Pratt, Mr. (Samuel Jackson), 1749-1814

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Dates:
Birth 1749-12-25
Death 1814-10-04
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Samuel Jackson Pratt abandoned his clerical career to become successively an actor, a bookseller, a dramatist, and finally a prolific poet and novelist whose best-known productions were the poem Sympathy and a translation of The Sorrows of Werther.

The collection also contains "The Linnets," a sentimental fable by Pratt, and a copy of a poem, "On Mrs. Provis leaving Bath the day after Keppel's Arrival."

From the description of Pratt papers, 1779. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702146930

Samuel Jackson Pratt abandoned his clerical career to become successively an actor, a bookseller, a dramatist, and finally a prolific poet and novelist whose best-known productions were the poem Sympathy and a translation of The Sorrows of Werther.

The collection also contains "The Linnets," a sentimental fable by Pratt, and a copy of a poem, "On Mrs. Provis leaving Bath the day after Keppel's Arrival."

From the description of Pratt papers, 1779. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81982892

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Subjects:

  • English poetry--19th century
  • Sentimentalism in literature
  • Love-letters

Occupations:

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Places:

  • Bath (England) (as recorded)
  • Bath (England) (as recorded)