Cowper, William, 1731-1800

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Dates:
Birth 1731-11-26
Death 1800-04-25
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Biographical notes:

William Cowper, English poet.

From the guide to the William Cowper manuscript material : 32 items, ca. 1784-1799, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)

English poet.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Weston Underwood, to William [i.e. Walter] Churchey, 1786 Dec. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270531182

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Olney], to Lady Austen, 1782 Aug. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526264

From the description of ALS : The Lodge, Olney, to Harriet, Lady Hesketh, 1792 Mar. 25. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122442901

From the description of Autograph letter signed : the Lodge, to Samuel Rose, 1788 Dec. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270684613

From the description of Autograph letter signed : to his aunt, [Judith] Madan, 1767 Dec. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270995339

From the description of Autograph letter signed : to his cousin, Lieutenant General Cowper, 1793 Sep. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270995340

From the description of This hair once adorned the brow of Cowper [realia]. 1731-1800. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 686772754

From the description of Autograph letters signed (42) : [London] Olney, Weston Underwood, to Walter Bagot, 1749 Mar. 12, 1785 Nov. 28-1793 Nov. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270533374

From the description of To George Romney Esq. : copy of the sonnet in the autograph of Thomas Alphonso Hayley, son of William Hayley, [ca. 1792] Oct. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270539206

From the description of Concluding three lines (autograph) and autograph signature from a letter : [n.p.], to Lady Throckmorton, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270536180

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Huntingdon, to his aunt, Judith Madan, 1767 June 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270520503

From the description of The Queen's Visit to London On the night of the 17: of March 1789 : manuscript in Mary Unwin's hand of Cowper's poem. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270538626

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Weston Underwood, to George Romney, 1792 Nov. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270531188

From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : the Lodge [Weston Underwood], to Samuel Rose, 1788 Feb. 14, 1789 July 23, & 1789 Nov. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270533130

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Huntingdon], to Sephus [Joseph Hill], 1766 Apr. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270519976

From the description of Autograph letter signed : the Lodge, to Lady Hesketh, 1790 Jan. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270527912

From the description of The Nightingale and the Glow Worm : [Olney] : autograph manuscript of the poem unsigned, [ca. Feb. 1780]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270538386

From the description of Autograph copy : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270512052

From the description of Manuscript account of Cowper's snuff-box, written in an unidentified hand : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270538265

From the description of Annus Memorabilis 1789 ... : manuscript in the hand of Mary Unwin, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270511787

Epithet: Lady

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000680.0x000194

Cowper was an English poet and lyricist who wrote several hymns including "God Moves in a Mysterious Way," prompted in part by his relationship with John Newton, a British evangelical minister. Cowper wrote several long poems of note, "The Diverting History of John Gilpin" and the "Castaway."

From the description of Poem Manuscript, [between 1750 and 1791]. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122588902



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Subjects:

  • Poets, English--18th century--Correspondence
  • Slave trade--Poetry
  • Poets, English--18th century
  • Poets, English -- 18th century -- Correspondence
  • English poetry--18th century
  • English literature--18th century
  • Poems
  • Poets, English--18th century--Manuscripts
  • Poetry
  • Epic poetry, Greek--Translations
  • Poets, English--18th century--Biography
  • Bankruptcy--19th century
  • Translations--Classical literature
  • English poetry -- 18th century -- Manuscripts -- Specimens
  • Autobiography--18th century

Occupations:

  • Poets.
  • Poets

Places:

  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • England (as recorded)
  • England (as recorded)