Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794

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English historian.

From the description of Autograph letter : place not specified, to Georges Deyverdun, 1775 May 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269587493

From the description of Letter, 1775 Feb. 17, to [Hester Gibbon?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122500050

From the description of Library catalogue cards, ca. 1783-1789. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122289309

From the description of Receipt book : manuscript, 1780-1783. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269599276

From the description of Autograph order signed : place not specified, to his banker Monsieur Panchaud, 1777 Oct. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 609694685

From the description of Receipt book : manuscript, 1773-1780. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269595319

From the description of Autograph draft of a letter : to an unidentified "My Lord", undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269561423

From the description of Autograph order signed : place not specified, to his banker Monsieur Panchaud, 1777 Oct. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269590883

From the description of Account book : autograph manuscript, 1783 Aug. 18-1786 June 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269561192

From the description of Autograph promissory note : place not specified, to Peter Elmsley, 1783 Aug. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269592425

From the description of Manuscript bond signed, 1766 Feb. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269592630

From the description of Letter, 1793 Dec. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510733

From the description of Bond signed, 1768 May 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 609877778

From the description of Autograph order signed : place not specified, to his banker Monsieur Panchaud, 1777 Oct. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 609697827

From the description of Autograph corrections to proof sheets, 1788. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 609682188

Edward Gibbon, English historian and Member of Parliament. He is best known for his History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1776-1788).

From the description of Edward Gibbon manuscript material : 1 item, 1760 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 232505895

Epithet: merchant, of London; father of the historian

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000565.0x00029e

Edward Gibbon (1737-1794), historian, was born at Putney on 27 April 1737, and educated at Westminster School and Magdalen College, Oxford. He served in the Hampshire militia, 1759-1770, before settling in London in 1772. Gibbon was a Member of Parliament, 1774-1783, and Professor of Ancient History at the Royal Academy. He published The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire in 1788. He died in London on 16 January 1794.

From the guide to the Edward Gibbon: Papers, Late 18th century-1950, (Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives)

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creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. Autograph order signed : place not specified, to his banker Monsieur Panchaud, 1777 Oct. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. Autograph signature to a bill, 1787 Jan. 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Thornton, B. Letter to [William Hayley]. [s.l.]. 1778 Oct. 21. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Henry Clinton papers, Clinton, Henry papers, 1736-1850 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Raines family. Commonplace book, [1787-1797]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Osborne, William Alexander, 1873-1967. Autograph letters, 1793-1940 [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Locker-Lampson, Warburg, Grimson autograph album, 1552-1890. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, d. 1770. Indenture, 1766 Feb. 15. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. Edward Gibbon manuscript material : 1 item, 1760 New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. Autograph promissory note : place not specified, to Peter Elmsley, 1783 Aug. 28. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Melvin, James. Receipt signed, [ca. 1778]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. [Document] 1765 Oct. 2 / Edward Gibbon. Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Letters of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., collected and edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1413-1900 (inclusive), 1775-1839 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Sheffield, John Holroyd, Earl of, 1735-1821,. Catalogue des livres de la bibliothèque de M. Gibbon : Lausanne : manuscript, 1785 Sept. 26. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794,. Manuscript bill endorsed and signed by Gibbon : Lausanne, [ca. 1789 Jan. 2]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Edward Gibbon: Papers, Late 18th century-1950 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Hering, Oliver, b. 1768. Oliver Hering correspondence, 1791-1850. South Carolina Historical Society
creatorOf Ashton, Thomas. Agreement concerning succession to the title to a manor in Denethorpe, 1519 Dec. 8. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. Receipt book : manuscript, 1773-1780. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794,. Autograph money order signed by Edward Gibbon for £360 [manuscript], 1785 February 1. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Papers relating to the sale of Lenborough Manor, 1771-1786. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Gibbon family. Gibbon family papers, 1519-1813. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794,. Manuscript bill endorsed and signed by Edward Gibbon : Lausanne, [ca. 1789 Jan. 2]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Severy. Autograph letter signed : to the Right Honourable Lord Sheffield, 1794 Apr. 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. Diary excerpts regarding Edward Gibbon's proposed study of Sir Walter Raleigh, 1761-1762 / [Edward Gibbon]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Papers, 1679-1837 (inclusive), 1789-1837 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf James I, King of England, 1566-1625. Licence of alienation between William Pryor and Thomas Hanbury, 1607 Nov. 20. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Papers, 1925-1997 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. Letter, [1792? Aug.], to Lady Elizabeth Foster. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. The place of accounting in labor-management relations. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. Account book : autograph manuscript, 1783 Aug. 18-1786 June 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. Receipt book : manuscript, 1780-1783. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Craig, Ann, b. 1782. Travel diary describing a tour through Europe, 1834-1835. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794,. Manuscript bill endorsed and signed by Gibbon, [ca. 1789 Jan. 2]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. Autograph order signed : place not specified, to his banker Monsieur Panchaud, 1777 Oct. 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Donald Hyde and Mary Hyde Eccles Autograph Collection, 1505-1957 (inclusive), 1702-1854 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. Autograph envelope signed : East Grinstead, [year not specified] 8 Mar. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. Photographs, notes, correspondence, etc. related to Edward Gibbon's proposed study of Sir Walter Raleigh, 1761-1762 / [Edward Gibbon]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. Autograph order signed : place not specified, to his banker Monsieur Panchaud, 1777 Oct. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Joseph Halle Schaffner autograph collection, 1683-1948. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Johnston, Clement Dixon, 1895-1979,. Papers collected by Clement Dixon Johnston [manuscript], 1683-1943. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. Letter, 1793 Dec. 15. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Donald and Katharine Foley Collection of Penguin Books, 1935-1965 The Bancroft Library.
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794,. Manuscript bill endorsed and signed by Gibbon : Lausanne, [ca. 1789 Jan. 2]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Hugonin, Francis. Autograph receipt, 1788 May 13 and 1788 Oct. 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Lockhart, J. G. (John Gibson), 1794-1854. Autograph letter signed : to ""My dear P.," 1844 July 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Clinton, Henry, Sir, 1738?-1795. Henry Clinton papers, 1736-1850. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. Notes : manuscript, [ca. 1793?] Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. Letter, 1775 Feb. 17, to [Hester Gibbon?]. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Amy Lowell autograph collection, 1523-1930. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. Autograph letter : place not specified, to Georges Deyverdun, 1775 May 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. Bond signed, 1768 May 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. Autograph, [n.d., n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. Autograph corrections to proof sheets, 1788. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. Autograph letter signed : Bayonne en Lorraine, to [Suzanne Curchod], 1758 Apr. 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Bailye, Richard, 1718-1800. Extracts from various publications and particular papers / [ca. 1785]-1800 , transcrib'd by R. Bailye. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. Autobiography : parallel texts for collation, 1987. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Woodcock, Elbro. Autograph letter signed : Fulham, to Lord Sheffield, 1790 Oct. 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. Collection of manuscript bills, financial documents, letters and corrections to proof sheets : England and Lausanne, Switzerland, 1766-1789. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Edward Gibbon: Papers, Late 18th century-1950 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Johnsonian Miscellanies, extra-illustrated, 1538-1900 (inclusive);, 1738-1866 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. Manuscript bond signed, 1766 Feb. 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794,. Manuscript bill endorsed and signed by Gibbon, 1788 Aug. 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. Library catalogue cards, ca. 1783-1789. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Autograph File, G, 1641-1991. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603. Legal document, 1586 Oct. 28. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. Autograph draft of a letter : to an unidentified "My Lord", undated. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. Letter to [John Nichols]. Lausanne, Switzerland. 1793 Jan. 16. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Boles, John. Autograph receipt signed, 1774 Mar. 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. Diary with autograph entries, from 1776 Feb. 17 to 1776 Nov. 31. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wickham, Michael. Adjudication of dispute between Edward Gibbon (father of historian) and David Montelien, 1743 July 25. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. Letter to [John Nichols]. Lausanne, Switzerland. 1792 Feb. 24. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Partridge, Elva Edyth. Studies on Gibbon ... University of Wisconsin, Department of European History ... Princeton University Library
creatorOf Tennent, James Emerson, Sir, 1804-1869. Autograph letter signed : [London], to John Forster, [1829 Nov. 9]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794,. Manuscript bill endorsed and signed by Gibbon : Lausanne, [ca. 1789 Jan. 2]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Hubbell, Paul Edgar, 1891-. Paul Edgar Hubbell Papers, 1854-1986. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Andrews, Richard. Autograph letter signed : Petersfield, to Lord Sheffield, 1789 May 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Albert Stephens Borgman autograph collection, 1600-1950. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Memoirs of the life of the Right Honourable Richard Brinsley Sheridan, extra-illustrated. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. Notes for his Decline and fall of the Roman empire : autograph manuscript, undated [before 1783 Apr. 28]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Donald and Katharine Foley Collection of Penguin Books, post 1965 The Bancroft Library.
referencedIn Papers relating to the sale of Lenborough Manor, 1771-1786. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. Autograph envelope signed : [England], [year not specified] 18 Sept. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. Endorsements and signatures to receipted bills paid : to Samuel Weibel and M. Gilliard, 1786 Janvier 1 and 1787 Janvier 1 and 1789 Mars 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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Birth 1737-05-08

Death 1794-01-16

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