Britton, John (John Richard)

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referencedIn Vol. III. xvii-xix centt.includes:f. 120 Francis Sandys: Letter to Rev. R. Yates: 1802.f. 147 Sir Frederic Madden, KH; Keeper of Manuscripts, British Museum: Letter to Rev. R. Yates: 1824.f. 180 John Brand: Correspondence with Rev. R. Yates: 1..., 17th century-19th century British Library
referencedIn Johnsonian Miscellanies, extra-illustrated, 1538-1900 (inclusive);, 1738-1866 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf DIARY of a journey from London, by Ipswich and Harwich, to Holland, from 21 May to 19 June, 1711, by James Thornhill [afterwards Sir James Thornhill, Serjeant-Painter to Queen Anne]. A copy, with twenty-six pen-and-ink drawings on tracing-paper, appa..., 18th century-19th century British Library
creatorOf AYRTON PAPERS. Vol. VI (ff. ii+227). Letters 'From persons more or less distinguished as Authors, Artists, or public Characters'; 1802-1857, n.d. Octavo. Red quarter-calf binding.includes:f. 1 Samuel Sebastian Wesley, Mus.D: Letter to W. Ayrton: 18..., 1802-1857 British Library
creatorOf British Records Association Collection. Vol. IX (ff. 276). General correspondence; 1730-1918, n.d.includes:ff. 1-4 John Francis Arundell, 12th Baron Arundell of Wardour: Letters of: 1881.f. 5 Bulkeley Bandinel, Bodley's Librarian: Letter of: bef...., 1730-1918 British Library
referencedIn Vol. VI. (ff. 405). 1839-1841.includes:ff. 1, 40, 64, 251 Sir William Betham, Ulster King of Arms: Letters to Sir F. Madden: 1832-1839.ff. 3, 5, 18, 19, 36, 52-57, 62, 71, 87, 123, 130, 147, 155, 175, 198, 203, 222, 272, 299, 303, 365, 373, 393 ..., 1839-1841 British Library
creatorOf Vol. I, ff. ii+187Joseph Cradock, author: Letters to,: 1763-1826, n.d.includes:f. ii Bookplates and Book-stamps: Thomas Sydney Blakeney, Secretary, Friends of the National Libraries: Bookplate of Thomas Sydney Blakeney: 1977.f. 1 Charles Clement ... British Library
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
creatorOf SYDNEY SMIRKE: 286 letters from architects, artists and public figures, mostly to Sydney Smirke (b.1798, d.1877), architect of the British Museum Reading Room; 1793-1872. See also Add. 59847, 60756. Owned by F. R. Jemmett (see inside front cover). Pu..., 1793-1872 British Library
referencedIn Vol. III.includes:f. 2 John Dickinson; and Co., paper dealers: J. Martin's accompt: 1833.f. 4 Henry Adlard: J. Martin's accompt with: 1833-4.f. 5 Archibald Leighton, bookbinder: Letter to J. Martin: 1834.f. 6 Cotton: Letter to J. Martin: 1834... British Library
referencedIn Vol. IX. (ff. 472). 1801-June, 1804.Reverend Richard Denison Cumberland: Correspondence with his brother George: 1772-1825, n.d.includes:ff. 1, 169, 276, 301 James Townley, of Doctors' Commons: Correspondence with G. Cumberland: 1783-1812. ff. 2, 7,..., 1801-1804 British Library
referencedIn Johnsoniana; or, Supplement to Boswell: being anecdotes and sayings of Dr. Johnson, extra-illustrated, 1668-1866 (inclusive);, 1738-1836 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Vol. III (ff. 226). P -Y.includes:f. 1 William Paley, Archdeacon of Carlisle: Letter to the Rev. A. Youle: 1795.f. 3 Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston; Prime Minister: Letter to — Thomson: 1836.f. 4 Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Pal... British Library
creatorOf SIR ROBERT SMIRKE (d.1867) AND HIS BROTHER SYDNEY SMIRKE (d.1877): letters to them, supplementing Add. 59847, 60745; 1815-1872, n.d. The letters are arranged in alphabetical order. Purchased of Winifred A. Myers, 15 Jan. 1980. Paper; ff. 185. 227 x 1..., 1815-1872 British Library
creatorOf Vol. I (ff. 270). A -G.includes:f. 1 George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen; formerly Gordon; Prime Minister: Letter to A. Panizzi: 1856. f. 3 William Harrison Ainsworth, alias 'Cheviot Ticheburn'; novelist: Letter to A. Jones: 1840. f. 4 Ge... British Library
referencedIn "SPECIMENS of the civil and Military Costume of England from the remotest period to the eighteenth century, copied from drawings and memorabilia by John Carter, F.A.S.;" 1809-1811. Paper. Folio., 1809-1811 British Library
referencedIn LEWERS to George Woodfall, relating to the letters of Junius; 1806-1839. The writers are:-J[ames] Boaden; London, 24 Mar. 1806-24 Jan. 1813. With seals. ff. 5, 73, 77, 91. John Taylor; London, 24 Mar. 1806-4 Mar. 1830, ff. 7, 14, 23, 71, 75, 173. Tho..., 1806-1839 British Library
creatorOf PETTIGREW LETTERS. Vol. I (ff. 261). A -K.; 1803-1861.includes:f. 1 Henry Hervey Baber, philologist; Keeper of Printed Books, British Museum: Letter to T. J. Pettigrew: 1827.f. 2 Robert Ball, naturalist; Director of Trinity College Museum, Dubli..., 1803-1861 British 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 Vol. II (ff. 204). H -O.includes:f. 1 Charles Montagu, 1st Earl of Halifax: Treasury warrant authorised by: 1698: Signed. f. 2 Charles Wood, 1st Viscount Halifax: Letter to A. Panizzi: 1857. f. 3 Henry Hallam, historian: Letter to A. Panizzi: circ... British Library
referencedIn Vol. VIII. (ff. 395). 1845-1848.includes:ff. 1, 15, 146, 163, 172, 190, 215, 221, 225, 233, 371 Albert Way, FSA: Correspondence with Sir F. Madden: 1840-1870. f. 4 George Maule, Solicitor to the Treasury: Correspondence with Sir F. Madden: 1845. ff...., 1845-1848 British Library
referencedIn Vol. I, ff. 346, A-G.includes:f. 1 Joseph Adams, MD; biographer of John Hunter: Letter to W. Clift: 1817. f. 3 William Davenport Adams, author: Letter to C. D. Sherborn: 1891. f. 4 William Harrison Ainsworth, alias 'Cheviot Ticheburn'; novelist: Le... British Library
referencedIn Vol. III.includes:f. 1 Edward Bramley: Letter to J. Hunter: 1850. f.1 William Fisher, junior, of Sheffield: Letters to J. Hunter: 1850. f. 3 J-Brammall: Letter to J. Hunter: 1812. f. 5 Mary Brammer: Letter to J. Hunter: 1815. f. 7 J-H-Bransby:..., 1800-1860 British Library
referencedIn BIOGRPAHICAL NOTICES by Joseph Hunter, F.S.A. (1783-1861), of certain of his " contemporaries who have gained some celebrity, chiefly in the literary world." Arranged in three classes, according to the period when he first became acquainted with them..., 19th century British Library
referencedIn Vol. VI. (ff. 569). July, 1832-June, 1833.includes:f. 1 Christian Koch: Letter to C.Babbage: 1832. ff. 4, 141, 169, 453, 534, 552, 556 Joseph Clement, engineer: Correspondence, etc., with C. Babbage: 1829-1834. f. 9 Mary R-Sheppard, artist: Lette... British Library
referencedIn VOL. 1. : John Adamson, Feb. 16, 1808, f. 1. John Adolphus, June 23, 25, 1805, f. 3. T. T. Allingham, ff. 7, 10. Thomas Attwood, Mar. 29, 1823, f. 9. Z. A., Oct. 5, 1825, f. 11. Joanna Baillie, Dec. 31, 1804, f. 12. J. Barnes, f. 13. James Bartleman,..., 1785-1828 British Library
referencedIn DRAWINGS in water-colours of abbeys, etc., by John Buckler, F.S.A., viz.:-1. Lacock Abbey, co. Wilts, (a) south-east view, 1808. f. 1;-(b) the quadrangle, 1808. f. 2;-(c) interior view of the cloisters looking cast, from a sketch by J. Carter, 1823..., 1808-1834 British Library
referencedIn MISCELLANEOUS letters, papers, and poems. Paper; ff. 268. Folio. British Library
creatorOf WARREN DAWSON PAPERS. Vol. XXXIX. Letters and portraits of antiquaries, advertisements for antiquarian works, etc.; 1786-1849, n.d. Partly printed. W.D.43. Paper; ff. 48+4*.includes:f. 2 John Britton, antiquary and topographer: Art. Portraits: Art...., 1786-1849 British Library
creatorOf MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND PAPERS. Paper; ff. 72. British Library arrangement. A. Letter of Richard Westmacott, sculptor, (b.1799, d.1872) to William Wyon, chief engraver at the Royal Mint; 1 Aug. 1838. With three ink sketches presumably by Wyon deriv..., 1630-1977 British Library
referencedIn Vol. III. (ff. 300). 1832.includes:ff. 1, 175 Richard Taylor, printer: Letters to Sir F. Madden: 1832-1847.ff. 3, 39, 49, 159, 227 Sir Henry Ellis, KH; Principal Librarian, British Museum: Correspondence with Sir F. Madden: 1828-1852.f. 5 Willi..., 1832 British Library
referencedIn Vol. IV. (ff. 561). 1830-June, 1831.includes:ff. 1, 3, 7, 10, 42, 86, 390 Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury: Correspondence, etc., with C. Babbage: 1829-1857, n.d. ff. 5, 14, 23, 28, 357 Reverend Thomas John Hussey, astronomer: Letter t..., 1830-1831 British Library
referencedIn Vol. XXXVII (ff. 227). 1881-1885.John Britton, antiquary and topographer: Signatures as Chairman of the, Art Union: 1840-1843.includes:ff. 56, 60-63, 95, 115 Giovanni Morelli, Italian patriot and art critic: Correspondence with Lady Layard: 1882-189..., 1881-1885 British Library
referencedIn Vol. V. (ff. 384). 1836-1838.includes:ff. 1, 170 Thomas Frognall Dibdin, DD; bibliographer: Correspondence with Sir F. Madden: 1829-1837.ff. 3, 106 John Gough Nichols, printer and antiquary: Correspondence with Sir F. Madden: 1830-1870.f. 4 Rob..., 1836-1838 British Library
referencedIn ELMES PAPERS. Letters, etc., addressed to James Elmes (1782-1862), architect, for the most part as editor (1816-1820) of The Annals of the Fine Arts and in connection with his Memoirs of the Life and Works of Sir Christopher Wren, 1823; 1804-1826, n...., 1804-1826 British Library
referencedIn Vol. I. (ff. 475). 1729-1814.Reverend Philip Bliss, DD; Registrar of Oxford University: Bookplates: 19th cent.Bookplates: Bliss (Rev. Philip): 19th cent.includes:f. 1 Paul Batcheller: Letter to his father: 1729. ff. 3, 5, 13, 370, 428, 430, 434 Sir ..., 1729-1814 British Library
referencedIn North American Land Company ledger, 1795-1805, 1795-1805 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Vol. VIII (ff. 293). May 1849-1867.includes:ff. 1, 3, 8, 64, 77, 94 Henry Grey, Viscount Howick; 3rd Earl Grey 1845: Letters to Lord Broughton: 1833-1851. ff. 1-103b passim India: Correspondence of Lord Broughton as President of the Board of Control:... British Library
referencedIn Vol. II (ff. i + 160). 28 July, 1840 -12) Apr. 1842.Charles Palmer Dimond: Signatures as Chairman of the Art Union: 1838-1841.Edward Edwards: Signatures aa Sec. of the Art Union: 1837, 1838.Henry Thos. Hope, MP: Signatures; as Chairman of the Art Un... British Library
referencedIn Vol. III. 5 Jan. 1806-17 May 1810, and undated.includes:ff. 3,197 Demetrio Antonopoulo: Letters from him and his wife to W. Windham: 1806, n.d.ff. 5, 118, 129, 142, 211 George James Cholmondeley, Commissioner of Excise: Correspondence with W. Win... British Library
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