Hanway, Jonas, 1712-1786

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English traveller and philanthropist.

From the description of Autograph signature to a bill (Victualling Course), 1782 July 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129853

From the description of Autograph signature to a certificate : Victualling Office, London, 1762 Nov. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129854

Hanway was an English merchant, traveler, and philanthropist. In London (from 1750) he occupied himself with many philanthropic measures, especially those aiding poor children.

From the description of A plan for establishing a charity house or charity houses for the reception of repenting prostitutes : to be called the Magdalen Charity, manuscript, 1758. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 63643437

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referencedIn Donald Hyde and Mary Hyde Eccles Autograph Collection, 1505-1957 (inclusive), 1702-1854 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Barrymore, James Barry, Earl of, 1667-1748. Autograph letter signed : London, to Capt. Jonas Hanway, 1723-1724 Feb. 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hanway, Jonas, 1712-1786. Autograph signature to a certificate : Victualling Office, London, 1762 Nov. 3. Pierpont Morgan 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, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Boswell's Life of Johnson : including Boswell's Journal of a tour to the Hebrides and Johnson's Diary of a journey into North Wales, edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1464-1897 (inclusive), 1724-1874 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Hanway, Jonas, 1712-1786. Letter signed : Victualling Office [London], to Abraham Acworth and Samuel Joynes, 1767 Dec. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hanway, Jonas, 1712-1786. Autograph signature to a bill (Victualling Course), 1782 July 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Horace. Miscellaneous poems and translations, 1794-1804. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Hanway, Jonas, 1712-1786. A plan for establishing a charity house or charity houses for the reception of repenting prostitutes : to be called the Magdalen Charity, manuscript, 1758. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Hanway, Jonas, 1712-1786. Letter signed : Victualling Office [London], to Viscount Barrington, 1763 May 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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associatedWith Acworth, Abraham, person
associatedWith Barrington, Viscount, person
associatedWith Barrymore, James Barry, Earl of, 1667-1748. person
associatedWith Boswell, James, 1740-1795 person
associatedWith Coram, Thomas, 1668?-1751. person
associatedWith Foundling Hospital (London, England). corporateBody
associatedWith Joynes, Samuel, person
associatedWith Magdalen Charity (London, England). corporateBody
associatedWith Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915- person
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Great Britain
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Social work with prostitutes--18th century
Prostitution--18th century
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Birth 1712-08-12

Death 1786-09-05

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English

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