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Re: Byron - Letter

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  • Anne Woodley
    Hi all Can anyway help out this person with his inquiry which I ve attached below? regards - Anne KRPENHALE@aol.com wrote;
    Message 1 of 2 , May 1, 2001
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      Hi all

      Can anyway help out this person with his inquiry which I've attached below?

      regards - Anne

      KRPENHALE@... wrote;

      > Hi, I am book dealer/Collector in UK. I recently purchased a poor quality
      > 1828 Byrons works but I bought it because it contains tipped in a three page
      > handwritten letter purportedly by the great man himself. The letter dated in
      > April 27 1819 Venice appears to be the draft of an annoyed and lengthy but
      > polite rebuke to Galignani regarding the Vampyre. I would very much like to
      > confirm its authenticity and find out more in the following ways:
      >
      > 1) Where might a sample of confirmed Byron handwriting be most easily found
      > etc?
      > 2) I would like to get hold of copies of relevant Journals April through June
      > 1819 ( The New Monthly Magazine appears to be relevant- was this published by
      > Galignani ?
      > 3) Galignani the publisher - I wonder where-if at all- the one he received
      > might be now or a copy of it.
      >
      > Regards Kevin Penhale.
      >
    • Nancy Mayer
      That letter was supposedly printed in the Times. I tried to buy the copy of the newspaper but was out bid. I also read something about this recently... now
      Message 2 of 2 , May 2, 2001
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        That letter was supposedly printed in the Times. I tried to buy the copy
        of the newspaper but was out bid.
        I also read something about this recently... now where was it..?
        nancy
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