Archive Collection icon Archive Collection: Marshall Family, correspondence with various literary personalities

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Title: Marshall Family, correspondence with various literary personalities

Level: Collection 

Classmark: BC MS 19c Marshall

Creator(s): Marshall Family

Date: c.1852-1881

Main language: English

Size and medium: 20 letters held in 1 envelope

Persistent link: https://explore.library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections-explore/7418 

Collection group(s): English Literature

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Description

Members of the Marshall Family named in the correspondence include the following:-(1) Julia O'Brien; (2) Edward O'Brien; (3) Nellie O'Brien; (4) Mary Marshall; (5) James Marshall, 1802-1873; (6) Aubrey De Vere, 1814-1902. The famous letter-writers include Matthew Arnold, Jenny Lind, John Ruskin, Alfred Tennyson and Mary Wordsworth.

Administrative or biographical history

The Marshall Family of Leeds owned a flax-spinning firm from 1788 until its closure in 1886.

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