Newton, John, 1725-1807

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John Newton (1725-1807) was an Anglican clergyman, former slave-ship captain, and the author of numerous hymns, including Amazing Grace.

From the description of 20 letters to John Bacon and 1 to Mrs. Bacon; Olney and other places, 1782-1788. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702175433

John Newton, pastor at Warwick, Olney, and London, England.

From the description of Diaries, 1751-1805. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 49371276

From the description of Diaries, 1751-1805. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 54746872

English slave trader and Church of England clergyman.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lymington, Hampshire, to Hannah More, 1789 Sept. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 698250127

From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1788 Mar. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 698250059

From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Hannah More, 1791 Nov. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 698250202

From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1788 Jan. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 698250005

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Olney, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1779 Mar. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 697809766

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Melton, to Mrs. Gardiner, [1779] May 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 697811293

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Olney, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1778 July 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 697808451

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Melton Mowbray, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1777 Apr. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 697642901

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Olney, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1777 June. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 697657812

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1784 May 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 698112006

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1783 Apr. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 698102980

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Haxton, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1783 Apr. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 698095694

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1783 Sept. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 698104900

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Olney, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1779 Feb. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 697808925

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Olney, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1778 May 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 697667738

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Olney, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1778 Feb. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 697661576

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Olney, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1777 Nov. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 697648216

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1783 Nov. [29]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 698104161

From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1784 Apr. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 698109683

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1787 May 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 698205123

From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1787 Mar. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 698204795

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Hannah More, 1787 May 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 698215340

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1787 Apr. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 698204816

From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1787 July 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 698212692

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Gardiner, [1786] Oct. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 698206060

From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Hannah More, 1795 Nov. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611557

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Haxton, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1783 Jan. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 697889715

From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1782 July 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 697888087

From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1782 Aug. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 697887680

From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1780 Feb. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 697850524

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Mrs. Gardiner, 1780 May 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 697857881

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1781 Sept. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 697868711

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1780 Sept. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 697854868

From the description of Portion of an autograph letter : place not specified, to [Mrs. Gardiner], undated [1779-1780]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 697844413

From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1786 Apr. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 698133751

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1786 Jan. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 698130881

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1784 Nov. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 698126595

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1785 Feb. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 698127511

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lymington, Hampshire, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1784 Aug. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 698126547

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1785 July 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 698130151

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1785 July 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 698127616

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Papers, 1693-1917 (inclusive), 1762-1917 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : Olney, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1778 July 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Erb, James, 1926-. Amazing grace : for eight-part mixed chorus, unaccompanied / tune: New Britain, setting by James Erb ; text, John Newton ; with additions by J.E. University of Richmond, Boatwright Memorial Library
referencedIn Wesley, John, 1703-1791. Letter : Lewisham, to [John] Newton, Oulney, Bedfordshrie, 28 Feb 1766. Bridwell Library
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1781 Sept. 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Hannah More, 1791 Nov. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Reinelge, Alexander R., 1799-1822. How sweet the name of Jesus sounds / Alexander R. Reinigle ; arranged by James Paul Kennedy ; text by John Newton. Bowling Green State University, BGSU Libraries
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Olney hymns : manuscript, 1777-1779. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1780 Sept. 28. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Diaries, 1751-1805. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed (fragment) : [Olney], to [Alexander Clunie], [1769] Sept. 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : Olney, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1779 Feb. 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. John Newton autograph letters, 1793-1794. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Cowper, William, 1731-1800. Original letters from Cowper to John Newton, 1771-1797. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1785 July 30. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : Haxton, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1783 Jan. 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1785 Feb. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Cowper, William, 1731-1800. Autograph letter signed : to his aunt, [Judith] Madan, 1767 Dec. 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Hannah More, 1795 Nov. 25. Pierpont Morgan 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.
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. 20 letters to John Bacon and 1 to Mrs. Bacon; Olney and other places, 1782-1788. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1787 Apr. 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1784 Apr. 22. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Van Lier, Helperus Ritzema, 1764-1793. [F.N. van Niekerk Collection] [manuscript]. Stellenbosch University Library and Information Service, J S Gericke Library
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Portion of an autograph letter : place not specified, to [Mrs. Gardiner], undated [1779-1780]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : Olney, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1779 Mar. 30. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1785 July 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : [London], to Mrs. Gardiner, 1780 May 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Diaries, 1751-1805. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Johnson, Joseph, 1738-1809. Autograph letter signed : London, to William Cowper, 1782 Feb. 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Letter, 1785 Sept. 1, to his wife, Southampton. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1787 May 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : Melton, to Mrs. Gardiner, [1779] May 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1787 Mar. 30. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn William Cowper, Mary Unwin, and John Newton collection. McMaster University
referencedIn Lewis, Kevin 1943-. "Amazing Grace" Absolutely: Everyone a hero in the theater of psychomachian conflict; 20 Oct. 2003. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Diary : autograph manuscript, 1756 Sept. 23-1772 Dec. 31. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. John Newton collection, 1763-1801. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : Olney, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1777 June. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Cowper, William, 1731-1800. Autograph letter signed Wm Cowper to: Rev. John Newton November 27, 1734. Wellesley College
creatorOf Sheffey, Hugh W. (Hugh White), 1815-1889. Letters, 1843-1847, to Sheffey [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : Lymington, Hampshire, to Hannah More, 1789 Sept. 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Edwards, Howard, 1833-1925?. Collection, 1778-1842. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1784 May 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Poetry album, c1841-c1846 Senate House Library, University of London
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1780 Feb. 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : Olney, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1777 Nov. 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. [Letter to an unidentified correspondent]. University of Sheffield, Sheffield University
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : London, to Hannah More, 1787 May 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1786 Apr. 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Donald Hyde and Mary Hyde Eccles Autograph Collection, 1505-1957 (inclusive), 1702-1854 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1787 July 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Posaune Voce Trio. Posaune Voce Trio [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : Lymington, Hampshire, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1784 Aug. 13. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1783 Apr. 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : Olney, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1778 Feb. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Wesley, John, 1703-1791. Letter : Manchester, to [John] Newton, Olney, Bedfordshrie, 1 Apr 1766. Bridwell Library
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1788 Jan. 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1784 Nov. 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : Haxton, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1783 Apr. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Wesley, John, 1703-1791. Letter : Londonderry, to John Newton 14 May 1765. Bridwell Library
referencedIn Commonplace book of letters and poetry, 1780-1828. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1782 July 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : Olney, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1778 May 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1788 Mar. 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1786 Jan. 28. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1783 Nov. [29]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1782 Aug. 31. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn John Newton: Correspondence with John Thornton, 1770-1783 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Gardiner, [1786] Oct. 31. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1783 Sept. 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Newton, John, 1725-1807. Autograph letter signed : Melton Mowbray, to Mrs. Gardiner, 1777 Apr. 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Thornton Family: Letters and Papers, c. 1742-1881 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
creatorOf Thompson, Thomas, 1776-1861. Cowperiana scrapbooks, 1731-1853. Boston Athenaeum
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correspondedWith Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 person
associatedWith Lewis, Kevin 1943-. person
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associatedWith Newton, Mary Catlett, d. 1790. person
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Place Name Admin Code Country
England
England
Great Britain
England
Subject
Clergy--18th century--Diaries
Clergy--18th century
Hymns, English
Poets, English--18th century--Correspondence
Meditations (Religious)
Religious poetry, English
English poetry--18th century
Occupation
Lyricists
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Person

Birth 1725-07-24

Death 1807-12-21

Britons

English

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