William Godwin's Diary


Godwin noted here the arrival of Mary Shelley and her son Percy in London. Godwin and his own son (Mary's half-brother) William met her on the dockside and she stayed with them until 8 September.

See The journals of Mary Shelley, 1814–1844, ed. by Paula R. Feldman and Diana Scott-Kilvert, 2 vols (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press; Clarendon Press, 1987), p. 468, n. 1.