Johnson, Samuel Y.

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referencedIn ORIGINAL letters, addressed to Edmond Malone, on the subject of the monument to Dr. Johnson, to be erected in St. Paul's Cathedral, and the inscription written for it by Dr. Parr; 1791-1795. The writers are: 1. [Sir] Jos[eph] Banks [Bart.]; Soho Squa..., 1791-1795 British Library
referencedIn ORIGINAL LETTERS of sovereigns and noblemen, actors, artists, and authors; arranged in each class, according to the nationalities of the writers, under the beads of England, Flanders, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and th..., 16th century-19th century British Library
creatorOf Johnson, Samuel. A memorandum of things carried to the North-house by Samuel and Elizabeth Johnson in the year 1793 for the use of the family. 1803. Winterthur Library
referencedIn THREE LETTERS of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., relating to the collecting of books for the King's library, viz. :-1. To the Rev. [Stephen ?] Weston, dat. New Inn Hall [Oxford], 22 Apr. 1768. f. 1. 2. To the same, dat. Oxford, 28 Apr. 1768. Partly printed i..., 1768 British Library
referencedIn Vol. II, ff. 291, XVIII cent.includes:f. 1 George Lyttelton, 1st Baron Lyttelton: Letters to Lord Bolingbroke: 1740-1749.: Copies.f. 1Ob Saul Levi Mortera, d 1660 rabbi, of Amsterdam: Notice of him and of his 'Providentia divina': 18th cent.f. 3 ..., 18th century British Library
creatorOf Johnson, Samuel. 4609 Johnsonian Club Brisbane Illuminated address. Libraries Australia
referencedIn JOURNAL during a visit to France, 10 Oct.-5 Nov. [1775], by Dr. Samuel Johnson. Autograph. The "small paper-book" printed by Boswell in his Life of Johnson, vol. ii. (ed. G. B. Hill, 1887), pp. 389-401, where he says incorrectly that he has "deposite... British Library
creatorOf Vol. II (ff. 204). H -O.includes:f. 1 Charles Montagu, 1st Earl of Halifax: Treasury warrant authorised by: 1698: Signed. f. 2 Charles Wood, 1st Viscount Halifax: Letter to A. Panizzi: 1857. f. 3 Henry Hallam, historian: Letter to A. Panizzi: circ... British Library
creatorOf Johnson, Samuel. [Statement from the children of Samuel and Elizabeth Johnson revoking all rights to the property given by their parents to the Shakers at New Lebanon, N.Y.] 1803. Winterthur Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Correspondence, 1863-1879 Smithsonian Institution Archives
referencedIn Vol. VIII, 1710-1776, ff. 282.includes:ff. 1, 3 Joseph Kelly, of Kilkenny: Letters to, from C. Mein: 1707, 1710.ff. 1, 3 Charles Mein, of the Custom House: Letters to J. Kelly: 1707, 1710.f. 5 William Congreve, dramatist: Letter to J. Kelly: 17..., 1710-1776 British Library
referencedIn MISCELLANEOUS autograph letters, etc.; 1590-1831:-1. Catherine [of Navarre, sister of Henry IV. of France, afterwards wife of Henri de Lorraine, due de Bar] to "Cappitaine Fortisson, commandant au chasteau du Mont de Marssay;" Pau, 22 Oct. 1590. Fr...., 1590-1831 British Library
referencedIn ORIGINAL letters, 1774-1817, viz.:-1. Dr. Samuel Johnson to Warren Hastings, 30 March, 1774, 29 Jan. 1781, ff. 1, 4. 2. Hon. T[homas] Erskine [afterwards first Baron Erskine] to [Jonathan Shipley] Bishop of St. Asaph, n.d. [circa 1786], f. 6. 3. [Cha..., 1774-1817 British Library
creatorOf Vol. II, ff. 23Forgeries: Autographs, mostly literary,: late 19th cent.includes:f. 2 Robert Burns, poet: Signed notes beg. `For my own affairs I am in a fair way of becoming as eminent',: 1786: Forgeries.f. 5 George Cruikshank, artist and caricat... British Library
referencedIn MILLAR BEQUEST. Vols. XC, XCI. Autograph collection, 1689-1937 British Library
referencedIn Johnson family. Johnson Family Papers, 1729-1853. Peabody Essex Museum
referencedIn MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS, many of which belonged to the Rev. William Cole; 16th-19th centt. Among them are:-1. " The Challenge of the Knights Errant, proclaymed at Whithall ye 1 : of June [l606 ?]." See Nichols, Progresses of James I, vol. ii. p. 49. f...., 16th century-19th century British Library
referencedIn WINDHAM PAPERS. Vol. XCIII. (ff. 178). Miscellaneous Papers, viz.:-1. Grant by Charles II. to Colonel Francis Wyndham [cr. Bart. 1673] and Thomas Wyndham [his son] of the forfeited life-interest of Nicholas Love, the regicide, in the manor of Crownd..., 1660-1810 British Library
referencedIn Vol. XLIV (ff. 77). Correspondence, notes, transcripts, draft articles, etc., of Meyerstein, relating to Marryat; followed (ff. 56-77) by miscellaneous correspondence of Meyerstein and drafts of his poems; 1931-1950.includes:f. 1 Reginald B. Ward, ..., 1931-1950 British Library
creatorOf Gallatin County Bicentennial Oral History Project. Gallatin County bicentennial oral history project collection, 1974-1976. Montana State University (MSU) Library, MSU Library; Renne Library; MSU Library - Bozeman
referencedIn 'On the Character and Opinions of Dr. Johnson': an essay by A. C. Swinburne; after 1850. Autograph fair copy, watermarked 1850. Swinburne's copy of Dr. Johnson's Lives of the English Poets is dated by Swinburne 18 April 1850. Printed by T. J. Wise in... British Library
referencedIn MISCELLANEOUS PRIVATE LETTERS, etc., English and foreign; 1613-1818:-1. [Richard Butler, 3rd Viscount] Mountgarrett, to Sir Williain Andrewes, Knt., with a present of a goshawk, etc.; Ballyne, 12 Sept. 1613. f 1. 2. [Henry Percy, 9th Earl of] North... British Library
referencedIn Two Letters from R. W. Chapman to T. J. Wise, 22 March 1923 and 28 March 1923includes:ff. 70-81 Samuel Johnson, LLD; lexicographer: Thomas James Wise, book collector: Robert William Chapman, scholar and university publisher: Letters, with enclosu..., 1923 British Library
referencedIn BARRETT COLLECTION. Vol. XIII (ff. 145). Literary papers, etc., as follows:-(1) Papers of Charles Burney, Mus. D.; 1782, 1786, n.d. Viz.:-(a) Commonplace book (fragmentary) containing notes on contemporaries, including (ff. 1-3b) Dr Samuel Johnson. ..., 1776-1814 British Library
referencedIn Lacy, O. P. Indenture, 1870 May 17. Washington State University, Holland and Terrell Libraries
creatorOf Kirkland, Samuel, 1741-1808. Papers 1765-1808. Hamilton College, Daniel Burke Library
referencedIn Fowke Collection: correspondence of Joseph Fowke (1716-1800), East India Company servant, Madras 1736-52, free merchant trading in diamonds 1771-81, senior merchant with Company 1781-87; of his son Francis (1754-1820), Resident at Benares 1775-76, 17..., 1771-1849 British Library
referencedIn LITERARY correspondence and papers of Edward Lye, time Vicar of Little Houghton, and afterwards Rector of Hastings, co. Northampton, author of the "Dictionarium Saxonico et Gothico-Latinum," etc.; 1729-1767. A note at the beginning by Bishop Percy st..., 1729-1772 British Library
creatorOf Johnson, Samuel. Samuel Johnson and family papers, 1882-1980. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Vol. XV (ff. 366). Jan.-Oct. 1765.James Oswald, MP: Letters to the 1st Earl of Liverpool: 1764, 1765.includes:ff. 1, 20, 35, 40, 49, 84, 238 Richard Wolters, English agent in Rotterdam and afterwards at Brussels: Correspondence with the lst Earl of L... British Library
referencedIn SAMUEL WESLEY: ‘Harmony 1800’, vocal and instrumental music mainly by Samuel Wesley; 1800-1807. Autograph of Wesley. Other composers represented are Charles Burney, Henry Purcell, Thomas Ravenscroft and Agostino Steffani. In the list below pieces are..., 1792-1807 British Library
creatorOf Letter from Samuel Johnson to Francesco Sastres informing him 'that he came home last night'; 17 Nov. [1784]. The letter is printed in The Letters of Samuel Johnson, ed. R. W. Chapman, iii, 1952, p. 248. [Ashley Library Catalogue, ii, p. 211].include... British Library
referencedIn HARDWICKE PAPERS. Vol. LV. Letters to Philip Yorke, 2nd Earl of Hardwicke, from John Douglas, D.D., Canon of Windsor (1762), Prebendary of St. Paul's, London (1776), Bishop of Carlisle (1787), Dean of Windsor (1788), Bishop of Salisbury (1791), etc.;..., 1770-1788 British Library
referencedIn Vol. I. (ff. 501). 1743-1789.includes:f. 1 Martin Foukes: Letter to Kennon: 1743. f. 3 Samuel Johnson, LLD; lexicographer: Letter to Dr. Taylor: 1752.: Copy. f. 5 John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute; Prime Minister: Letter to Lord 1761. f. 6 Philip Dorm..., 1743-1789 British Library
referencedIn WARREN HASTINGS PAPERS. Vol. I (ff. i + 153). Miscellaneous correspondence of Warren Hastings, 1775-1818. Among the correspondents (all of whom are given in the Index) are: Lord Mansfield, Sir Joshua Reynolds, Dr. Samuel Johnson, Sir William Jones, L..., 1775-1818 British Library
referencedIn Kingsmill Papers. Vols. iii-iv (ff. ). 'Samuel Johnson'; [1933?]. MS drafts. The volumes contain headings for chapters, discontinuous foliation by Kingsmill and some word counts., 1933 British Library
referencedIn GOLDSMITH-PERCY PAPERS. Vol. II (ff. 155). Collections and correspondence of Thomas Percy, relating (except art. i) to his Life of Goldsmith, viz.:-(1) Letter from Dr Samuel Johnson to the Rev. William Jessop, of Lismore, co. Waterford; 28 June 1766..., 1766-1810 British Library
referencedIn 41996. MISCELLANE0US Letters and Papers, 1200-1929 British Library
referencedIn Vol. III (ff. i + 207). This includes a letter signed by William Cobbett, 1801 (f. 55), and copies of letters from Sterne and Swift (ff. 178, 185). For the names of authors, publishers, etc., see the Index to this catalogue; and for the titles of lit..., 1801 British Library
referencedIn D. 'Johnson's Tour'; abstract of A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland, with paginal references to the 1791 edition.Samuel Johnson, LLD; lexicographer: Abridgement of his 'Journey to the Western Islands': 18th cent. British Library
referencedIn MARTIN PAPERS. Vol. X. Miscellaneous papers of Samuel Martin, junior; [13] Aug. 1704-1781. Included are the following:(a) Line of battle of the fleets engaged at Malaga, [13] Aug. 1704. ff. 1b-2;-(b) Extract from Samuel Johnson's 'Debates in the Sen... British Library
referencedIn Vol. I. 1 July, 1783-26 Dec. 1796.includes:f. 1 Mary Pigott: Letter to W. Windham: 1783.ff. 3, 223 Major John Randolph Grymerer: Letters to W. Windham: 1783, 1796.ff. 15, 107 Sir Edmund Cradock Hartlopp, Baronet: Letters to W. Windham: 1783, 17... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XI (ff. 318). H-J.includes:ff. 1-10, 11 (copy) Sir Francis Head, 4th Baronet: Correspondence with T. Birch: 1755-1756.: Fr. and Engl.f. 13 Gilbert Heathcote, 3rd Baronet 1759: Letter to T. Birch: 1757.ff. 15,17 Ralph Heathcote, DD: Letters... British Library
creatorOf Anderson, William, 1888-1975,. Minnesota political party platforms: 1849-1942 / comp. by William Anderson and Theodore C. Blegen, [ca. 1933-1964]. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn ENGLISH-CORNISH Dictionary: a copy of Johnson's English Dictionary interleaved, with Cornish and other equivalents, by Dr. John Bannister. Autograph. Paper; xixth cent. Octavo. From the Farnborough Fund., 19th century British Library
referencedIn Vol. III. (ff. 194). 1687-1820. At the end (ff. 182-192) are some undated papers, and a few poems.includes:ff. 2-18 Thomas Mainwaring, of Calveley, county Cheshire: Documents rel. to his estates: 1691-1695. f. 20 Thomas Moore, of Sandbach, county Ch..., 1687-1820 British Library
referencedIn Vol. xvii. 14 Feb.-April, 1781.Alexander Davidson, of the Council of Fort St George: Correspondence with W. Hastings and others: 1780, 1781.Sweeney Toone, Major: Letters to W. Hastings: 1773-1817.Edward Baber, Resident at Moidapore: Letters to W. Has... British Library
referencedIn COPIES of Yorkshire wills and of the will of Dr. Samuel Johnson; 1547-1784. With an index of names. Paper; early xixth cent. Quarto.Wills: Copies and abstracts of, from York and other registries, by J. Hunter: 19th cent.County of York: Collections re... 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 DIPLOMA of the University of Oxford conferring upon Samuel Johnson, of Pembroke College, the degree of M.A., with mention of the approaching publication [15 April, 1755] of hits Dictionary of the English Language. Dat. in Convocation, 20 Feb. 1755. L..., 1755 British Library
referencedIn Vol. I (ff. i + 214). (a) Papers relating to the "European Magazine," with details respecting the Handel Commemoration, 1784-1787. ff. 59 b-100; (b) Facsimile of Milton's assignment of "Paradise Lost" to S. Symons, 1667. The original is Add. MS. 1886... British Library
referencedIn FOX PAPERS. Vol. XXIV (ff. 265). General correspondence of General the Hon. R. Fitzpatrick; 1773-1813.General Hon Richard Fitzpatrick, MP: General correspondence: 1773-1813.includes:ff. 1-42b passim William Fawkener, Clerk of the council, Secretary t..., 1773-1813 British Library
creatorOf Johnson, Samuel. Letter, 1819. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
referencedIn ORIGINAL letters to John Douglas, D.D., Bishop successively of Carlisle and Salisbury, from statesmen, autbors, and others; with a few to his son, the Rev. William Douglas; 1748-1813. The writers are:-[William Pulteney, Earl of] Bath; Bath, Paris, 23..., 1650-1813 British Library
creatorOf Rogers, David. Josephine. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
referencedIn Sir George Leonard Staunton papers., 1753-1804 British Library
creatorOf Johnson, Sam. Interview, 1950. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Correspondence of the Fowke, Benn, Walsh and Maskelyne families, 1751-1819 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CXVI (ff. 59). 21 Apr. . 1765-11 May, 1770.includes:f. I Henry Sayer, attorney, Registrar of the Charterhouse: Correspondence with the 1st Earl of Liverpool: 1763-1788. f. 1 b Sir Robert Long, 6th Baronet: Correspondence with the 1st Earl of Li... British Library
creatorOf 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
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