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Horner, Francis, 1778-1817 (Whig politician, journalist, and political economist)



  • Existence: 12 August 1778 - 8 February 1817

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

"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

Flahaut, Charles-Joseph comte de, 27 October 1816

Identifier: Coll-1989/22
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed, in French, from Charles-Joseph comte de Flahaut, to Francis Horner (who died only a few months later) about an assignment to the French diplomat Casimir Comte de Montrond and his regretting not having been able to offer Horner his appartment during his stay in Paris but leaving him in his mother’s care, who, however, was very keen to make Horner feel at home, although just knowing him from reputation: “J’ai fait votre commission auprès de Montrond et je desire que...
Dates: 27 October 1816

Mackintosh, James, 12 December 1814, 27 July 1817

Identifier: Coll-1989/41
Scope and Contents 1. Autograph letter signed from James Mackintosh to Francis Horner, dated 12 December 1814: “On receiving your letter yesterday my first thought was to request you to call on Lady Mackintosh that she might read to you what I had written when the spontaneous communications of the duke of Wellington were fresh in my recollection. But on farther reflexion both on the unspeakable importance of the subject & on the just authority of your opinion I resolved to request an interview with him...
Dates: 12 December 1814, 27 July 1817

Ward, John, 8 August 1809, 30 March 1816

Identifier: Coll-1989/69
Scope and Contents Two autograph letters signed from John W. Ward to Francis Horner, Falmouth and Paris, 8 August 1809 and 30 March 1816.1. Letter dated 8 August 1809, with commentaries on the Peninsular War and the War of the Fifth Coalition: “From a note (enclosing a little pamphlet about the Junta) which I received from you at Gibraltar, I conclude you was so good as to write to me at least twice if not oftener during my absence. owing however to the stupidity of that excellent patriot Don Diego...
Dates: 8 August 1809, 30 March 1816

Whishaw, John, 21 October 1813

Identifier: Coll-1989/71
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed from John Whishaw to Francis Horner, London, 21 October 1813: “I left Bowood a few days after you went, & was succeeded by the Abercrombies who got there the latter end of the same week. The party has been since joined by Rogers & Jekyll, & this week they will be re-inforced by the Romillys, Mad. de Steal Mackintosh & perhaps the Marcets. Dumont went there a few days ago. – Since my return I have been several times at Holland House, & lately passed...
Dates: 21 October 1813