Carter, Elizabeth, 1717-1806

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Elizabeth Carter, English poet, translator, and miscellaneous writer.She began publishing poems in the Gentleman's Magazine in the 1730's and her Poems on Particular Occasions was published in 1738. Carter was the first to translate the complete works of the Greek philosopher Epictetus (1758), and her Poems on Several Occasions (1762) was very popular.
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referencedIn Grant, Anne MacVicar, 1755-1838. Letters of Anne Grant [manuscript], 1822-1836. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn More, Hannah, 1745-1833,. Autograph letter signed by Hannah More, Barley Wood, to Mrs. Garrick [manuscript], 1807 December 5. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Carter, Elizabeth, 1717-1806. [Poetical miscellany] University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf Carter, Elizabeth, 1717-1806. Poems on several occasions. / by different hands. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Donald Hyde and Mary Hyde Eccles Autograph Collection, 1505-1957 (inclusive), 1702-1854 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Montagu, Mrs (Elizabeth), 1720-1800. Letter to William Pulteney. University of California, Los Angeles
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 Carter, Elizabeth, 1717-1806. Autograph letters signed (2) : Deal, to Sir William (Johnstone) Pulteney, 1782 June 5 and 1784 June 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Richardson, Samuel, 1689-1761. Samuel Richardson collection of papers, 1746-1761. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Elizabeth Carter manuscript material : 1 item, ca. mid-to-late 18th century The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
referencedIn Miscellaneous eighteenth-century British papers, 1747-1818. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Montagu, Mrs (Elizabeth), 1720-1800,. Autograph letter signed from Mrs. Montagu to Mrs. E. Carter, Deal [manuscript], 1773 September 27. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Carter, Elizabeth, 1717-1806. Letter, [17--?] December 19, to Mr. Wood. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Papers, 1741-1773. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Pennington, Montagu, 1762-1849,. Autograph letter signed from Montagu Pennington, Northbourne, to Clio Rickman, Middlesex [manuscript], 1809 September 22. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Springett, Catharine, 1724-1809. Negotiolum bellae. University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf Carter, Elizabeth, 1717-1806. Elizabeth Carter manuscript material : 1 item, ca. mid-to-late 18th century New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Samuel Johnson letters, 1731-1784. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Carter, Elizabeth, 1717-1806. Autograph letter signed : Deal, to Mrs. Susanna Duncombe of Canterbury, 1779 July 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Johnsoniana; or, Supplement to Boswell: being anecdotes and sayings of Dr. Johnson, extra-illustrated, 1738-1840 (inclusive), 1784-1837 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Samuel Richardson papers, 1715-1759 (inclusive), 1748-1759 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Samuel Richardson collection of papers, 1746-1761 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
creatorOf Montagu, Mrs (Elizabeth), 1720-1800. Papers, 1741-1773. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Carter, Elizabeth, 1717-1806,. Autograph letter signed from Elizabeth Carter to Lady Harriet (Cowper) Hesketh [manuscript], 1791 June 7. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Carter, Elizabeth, 1717-1806. Autograph letter signed : [Deal], to her niece, Hannah Carter, in London, postmarked [1804? Sept. 13]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Richardson, Samuel, 1689-1761. Letter : to Elizabeth Carter, 1747 Dec. 18. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Carter, Elizabeth, 1717-1806. To Miss Sutton : autograph manuscript unsigned of the poem, fair copy : [n.p., n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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associatedWith Broadley, Alexander Meyrick, 1847-1916, person
associatedWith Brydges, Egerton, Sir, 1762-1837. person
associatedWith Carter, Edward William, Mrs, person
associatedWith Cave, Edward, 1691-1754 person
correspondedWith Chapone, Mrs. (Hester), 1727-1801 person
correspondedWith Croker, John Wilson, 1780-1857 person
associatedWith Dodsley, Robert, 1703-1764 person
associatedWith Duncombe, Susanna Highmore, 1730?-1812, person
associatedWith Grant, Anne MacVicar, 1755-1838. person
correspondedWith Hesketh, Harriet, Lady, 1733-1807 person
correspondedWith Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 person
correspondedWith Montagu, Mrs (Elizabeth), 1720-1800, person
associatedWith More, Hannah, 1745-1833, person
associatedWith Pennington, Montagu, 1762-1849, person
correspondedWith Piozzi, Hester Lynch, 1741-1821 person
associatedWith Pulteney, William Johnstone, person
correspondedWith Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792 person
associatedWith Richardson, Samuel, 1689-1761. person
associatedWith Smelt, Leonard, 1719?-1800. person
associatedWith Springett, Catharine, 1724-1809. person
correspondedWith Talbot, Catherine, 1721-1770 person
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Poets, English--18th century--Correspondence
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Poets
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Birth 1717-12-16

Death 1806-02-19

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Greek, Ancient (to 1453),

English

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