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Lyell, Lady Mary, 1808-1873 (nee Horner)



  • Existence: 1808 - 1873

Found in 191 Collections and/or Records:

Autograph Letter Signed from Leonard Horner to his daughter Lady Mary Lyell, 31 July 1860

 Item — Box CLX-A-1705
Identifier: Coll-1848/22-0015
Scope and Contents

This is an autograph letter signed from the geologist and reformer Leonard Horner to his daughter Lady Mary Lyell, widow of Sir Charles Lyell, quoting letters from Thomas Longman and the son of Macvey Napier about an Edinburgh Review article on W. H. Prescott. The letter is dated 31 July 1860.

Dates: 31 July 1860

Callcott, Augustus Wall, 4 October [c 1837]; undated

Identifier: Coll-1989/10
Scope and Contents 1. Autograph letter signed from Augustus Wall Calcott dated 4 October [ca 1837], no place. Letter of excuse to Mrs. Horner, probably Anna Susanna Horner, wife of Leonard Horner: “I regret that I cannot have the pleasure of accepting Mr Horner’s & your invitation for Thursday the 12. I am under an engagement to accompany my friend Mr Wells on a visit to the Duke of Bedford at Woburn at the beginning of the next week and shall not be in Town again before Saturday the 14th. – Lady Callcott...
Dates: 4 October [c 1837]; undated

Collection of letters sent by various individuals to members of the Lyell and Horner families

 Collection — Box CLX-A-1705
Identifier: Coll-1989
Scope and Contents This is a collection of 108 autograph letters sent from various scientists, politicians, economists, artists etc. to members of the Lyell and Horner families. Also includes 41 portraits (photographs, etchings, and engravings). Byrne, Fanny Horner (1789-1876), sister of Leonard Horner; Horner, Anna Susanna (1786-1862), married to Leornard Horner; Horner, Frances Joanna...
Dates: 1791-1903

Correspondence - Letters between Sir Charles Lyell and Mary E. Lyell (neé Horner), 4 August 1831 - 13 July 1863

 Series — Box Lyell Temp Box 3.7: Series Coll-203/B7; Series Coll-203/B6; Series Coll-203/B8; Series Coll-203/B5
Identifier: Coll-203/B7
Scope and Contents A series of letters by Charles Lyell to Miss Mary Horner, his fiancee, later his wife - and also some from Mary to Charles - both before and after their marriage. After originally being married in Bonn, Germany, Charles and Mary were married again at Kirriemuir on the 28th September 1832. The earlier dated letters are voluminous and detailed. Their number lessens over time, due to the Lyell's being together always: 1) 4th August 1831 - 25th October 1831 2) 1st November 1831 -...
Dates: 4 August 1831 - 13 July 1863

Correspondence - Letters to Sir Charles Lyell from his Family, 1839-1841

 Series — Box Lyell Temp Box 3.7: Series Coll-203/B7; Series Coll-203/B6; Series Coll-203/B8; Series Coll-203/B5
Identifier: Coll-203/B5
Scope and Contents Series containing a letter from Charles Lyell (sen) to his son Sir Charles Lyell, 1841 and three letters to Sir Charles Lyell from other family members c.1839: 1) Kinnordy 14th July 1841 Letter to Charles Lyell, advising to take care of both his own, and Mary's health 'do not fancy you are a man of iron, and never forget, Mary is a wife of gold'. Advise on managing the demands of work involved in the preparation of the Boston Lectures and publishing 'Elements, 'let nothing induce you to...
Dates: 1839-1841

Dickinson, Lowes Cato, 6 July 1895

Identifier: Coll-1989/18
Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed from Lowes Cato Dickinson to Mary Horner Lyell, All Souls Place, London, July 6th [1895]: “I am very sorry not to be able to com to you on the 9th, but there is a standing engagement to go with my daughter to a garden Party at Harrow. I want to see you & rather hope you may be induced to come here – & see some pictures I have been painting […] if not I shall take my chance of finding you one day between 5 o 6 or a little later […]”.

Dates: 6 July 1895

"E. Divines, Metaphysicians, Philologists", 1805-1899

Identifier: Coll-1997/1
Scope and Contents This volume is entitled "E. Divines, Metaphysicians, Philologists" and contains 175 items: 118 autograph letters and documents 57 portraits, comprising 40 albumen print photographs, 16 engravings, and 1 lithograph. Ainger, Alfred. ALS to Katharine Lyell. 9 February 1885. 2 pp. Ainger is best known for his memoirs of English authors. Declining a dinner invitation, saying that being in Hampstead Heath he...
Dates: 1805-1899

Ephemera relating to American Tour, 1840s

 Series — Box Lyell Temp Box 3.14: Series Coll-203/B18; Series Coll-203/B17
Identifier: Coll-203/B17
Scope and Contents

Card of Columbia College 1853;
Certificates from Niagara Falls recording the passing behind the falls to Termination Rock 7th June 1842. One issued for Charles Lyell and one for Mary Lyell, signed Isaiah Starkey;
Handwritten itinerary of US Tours 1845, 1845 - 1846;
Chronological time line of his life from 1804 to 1875.

Dates: 1840s

"F. Chemists, Physicians, Travellers, and Geographers", 1808-1897

Identifier: Coll-1997/2
Scope and Contents This volume is entitled "F. Chemists, Physicians, Travellers, and Geographers" and contains 85 letters addressed to Sir Charles Lyell and others in his family by physicists, chemists, explorers, geographers, geologists, and doctors and surgeons. Most of the letters are accompanied by a facing photograph or portrait print of the letter’s author. Humphry Davy, chemist, with signed portrait [plate]. 1...
Dates: 1808-1897

Fergusson, James, 9 March 1871, 5 May 1883.

Identifier: Coll-1989/21
Scope and Contents 1. Autograph letter signed from James Fergusson to Mary Horner Lyell, dated 9 March 1871: “Many thanks for the article you were kind enough to send me giving an account of the diggings at Taxila. They are extremely intending & I must try and follow up the thread they afford. It surprises me however to hear your corresponding talking of the discovery of Taxila – The site of this city was emerged in the cold weather 1863/4 by Genl. Cunningham & his account published in extenso by...
Dates: 9 March 1871, 5 May 1883.