Joseph Blacket

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Title

Joseph Blacket

Subject

The correspondence Byron wrote and some of which he received during the tour.

Description

cobbler-poet

Creator

Paul M Curtis

Source

Byron, George Gordon, Lord. Byron’s Letters and Journals. Ed. Leslie A. Marchand. 13 vols. London: John Murray 1973–94.
Peter S Cochran's website: https://petercochran.wordpress.com/byron-2/byron/

Publisher

The Byron Online Project: http://byrononlineproject.com/

Date

13 April 2014

Contributor

Paul M Curtis

Rights

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 International License.

Relation

David Radcliffe's "Lord Byron and his Times:"
http://www.lordbyron.org/

Language

English

Type

Person

Coverage

English Romanticism, George Gordon, sixth Baron Byron, 1788-1824; 1809-1811

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Birth Date

1786

Birthplace

Tunstall, Yorkshire

Death Date

1810-08-23 at Seaham, Durham

Occupation

cobbler-poet

Biographical Text

Mentioned by Hobhouse to Byron in 1810-10-06, Byron to RoDallas 1811-06-28. "Joseph Blacket (1786-1810), a cobbler and poet, attracted the attention of Pratt, Dallas, and the Milbankes. Hobhouse is somewhat less than fair to Blacket, who had given up his trade because of ill health." BB 55n

Bibliography

http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/2522
Graham, Peter W. Byron's Bulldog. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 1984.

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Paul M Curtis, “Joseph Blacket,” ByronOnlineProject, accessed June 26, 2019, http://byrononlineproject.com/items/show/637.

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