Monboddo, James Burnett, Lord, 1714-1799

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James Burnett, Lord Monboddo, was an eighteenth century Scottish judge, scholar of linguistic evolution and philosopher. Part of the Scottish Enlightenment, he lived in Edinburgh but was well-connected with London's literary scene, and corresponded with many European philosophers and scholars.

From the description of Letter by James Burnett, Lord Monboddo, Edinburgh, 1765 July 4 [manuscript]. [1765] (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 697539185

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creatorOf Eagles, George D. George D. Eagles letter to James Burnett, 1870 Jan. 22. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Laurel (Schooner). Log book of the schooner "Laurel" of Vancouver on a voyage from Vancouver to Honolulu & S. Sea Islands, commanded by James Burnett commencing January 22, 1902. University of British Columbia Library
referencedIn Papers of Professor Fraser Mitchell (1900-1988), circa 1919-1984 Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Vol. xlv. March, 1798-May, 1799.Lieutenant-General Sir Charles Imhoff, stepson of Warren Hastings: Correspondence with W. Hastings: 1793-1816.Edward Baber, Resident at Moidapore: Letters to W. Hastings: 1773-1819.John Caillaud, Brigadier-General: Let... British Library
referencedIn Letters from others sent to Thomas Cadell, 1766-1825. Houghton Library
creatorOf Monboddo, James Burnett Lord, 1714-1799. Letter by James Burnett, Lord Monboddo, Edinburgh, 1765 July 4 [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Cadell, T. (Thomas), 1742-1802,. T. (Thomas) Cadell letters from others, 1766-1825. Houghton Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Correspondence, 1863-1879 Smithsonian Institution Archives
referencedIn Vol. XVI. (ff. 507). May, 1856-Mar. 1860.includes:f. 1 Comte Jean Gilbert Victor Fialin de Persigny,; French Ambassador in London: Letter to C. Babbage: 1856. f. 2 Michel Chasles, mathematician: Letters to C. Babbage: 1855, 1856.: Fr. f. 3 André M... British Library
referencedIn Papers, 1785-1829. New York State Historical Documents Inventory
referencedIn Meier mss., 1927-2010 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Monboddo, James Burnett, Lord, 1714-1799,. Autograph letter from Lord James Burnett Monboddo to Mrs. Garrick [manuscript], [after 1779]. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Child, William, b. 1834. Burnett, James. Godfrey Memorial 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
referencedIn The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. : including a journal of a tour to the Hebrides, extra-illustrated, 1711-1834 (inclusive). Houghton Library
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correspondedWith Boswell, James, 1740-1795 person
associatedWith Burnet family. family
associatedWith Cadell, T. (Thomas), 1742-1802, person
associatedWith Child, William, b. 1834. person
associatedWith Eagles, George D. person
correspondedWith Garrick, Eva Maria, 1724-1822 person
correspondedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 person
correspondedWith Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 person
associatedWith Lahontan, Louis Armand de Lom d'Arce baron de, 1666-1715? person
associatedWith Laurel (Schooner) corporateBody
associatedWith Meier, Deborah person
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Birth 1714-10-25

Death 1799-05-26





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