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Jordan, Dorothy, (1762-1816), actress

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Alternative name(s):
  • Dorothy Bland (Maiden Name)
  • Miss Frances (Pseudonym)
  • Mrs Jordan (Pseudonym)
Surname: Jordan
Forenames: Dorothy
Gender: Female
Date: 1762-1816
Biography: ODNB link for Jordan, Dorothy (1762-1816) nee Bland, Actress Called Miss Frances and Mrs Jordan
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P146124 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P15857 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Dorothy Jordan
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1790-1812: corresp with William Adam, and papers rel to her
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 9954 Adam
1796-1811: letters (536), mainly to Duke of Clarence
Huntington Library
See Guides to Literary MSS 1979, British Historical MSS 1982
letters to the Duke of Clarence
Royal Archives
See C Tomalin, Mrs Jordan's Profession (1995)
1809-12: letters
Kent History and Library Centre
See Annual Return 1994