This volume (the 14th of a series of 19) contains 21 letters written between August 1701 and March 1704. At least half of these letters were addressed to Fellows of the Royal Society in London. Every volume in the series contains the texts in the original Dutch and an English translation.
Ellen Terry's correspondence was both exuberant and extensive. Her remaining letters provide a fascinating insight into the dynamics of the Victorian theatre, and the difficulties of life for a woman maintaining a successful public persona whilst raising two illegitimate children.
Thomas Love Peacock (1785-1866) was a lifelong and assiduous letter-writer, was a close friend of Shelley and friend also of many Radicals of the early 19th century. In the later part of his life, he rose to high position in the East India Company's service. This is a two-volume annotated edition of his extensive correspondence.
This work gathers together the professional correspondence of the organist and musician Samuel Wesley, paints a portrait of the man and gives an impression of the musical life of London in the early 19th century.