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Archer, Ellen (Burley in Wharfedale, England)


Biographical Note

Ellen Archer lived in Burley in Wharfedale, Leeds, Yorkshire, England. She was a friend of the William Green, who had been a friend of novelist Charlotte Brontë. The author inscribed a 1612 Bible and gave it to Green. Following his death, Archer acquired the Bible, selling it in 1909. No other information could be found about Archer.

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Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell and Ellen Archer Letters

Identifier: Ms-2023-119
Abstract The Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell and Ellen Archer Letters contain one [ca. mid-1800s] letter by Gaskell to a friend declining an invitation to spend the evening together and four letters from Archer to F. Redway about the history and sale of Charlotte Brontë's Bible, which Archer acquired through her and Brontë's friend William Green. Gaskell was also a friend and biographer of Charlotte Brontë. The collection was acquired along with the Bronte Bible (as it is now called), which is cataloged...
Dates: [ca. mid-1800s], 1909