Thomson, James, engraver

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Epithet: Writer in Kirkcaldy, and prisoner in the Tolbooth there

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Epithet: poet

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Epithet: engraver

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referencedIn MISCELLANEOUS historical papers, 1642-1817, chiefly collected by T. Astle. They include many letters to and from the Earl of Sandwich, while Secretary of State (1763-1765), and to and from Richard Phelps, Under Secretary. Among them are:-1. Warrant ..., 1642-1817 British Library
referencedIn CHARNWOOD AUTOGRAPHS. Vol. II. English literary autographs; circa 16th-20th cent. Included are Edmund Waller, Andrew Marvell, John Evelyn, John Locke, John Dryden, Joseph Addison, Jonathan Swift, Alexander Pope, William Congreve, Sir Richard Steele, ..., approximately 16th century-20th century British Library
referencedIn ORIGINAL letters of literary men, artists, and engravers, with a large number of engravings, the greater part of which have relation to Sir Walter Scott, and comprise portraits of him, illustrations for his works, and views of Abbotsford, and cutting..., 1822-1844 British Library
creatorOf MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND PAPERS.Paper; ff. 41. British Library arrangement.A. Letter from Admiral Sir William Young (d. 1821), relating to the death of Captain Cook's former astronomer, Captain James King; 20 Nov. 1784. Purchased from Winifred Myers..., 1690-1984 British Library
referencedIn NOVELLO COLLECTION. Vol. CVI. Vocal and instrumental music; 1804-1841, n.d. Full, vocal, chorus, close or instrumental scores. Mostly autograph. ff. ii+74. Overall size 245 x 300mm. Vincent Novello's binding of 1847, numbered 399. 1. ff. 2-3. Charles..., 1804-1845 British Library
referencedIn MACKINTOSH PAPERS (3RD SERIES). Vol. XXVIII. ‘Sketches of Distinguished Characters for a History of England’, prefaced by considerations on historical writing; 1811-1812. The names of Sir James’s subjects may be found in the index to the present c..., 1811-1812 British Library
referencedIn TINDALL CORRESPONDENCE AND PAPERS. Vol. II (ff. 117). Typewritten copies (a) of the above letters, presenting slight inaccuracies and omissions, and (b) of the following material, viz:-(1) Hymns by Ann Tindall, numbered 39 (with a comment by John We... British Library
referencedIn DROPMORE PAPERS. Vol. DLXXXV (ff. 109). Miscellaneous literary papers, including: 1. ff. 6-9. Peroration of Cicero's Pro Milone by George, Lord Lyttleton; [bef. 1774]. 2. ff. 11-44v. Poems and prose ascribed to Lyttleton, in various hands; circa 1757..., 1752-1831 British Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. William Jones Rhees Collection.
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Edinburgh, Scotland
Dunfermline Palace, Fifeshire
Rochefort, France
Roslyn, Scotland
Fast Castle, Berwickshire
Thrieve Castle, Kirkeudbright
Minorca, Spain
Paris, France
Dropmore, Buckinghamshire
Linlithgow, Linlithgow
Scotland, United Kingdom
Lincolnshire, England
Melrose, Roxburghshire
Closter Seven, Germany
Ireland, Europe
Keelder Castle, Northumberland
Abbotsford, Roxburghshire


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