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Catherine Fanshawe


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Catherine Fanshawe : "Ode, by Mary Berry."

Lady Theresa Lewis reproduces 1805 letter from Mary Berry (writing as Catherine Fanshawe) to Catherine Fanshawe, in response to poem written by Fanshawe as Berry, and lent to her in manuscript; having praised the piece and offered some specific criticisms, she closes with an injunction that Fanshawe 'show it sparingly to the few who may be worthy, and on no account distribute any copies without [her] [...] licence and authority'.

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: Mary Berry      Manuscript: Unknown


Catherine Maria Fanshawe : poems

Elizabeth Barrett Browning to Mary Russell Mitford, 7 November 1850: 'Miss Fanshawe is well worth your writing of [...] as one of the most witty of our wits in verse, men or women. I have only seen M.S. copies of her verses, & that years ago, but they struck me very much'.

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: Elizabeth Barrett Browning      Manuscript: Unknown, copied


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