Thomson, James, 1700-1748

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Thomson was a Scottish poet and dramatist.

From the guide to the Copyright documents, 1729-1750/1., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

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From the description of Autograph letters signed (12) : to Miss Elizabeth Young, 1743 Mar. 10-1745 Nov. 4 [one undated]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572239

English poet and dramatist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to [William Cranstoun], 1735 Oct. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572228

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Kew Lane, to [the Dowager Viscountess Barrington], 1745 May 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572233

Thomson was a Scottish poet.

From the description of Copyright documents, 1729-1751. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 84308414

James Thomson (1700-1748) the Scottish poet and dramatist. For fuller details of his life and literary achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography.

From the guide to the Letter from 'Buff' to 'Marquis', by James Thomson, 1742, (GB 206 Leeds University Library)

A general outline of the life and works of the Scottish dramatist and poet James Thomson can be found in the Dictionary of National Biography ; there are also numerous biographical and critical evaluations

From the guide to the Lisy's parting with her cat, by James Thomson, ca.1725, (GB 206 Leeds University Library)

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creatorOf Thomson, James, 1700-1748. Coriolanus [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Thomson, James, 1700-1748. The death of Agamemnon [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Thomson, James, 1700-1748. Autograph letter signed : London, to [William Cranstoun], 1735 Oct. 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Locker-Lampson, Warburg, Grimson autograph album, 1552-1890. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Haydn, Joseph, 1732-1809. Tuba, vice contrafagotto for Haydn's Seasons. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Thomson, James, 1700-1748. The death of Agamemnon [microform]. Rice University, Fondren Library
referencedIn Correspondence of Archibald Constable, with some related material, ca. 1788-1827 %Leeds University Library
creatorOf Thomson, James, 1700-1748. Copyright documents, 1729-1751. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Haydn, Joseph, 1732-1809. Die Jahres-Zeiten nach Thompson microform / in Musick gesetz von Joseph Haÿden ; Partitur : Originalausgabe. Harvard University, Loeb Music Library
referencedIn Dundas, George, 1802-1869. Letter: 1842 Mar. 16, 32 Charlotte Square [Edinburgh], to David Laing / George Dundas. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Binns, Thomas. [Commonplace book]; Liverpool, 1789. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Letter from 'Buff' to 'Marquis', by James Thomson, 1742 GB 206 Leeds University Library
creatorOf Thomson, James, 1700-1748. Coriolanus [microform]. Rice University, Fondren Library
referencedIn Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844. Thomson's life : manuscript, 1814. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Thomson, James, 1700-1748. Alfred [microform]. Rice University, Fondren Library
creatorOf Copyright documents, 1729-1750/1. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Thomson, James, 1700-1748. Alfred ballad opera collection, 1751-1900. University of Colorado Boulder
creatorOf Constable, Archibald, 1774-1827. Correspondence of Archibald Constable, with some related material. University of Leeds, Brotherton Library, Leeds University Library
referencedIn Stevens, Thomas. [Commonplace book], 1779-1781. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Garrick, David, 1717-1779,. Autograph letter signed from David Garrick to [Edward Capell] [manuscript], [ca.1751 February], Friday. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Thomson, James, 1700-1748. Lisy's parting with her cat, by James Thomson. University of Leeds, Brotherton Library, Leeds University Library
referencedIn Commonplace book, circa 1748-1761. Yale University, Lewis Walpole Library
referencedIn [Commonplace book], [ca. 1688]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Thomson, James, 1700-1748. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to "Messieurs Forbes, Warrender, and Gray", [1736]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn McKillop, Alan Dugald, 1892-1974. Alan Dugald McKillop papers, 1921-1972. Rice University, Fondren Library
referencedIn [Collection of poetry], [circa 1725]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Pickering, William, 1796-1854. Letter: 1830 June 15, London, to David Laing / W. Pickering. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Washington Irving collection, 1683-1839, (bulk 1753-1839) Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Ege, Otto F. Original leaves illustrating evolution of roman types. Indiana University
referencedIn Baker, Moses. Bibliography of illustrated editions of James Thomson's The Seasons : notes and typescript, undated / by Moses Baker. Library of Congress
referencedIn Dickinson family library, 1810-1977. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Pickering, William, 1796-1854. Letter: 1830 Aug. 4, Lond., to David Laing / W. Pickering. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Lisy's parting with her cat, by James Thomson, ca.1725 GB 206 Leeds University Library
referencedIn Alan Dugald McKillop papers MS 269., 1921-1972 Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, Houston, TX
referencedIn Books from the library of Amos Bronson Alcott, 1579-1893. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Richmond, John, 1784-1854. Letter: 1830 July 19, Southdean [Roxburghshire], to David Laing / John Richmond. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Thomson, James, 1700-1748. Autograph letter signed : Kew Lane, to [the Dowager Viscountess Barrington], 1745 May 31. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Thomson, James, 1700-1748. Alfred [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Thomson, James, 1700-1748. Autograph letters signed (12) : to Miss Elizabeth Young, 1743 Mar. 10-1745 Nov. 4 [one undated]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Thomson, James, 1700-1748. Letter from 'Buff' to 'Marquis', by James Thomson. University of Leeds, Brotherton Library, Leeds University 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 Thomson, James, 1700-1748. Autograph poems (4) : addressed to Miss Elizabeth Young. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Garrick, David, 1717-1779,. To Mr. Thomson, on his unfinished plan of a poem called The castle of indolence, in imitation of Spenser [manuscript], [ca. 1748]. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Garrick, David, 1717-1779,. Autograph letter signed from David Garrick, [James St.], to Mr. Hoadly [manuscript], [1744] December 29. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Siddons, Sarah, 1755-1831. Papers of Sarah Siddons [manuscript], 1778-1832. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Stewart, E. A fragment / poem James Thomson ; music E. Stewart. Libraries Australia
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associatedWith Alcott, Amos Bronson, 1799-1888 person
associatedWith Alfred person
associatedWith Alfred, King of England, 849-899 person
associatedWith Andrew Millar person
associatedWith Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778. person
associatedWith Baker, Moses. person
associatedWith Barrington, Anne (Daines) Barrington, Viscountess, d. 1763, person
associatedWith Binns, Thomas. person
associatedWith Bühler, Curt F. (Curt Ferdinand), 1905-1985, person
associatedWith Campbell, Elizabeth, Mrs. John Young, person
associatedWith Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844. person
associatedWith Constable, Archibald, 1774-1827. person
associatedWith Coriolanus person
associatedWith Cranstoun, William, Dr., fl. 1724-1735, person
associatedWith Dickinson family, collector. family
associatedWith D. Mallet person
associatedWith Dundas, George, 1802-1869. person
associatedWith Forbes, Mr, person
associatedWith Garrick, David, 1717-1779, person
associatedWith Gray, Mr, person
associatedWith Haydn, Joseph, 1732-1809. person
associatedWith Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery. corporateBody
associatedWith Hopkins, Timothy, 1859-1937 person
associatedWith James Leith. person
associatedWith James Thomson person
associatedWith James Watson. person
correspondedWith Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 person
associatedWith Locker-Lampson, Frederick, 1821-1895 person
associatedWith Mallet, David, 1705?-1765. person
associatedWith Mary. person
associatedWith McKillop, Alan Dugald, 1892-1974 person
associatedWith Millar, John. person
associatedWith Peters, James person
associatedWith Pickering, William, 1796-1854. person
associatedWith Richmond, John, 1784-1854. person
associatedWith Robert Spavan. person
associatedWith Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. person
associatedWith Siddons, Sarah, 1755-1831. person
associatedWith Stevens, Thomas. person
associatedWith Stewart, E. person
associatedWith Talbot, Charles Richard, d. 1733. person
associatedWith Thomson, James person
associatedWith Thomson, Jean. person
associatedWith Warrender, Mr, person
associatedWith Wm. Lusthart person
associatedWith Wm. Prisley person
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England
Subject
Letters--18th century
English poetry--18th century
Drama--18th century
Conduct of life--Early works to 1900
Copyright--18th century
Masques with music--Librettos
Conduct of life in literature
Letters 18th century
Occupation
Dramatists
Poets
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Birth 1700-09-11

Death 1748-08-27

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