrics; "The Three Fausts"; "Marseillaise"; effect of same on Watts-Dunton.
14 Copy of letter sent to Ernest A. Baker, 24 May 1906
Subject: inquiry as to arrival at Woolwich; illustration by Miss Hilda Hechle.
15 Copy of letter sent to Harold Hodge, 24 May 1906
Subject: appointment; Saintsbury as metrical critic.
15 Copy of letter sent to Claude E. Benson, 27 May 1906
Subject: inquiry as to when meeting can be arranged.
16 Copy of letter sent to F. J. Hall, 27 May 1906
Subject: appointment.
16 Copy of letter sent to [H. T.] Mackenzie Bell, 27 May 1906
Subject: inquiries answered on returned letter.
16 Copy of letter sent to the London Library, 27 May 1906
Subject: asks for a copy of George Meredith’s Harry Richmond.
17 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 28 May 1906
Subject: acknowledgment of four volumes; taste in various types of leathers for book cover; revise of Captain Singleton.
18 Copy of letter sent to G. F. R. Anderson, 28 May 1906
Subject: Swinburne not inclined to write something for Miss Terry; not well acquainted with her.
18 Copy of letter sent to F. J. Hall, 29 May 1906
Subject: appointment.
18 Copy of letter sent to F. J. Hall, 30 May 1906
Subject: appointment postponed due to Watts-Dunton eye trouble.
19 Copy of letter sent to G. W. Prothero, 29 May 1906
Subject: petition to be signed by various writers concerning formation of literary association to preserve and promote the influence of the best literature. Petition included.
22 Copy of letter sent to Mr. F. J. Hall, 30 May 1906
Subject: appointment.
22 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 30 May 1906
Subject: proof of introduction to Captain Singleton to be revised.
22 Copy of letter sent to Ford Madox Hueffer, 1 June 1906
Subject: acknowledgment of book; appointment.
23 Copy of letter sent to Thomas Whittaker, 1 June 1906
Subject: acknowledgment of book on the Neo-Platonists; suggests sending copies of Aylwin and The Coming of Love.
23 Copy of letter sent to Dodd, Mead & Co., 3 June 1906
Subject: cheques in small amounts misplaced; requests canceling and a cheque for aggregate amount; American edition of Carniola published; English edition published.
24 Copy of letter sent to Miss Beatrice Harraden, 4 June 1906
Subject: confusion concerning Miss Fogerty with another lady, both having made requests to perform Atalanta.
25 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto, 7 June 1906
Subject: letter enclosed; Swinburne introduction to Blake.
25 Copy of letter sent to Lady E. Leighton-Warren, 8 June 1906
Subject: appointment.
26 Copy of letter sent to W. J. Tollemache, 8 June 1906
Subject: delighted to give permission to print anything from Aylwin which has been set to music; gratitude for tickets.
26 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. Chatto & Windus, 8 June 1906
Subject: possibility that another American publisher may issue American edition of Blake.
26 Copy of letter sent to Miss Hilda Hechle, 8 June 1906
Subject: designs for sonnet "Natura Maligna"; changes; considers other designs for book very favorably.
28 Copy of letter sent to Harry Mahler, 8 June 1906
Subject: copy of The Coming of Love sent for selection of verses.
28 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. Chatto & Windus, 11 June 1906
Subject: Blake proof for press after revision; proof of prefatory note.
28 Copy of letter sent to Sir Percy Bunting, 12 June 1906
Subject: opinion of Ibsen; appointment.
29 Copy of letter sent to Miss Hilda Heckle, 12 June 1906
Subject: sketch; illustration for book; friend’s wife the gypsy mentioned: Esmeralda of a book of travels by her first husband, Mr. Smith; Alpine drawing at the Academy.
30 Copy of letter sent to Miss Isabel Swinburne, 14 June 1906
Subject: leasing land.
31 Copy of letter sent to Ford Madox Hueffer, 14 June 1906
Subject: accident to sister; inquiries concerning brochure.
32 Copy of letter sent to Walter Reynolds, 14 June 1906
Subject: picture.
32 Copy of letter sent to Thomas Wright, 15 June 1906
Subject: appointment.
33 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 14 June 1906
Subject: the length of Carniola changes to expedite the completion of the book.
33 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. Longbourne & Co., 18 June 1906
Subject: Admiral Swinburne’s Trust Bonchurch Estate; leasing land for rifle range.
34 Copy of letter sent to J. Craig, 18 June 1906
Subject: appointment.
34 Copy of letter sent to Sir Percy Bunting, 18 June 1906
Subject: appointment.
35 Copy of letter sent to Ford Madox Hueffer, 18 June 1906
Subject: appointment.
35 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Newmarch, 18 June 1906
Subject: wife’s desire to know Mrs. Newmarch; Who’s Who; appointment to visit.
35 Copy of letter sent [second of two pages numbered 35], to W. H. Mence, 19 June 1906
Subject: information concerning house at Dereham.
35 Copy of letter sent [second of two pages numbered 35], to Edward P. Gaston, 21 June 1906
Subject: appointment.
35 Copy of letter sent [second of two pages numbered 35], to Clarence McIlvaine, 21 June 1906
Subject: advertisement page in Harper’s Magazine to be varied.
36 Copy of letter sent to Ernest A. Baker, 25 June 1906
Subject: Miss Hechle’s drawing superb in Watts-Dunton’s and Swinburne’s opinions.
36 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Newmarch, 26 June 1906
Subject: postpone visit.
36 Copy of letter sent to F. J. Hall, 29 June 1906
Subject: copy of the Shakespeare plays; part of The Tempest and The Two Gentlemen of Verona; proof of Captain Singleton.
37 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 3 July 1906
Subject: Swinburne Trust; Abingdon Estate.
37 Copy of letter sent to Alfred Austin, 2 July 1906
Subject: copy of meditative poem The Door of Humility.
38 Copy of letter sent to Walter Reynolds, 3 July 1906
Subject: picture not suitable; has picture of house that is suitable.
38 Copy of letter sent to P. Spalding, 4 July 1906
Subject: inquiry as to Mr. Chatto’s return; appointment.
39 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 4 July 1906
Subject: appointment with Mr. Hall.
39 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 4 July 1906
Subject: Swinburne Trust; Ongar Estate.
39 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Bartrum, 4 July 1906
Subject: rent.
40 Copy of letter sent to Ford Madox Hueffer, 5 July 1906
Subject: selection of poems; Swinburne’s poems.
40 Copy of letter sent to Miss E. Pauline Johnson, 5 July 1906
Subject: plan to attend entertainment; wife wishes to make acquaintance.
41 Copy of letter sent to Walter McRaye, 9 July 1906
Subject: returns tickets.
41 Copy of letter sent to Douglas Ainslie, 9 July 1906
Subject: accepts invitation.
41 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 9 July 1906
Subject: editor of Lodge’s Peerage.
42 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 9 July 1906
Subject: copy for printers.
42 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Von Herbert, 10 July 1906
Subject: expedition to Syrian Desert; volume having no sales.
43 Copy of letter sent to The Daily Mail, 10 July 1906
Subject: mistake involved in use of the words "bar-sinister" by Somerville Gibney, late editor of Lodge’s Peerage; requests letter be forwarded to Mr. Gibney.
44 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 11 July 1906
Subject: revised notice of Carniola covering contents of book.
44 Copy of letter sent to The Daily Mail, 14 July 1906
45 Copy of letter sent to Somerville Gibney, 14 July 1906
Subject: requests opinion connected with abeyance in old barony; appointment.
46 Copy of letter sent to T. H. Escott, 15 July 1906
Subject: article in Chambers's Journal "Some Talkers of My Time"; Watts-Dunton interested in Lady Currie and Borrow and the reference to them; requests information concerning her conversation with Borrow as mentioned.
46 Copy of letter sent to Alfred T. Nutt, 18 July 1906
Subject: requests address of Charles Whibley; read with interest Mr. Nutt’s letters on Celtic literature.
47 Copy of letter sent to J. Mitchell, 19 July 1906
Subject: income tax.
47 Copy of letter sent to Alfred Nutt, 19 July 1906
Subject: gratitude for sending address; orders from catalogue.
48 Copy of letter sent to Charles Whibley, 19 July 1906
Subject: return of book borrowed.
49 Copy of letter sent to J. Thomas, 20 July 1906
Subject: regrets that he is unable to use bust of friend which was offered as it does not fit into compartment appropriated for that use.
49 Copy of letter sent to Walter Reynolds, 20 July 1906
Subject: return of water colors.
49 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 23 July 1906
Subject: article on Macbeth; gypsy part of Carniola; illness of McIlvaine’s sister.
50 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Jopling Rowe, 25 July 1906
Subject: portrait; both Watts-Dunton and wife enjoy society of Mrs. Rowe.
51 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Moulton, 25 July 1906
Subject: wife’s trip to Switzerland; appointment; unable to accompany wife on trip due to enormity of work.
51 Copy of letter sent to Isabel Swinburne, 26 July 1906
Subject: on Swinburne’s health; leasing of part of Ventnor land for rifle range.
52 Copy of letter sent to Somerville Gibney, 26 July 1906
Subject: appointment.
52 Copy of letter sent to Comyns Carr, 30 July 1906
Subject: glad to accept book from friend; first night of play.
53 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Symons, 30 July 1906
Subject: wife traveling in Switzerland.
54 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 30 July 1906
Subject: volumes of Aylwin; Oxford India paper; encloses cheque for copies; other volumes.
54 Copy of letter sent to Isabel Swinburne, 31 July 1906
Subject: Miss Swinburne’s letter to Mr. Michell; Mr. Longbourne.
56 Copy of letter sent to H. C. Marillier, 31 July 1906
Subject: congratulations on receiving directorship of Morris Company; invitation to Mr. Marillier and Mr. Holliday to look at cartoons.
57 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 31 July 1906
Subject: Swinburne Trust; the Rifle Butts.
57 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Slatter, 31 July 1906
Subject: album found; sent registered.
57 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 1 August 1906
Subject: Aylwin, Pictorial and sixpenny editions.
58 Copy of letter sent to Thomas Wright, 1 August 1906
Subject: received manuscript.
58 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 1 August 1906
Subject: sends two autographs which were requested.
58 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 3 August 1906
Subject: changes in advertisement of Carniola; possible change of title; Macbeth article.
59 Copy of letter sent to [H. T.] Mackenzie Bell, 3 August 1906
Subject: paragraph for the Times; small debt.
60 Copy of letter sent to The Times, 4 August 1906
Subject: paragraph for the Court Circular to be inserted.
60 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 5 August 1906
Subject: spring list; appointment for discussion of book; named Christmas Book in agreement by mistake.
61 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 7 August 1906
Subject: appointment to discuss statement sent by Mr. Blackett.
61 Copy of letter sent to Thomas Wright, 7 August 1906
Subject: Wright’s book on Pater; advises deleting mention of him and Swinburne in introduction; correction of part concerning Rossetti.
62 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 7 August 1906
Subject: article on Macbeth; Carniola.
63 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 9 August 1906
Subject: Macbeth article; Christmas number of magazine; McIlvaine’s sister’s health.
63 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 9 August 1906
Subject: change of advertisement of Carniola; appointment.
64 Copy of letter sent to H. C. Marillier, 10 August 1906
Subject: unable to keep appointment with Mr. Marillier and Mr. Holliday.
64 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 14 August 1906
Subject: discussion of name of the Christmas book.
65 Copy of letter sent to Mr. and Mrs. Richards, 15 August 1906
Subject: sympathy on death.
66 Copy of letter sent to J. Longman, 12 August 1906
Subject: Miss H. Ellen Browning’s book called A Girl’s Wanderings in Hungary; request for Miss Browning’s address.
66 Copy of letter sent to Miss H. Ellen Browning, 12 August 1906
Subject: Miss Browning’s book A Girl’s Wanderings in Hungary; Watts-Dunton’s interest in all things Hungarian and the Magyars; Miss Browning’s Beautiful Lace.
67 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 16 August 1906
Subject: postpone completion of book of poems till Spring.
68 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 16 August 1906
Subject: new book of poetry; delayed until Spring; new poems to be added.
69 Copy of letter sent to H. M. Alden, 17 August 1906
Subject: manuscript of article on Macbeth.
69 Copy of letter sent to H. E. Quick, 17 August 1906
Subject: Welsh portion of Aylwin; East Anglican portion.
70 Copy of letter sent to Herbert Blackett, 17 August 1906
Subject: accident to Blackett’s arm.
70 Copy of letter sent to Messrs W. Clowes & Sons, 20 August 1906
Subject: insertions; proofs.
70 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. Harrods, 22 August 1906
Subject: encloses cheque for transaction made by wife.
71 Copy of letter sent to The Daily Graphic, 23 August 1906
Subject: request to forward letter to the writer of the article "The Tziganes of Hungary."
71 Copy of letter sent to the author of "The Tziganes in Hungary," 23 August 1906
Subject: interest in Nomadic czigans of Hungary; requests copies of photographs which illustrate article. [Author’s name not known, but Watts-Dunton had letter forwarded for him by The Daily Graphic.]
72 Copy of letter sent to Arthur Rickett [later Arthur Compton-Rickett], 25 August 1906
Subject: appointment.
72 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. Longbourne, Stevens & Powell, 29 August 1906
Subject: Swinburne Trustees; Bonchurch Estate.
73 Copy of letter sent to J. Mitchell, 31 August 1906
Subject: appointment; income tax.
73 Copy of letter sent to Sir Douglas Straight, 30 August 1906
Subject: writing on town of Finne; interest in letter from Sir Straight’s correspondent in Finne which appears in Pall-Mall Gazette; requests photographs of a ruin connected to the Frangipan and asks that his letter to correspondent be forwarded.
74 Copy of letter sent to [Sir Douglas Straight’s correspondent in Finne], 30 August 1906
Subject: writing on Finne; seeks photo of Tersato Castle and some other notable places. [Correspondent’s name not known so Watts-Dunton had Sir Douglas Straight forward this letter for him.]
75 Copy of letter sent to J. Mitchell, 3 September 1906
Subject: postpones appointment.
75 Copy of letter sent to Bradford Colt de Wolf, 3 September 1906
Subject: will write to Budapest for photographs as advised by Mr. de Wolf; articles on subject of the Czigans; writing chapters on nomadic gypsies and seeking information for that reason; Romany race; Aylwin.
76 Copy of letter sent to John Sampson, 5 September 1906
Subject: article in Academy on The Coming of Love; Blake; writing dealing with the Czigans; Borrow’s Wild Wales.
77 Copy of letter sent to William Heinemann, 5 September 1906
Subject: biography.
78 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 9 September 1906
Subject: article on Macbeth for December issue of Harper’s Magazine; printers’ errors in proofs; suggests meeting to discuss the matter.
78 Copy of letter sent to F. W. Von Herbert, 9 September 1906
Subject: appointment.
79 Copy of letter sent to W. B. Forster Bovill, 9 September 1906
Subject: photographs of Finne; Mr. [H. T.] Mackenzie Bell; questions on photographs.
80 Copy of letter sent to Arthur Rickett [later Arthur Compton-Rickett], 9 September 1906
Subject: prefatory word for book; too rushed with work to write it; request by Harper’s Magazine for article on Macbeth; work required for Encyclopedia Britannica; DeQuincey, Hazlett, and Walt Whitman mentioned in letter.
81 Copy of letter sent to Andrew Chatto: 10 September 1906
Subject: requests summary of amounts paid; needed for income tax report.
81 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 10 September 1906
Subject: requests summary of amounts paid Swinburne, needed for income tax report.
81 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 10 September 1906
Subject: missed meeting; Mrs. Beatty’s letter.
82 Copy of letter sent to T. H. Reeves, 10 September 1906
Subject: sends copy of Aylwin for library.
82 Copy of letter sent to J. A. Hammerton, 11 September 1906
Subject: appointment.
83 Copy of letter sent to [H. T.] Mackenzie Bell, 12 September 1906
Subject: encloses address requested.
83 Copy of letter sent to Arthur Rickett [later Arthur Compton-Rickett], 12 September 1906
Subject: appointment; proofs.
83 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Dabbs, 13 September 1906
Subject: acknowledgment of present; Charlotte Corday; poem.
84 Copy of letter sent to J. Mitchell, 13 September 1906
Subject: appointment.
84 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. Harper & Brothers, 13 September 1906
Subject: revised advertisement for next issue of Harper’s Magazine.
84 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 14 September 1906
Subject: thanks for invitation to dress rehearsal but unable to attend as both he and wife will be away at the time.
85 Copy of letter sent to Arthur Rickett [later Arthur Compton-Rickett], 15 September 1906
Subject: proofs; Thoreau and Borrow; congratulations on Rickett’s book; sonnet "The Last Sight of Borrow on Waterloo Bridge"; revised version of poem in The Coming of Love; Personal Forces in Modern Thought.
86 Copy of letter sent to Hall Caine, 19 September 1906
Subject: anticipating Caine’s play.
87 Copy of letter sent to Comyns Carr, 19 September 1906
Subject: congratulations on success of play; Macbeth; eager to see play.
88 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Comyns Carr, 19 September 1906
Subject: success of play; critics of poetry; no influence among the critics.
89 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 19 September 1906
Subject: return of proof.
89 Copy of letter sent to J. Mitchell, 19 September 1906
Subject: postpones appointment.
89 Copy of letter sent to J. A. Hammerton, 20 September 1906
Subject: copy of Self-Educator; summary of story of Shakespeare and his works; appointment.
90 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Emil Reich, 21 September 1906
Subject: inquiry as to Hungarian word for Punch in connection with puppet show; Australian puppet show and Hungarian puppet show; Czigans; congratulations on his success as a lecturer.
91 Copy of letter sent to Lewis Campbell, 21 September 1906
Subject: length of Shakespearean articles; Macbeth and Hamlet.
92 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. George Routledge & Sons, Ltd., 21 September 1906
Subject: to include Watts-Dunton verses in anthology The Voice of the Sea.
93 Copy of letter sent to William Knight, 21 September 1906
Subject: Watts-Dunton’s name to be listed on committee; admirer of Coleridge.
93 Copy of letter sent to A. B. Atkins, 22 September 1906
Subject: article on Borrow.
94 Copy of letter sent to Arthur Rickett, 22 September 1906
Subject: date of publication of book uncertain.
94 Copy of letter sent to Bradford Cold de Wolf, 22 September 1906
Subject: articles on the Czigans lost by fire; sends copy of Aylwin; English gypsies.
95 Copy of letter sent to Rev. Andrew Moody, 23 September 1906
Subject: Archduke Joseph, the Gypsy Archduke; article in British Weekly; the Magyars and the Czigans; requests name of publishers of Rev. Moody’s Israel’s Return and Other Verses.
96 Copy of letter sent to Miss Margaret Fletcher, 23 September 1906
Subject: writing on Hungarian matters and refers to Miss Fletcher’s Sketches of Life and Character in Hungary; would like to know if there are any other books or articles on Hungary that she may have had published.
96 Copy of letter sent to R. Curle, 23 September 1906
Subject: autograph on copy of The Coming of Love; Swinburne gives consent for use of his poems in anthology; requests that the enclosed letter be forwarded to Miss Margaret Fletcher concerned articles on Hungary and referring to her book Sketches of Life and Character in Hungary.
98 Copy of letter sent to Ernest A. Baker, 24 September 1906
Subject: Mr. Curle’s use of Swinburne’s poems; to return photographs.
98 Copy of letter sent to Charles R. Longbourne, 25 September 1906
Subject: Swinburne Trust; Abingdon Estate.
98 Copy of letter sent to J. Mitchell, 27 September 1906
Subject: will call on Mr. Mitchell.
99 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. Harpers & Brothers, 27 September 1906
Subject: acknowledgment of cheque; copy of receipt.
100 Copy of letter sent to The London & Westminster Bank, 27 September 1906
Subject: deposits cheque to account.
100 Copy of letter sent to Richard Curle, 28 September 1906
Subject: appointment; to call for volume.
100 Copy of letter sent to The London & Westminster Bank, 29 September 1906
Subject: inquiry as to whether or not cheque was received by bank as no acknowledgment has been received.
101 Copy of letter sent to James Douglas, 29 September 1906
Subject: inquiry as to Robert Ross, writer on article in the Academy which Watts-Dunton describes as "drivel."
102 Copy of letter sent to Walter Jerrold, 1 October 1906
Subject: appointment for discussion of poems for anthology.
102 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Freeman, 1 October 1906
Subject: cancels appointment.
102 Copy of letter sent to Reverend Andrew Moody, 2 October 1906
Subject: request Rev. Moody’s autograph on book sent to Watts-Dunton by Rev. Moody; book printed and illustrated at Budapest; photograph of Archduke Joseph; to send books as gift.
103 Copy of letter sent to Comyns Carr, 2 October 1906
Subject: acknowledgment of copy of play; confined to bed with cold but will write later concerning when he will see play.
104 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 3 October 1906
Subject: find that no copies of Captain Singleton and The Professor have been sent to the Star.
104 Copy of letter sent to Miss Margaret Fletcher, 11 October 1906
Subject: will send copy of new book; subject is the Czigans and not the Magyars; comments on her style of writing very favorably; Sketches of Life and Character in Hungary out of print in two years, meaning it was a success.
105 Copy of letter sent to the Christian Commonwealth, 4 October 1906
Subject: sends portrait and photograph requested.
106 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. J. B. Lippincott, 4 October 1906
Subject: requests they forward letter enclosed to Dr. Theodore F. Wolfe.
106 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Theodore F. Wolfe, 4 October 1906
Subject: delay in sending copy of Swinburne’s Love’s Cross Currents due to not having correct address. [This is a letter forwarded by J. B. Lippincott Co.]
106 Copy of letter sent to The Encyclopedia Britannica, 4 October 1906
Subject: article on George Borrow for Encyclopedia Britannica; revise on article.
107 Copy of letter sent to The London & Westminster Bank, 29 September 1906
Subject: acknowledgment of receipt.
107 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 5 October 1906
Subject: postpones appointment due to cold; copies of new books to the Star; reporter from Daily News seeking literary news.
108 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 5 October 1906
Subject: Carniola; Charles Reade’s It’s Never Too Late to Mend; Czigany parts of Carniola; Prof. Lewis Campbell at work on King Henry the Fourth.
108 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Freeman, 5 October 1906
Subject: postpones appointment.
109 Copy of letter sent to Messrs. B. F. Stevens & Brown, 12 October 1906
Subject: The Christmas Dream; Studies of Shakespeare to be collected and republished; essays on George Borrow: introductions to Lavengro, Romany Rye and Wild Wales.
110 Copy of letter sent to M. B. Forster Bovill, 6 October 1906
Subject: requests photograph of Archduke Joseph’s house at Fuime.
110 Copy of letter sent to B. C. Colt de Wolf, 6 October 1906
Subject: appointment.
111 Copy of letter sent to William Mackay, 6 October 1906
Subject: favorable reviews on Mr. Mackay’s novel.
111 Copy of letter sent to Newman Howard, 7 October 1906
Subject: congratulations on successful poem; suggests changes in some lines which suggest other writers; Atalanta.
112 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 7 October 1906
Subject: bad news; appointment.
112 Copy of letter sent to J. A. Martin, 9 October 1906
Subject: inquiry as to price of copy of photograph taken from the Morning Leader.
113 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Bartrum, 10 October 1906
Subject: cheque for rent.
113 Copy of letter sent to the London Library, 10 October 1906
Subject: request for history of the puppet show "Punch and Judy."
113 Copy of letter sent to Mr. S. Wellwood, 11 October 1906
Subject: acknowledging of the Sonnet Anthology; volume admired by him and Swinburne.
114 Copy of letter sent to Mr. J. A. Martin, 11 October 1906
Subject: photographs for an album.
114 Copy of letter sent to J. A. Hammerton, 11 October 1906
Subject: gratitude for numbers of the Harmsworth Encyclopedia; World’s Classics and Aylwin.
115 Copy of letter sent to Rev. James T. Webster, 11 October 1906
Subject: gratitude for photograph; inquiry as to whether or not there are any photographs of the imperial residences or any other books on Archduke Joseph.
116 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Jopling Rowe, 12 October 1906
Subject: not completely recovered from illness; may attend Carr’s matinee; Mr. Hayward, the framer.
117 Copy of letter sent to Rev. Andrew Moody, 12 October 1906
Subject: photograph of the Archduke from Rev. Webster; picture card of the Palace at Budapest; gratitude for kindness.
117 Copy of letter sent to Clarence McIlvaine, 15 October 1906
Subject: Carniola; appointment; concerned with news of Mr. McIlvaine’s family.
118 Copy of letter sent to J. A. Hammerton, 16 October 1906
Subject: appointment; lark between booksellers and publishers.
118 Copy of letter sent to Dr. R. P. Scott, 17 October 1906
Subject: pleased to give permission to print in school anthology some of his poems.
119 Copy of letter sent to Miss Fletcher, 18 October 1906
Subject: Miss Fletcher’s book The School of the Heart; admires her work and wishes to quote some remarks from her book; Hungarian sketches and notes lost but some Hungarian relics still survive; looking for Light for New Times.
120 Copy of letter sent to Charles F. Forshaw, [18 October 1906]
Subject: permission to print Watts-Dunton’s sonnet "Rhona Boswell’s First Kiss" in Poets’ Birthday Book; best notice of Watts-Dunton appeared in the Harmsworth Encyclopedia; copy of poem enclosed.
121 Copy of letter sent to The Coupe Company, 18 October 1906
Subject: cheque to settle account.
121 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Hueffer, 18 October 1906
Subject: return of manuscript belonging to Mrs. Hueffer’s daughter.
122 Copy of letter sent to W. B. Forster Bovill, 19 October 1906
Subject: invitation should Mr. Bovill at any time be in England; photographs of Fuime; grateful for services and would like to repay him.
122 Copy of letter sent to Rev. James Webster, 20 October 1906
Subject: notes sent were priceless; answered many questions; Watts-Dunton student of Romany matters and very much interested in Hungarian Romanies; Archduke Joseph prominent figure in new novel Carniola; request for more photographs.
125 Copy of letter sent to Rev. Andrew Moody, 19 October 1906
Subject: part of proofs dealing with the Scottish mission at Budapest; letter gives plot of Carniola.
125 Copy of letter sent to N. Gwynedon Davies, 20 October 1906
Subject: pleased to have Mr. Davies quote words for new book.
126 Copy of letter sent to Dr. Duka, 23 October 1906
Subject: requesting information concerning Archduchess Maria Dorothea and son Archduke Joseph and the Scottish Mission at Budapest; referred to Dr. Duka by Rev. Moody.
127 Copy of letter sent to Miss Margaret Fletcher, 24 October 1906
Subject: acknowledgment of copy of Light for New Times; sends proof of the extract from her book that he plans to use in his new book.
128 Copy of letter sent to The Christian Commonwealth, 24 October 1906
Subject: proposed essay on the Book-War.
128 Copy of letter sent to Richard Curle, 25 October 1906
Subject: introductions on poetry and fiction; appointment; monograph.
129 Copy of letter sent to F. L. Parker, 25 October 1906
Subject: Daily Mail Year Book; notice of Watts-Dunton; comments on admirable work.
129 Copy of letter sent to Miss Margaret Fletcher, 26 October 1906
Subject: will send remainder of proofs so that after reading complete story, Miss Fletcher can decide whether or not she wishes the extract from her book to remain; asks for criticism; offers services should she ever try to win proper place in literary field.
130 Copy of letter sent to Henry Frowde, 28 October 1906
Subject: unable to attend to any literary work due to illness; appointment.
131 Copy of letter sent to Ernest Rhys, 29 October 1906
Subject: illness; projected review.
132 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 30 October 1906
Subject: inquiry as to number of copies of new edition of The Coming of Love sold; omission of statement that frontispiece is by Rossetti; Yankee Times.
132 Copy of letter sent to Miss Margaret Fletcher, 3 November 1906
Subject: proofs of next portion of story for her criticism.
133 Copy of letter sent to C. D. Lucas, 29 October 1906
Subject: description of Christmas in Washington Irving’s Sketch Book; Americanization of women, or materialization; real joy of Christmas will never return and feels that wealth-worship must be stifled before the poetry of life can return to us.
134 Copy of letter sent to Mrs. Sharp, 4 November 1906
Subject: appointment.
134 Copy of letter sent to John Lane, 4 November 1906
Subject: to divide the 1,000 copies of newly printed edition of The Coming of Love into two editions of 500 each; to add a few words and another poem.
135 Copy of letter sent to The London Library, 5 November 1906
Subject: request for works of Captain Postans, or his wife; books on India.
135 Copy of letter sent to The London Library, 5 November 1906
Subject: request for book Temple Bar and The National Revi