Gifford, William, 1756-1826

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William Gifford, English satirist and editor. His verse satire The Baviad was published in 1791, and he was the editor of the short-lived tory sponsored Anti-Jacobin, or Weekly Examiner. Gifford served as editor of The Quarterly Review from 1809 to 1824.

From the description of William Gifford manuscript material : 18 items, 1788-1824 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 233215910

From the guide to the William Gifford manuscript material : 19 items, 1788-1824, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)

English critic and author.

From the description of Autograph letter in third person : Public Office, Wortley Street, to Messrs. Cadell and Davies, [n.d.], Friday. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269563130

English poet and critic. Editor of the Quarterly Review.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to [Sir] John Barrow, explorer and secretary of the Admiralty, [ca. 1812]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269571804

Editor of Quarterly Review.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to John Taylor, 1815 Dec. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269571820

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referencedIn Louis Arthur Holman collection of Keats iconography and related papers, 1752-1963. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Portrait file: Guide. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Cobbett, William, 1763-1835. ALS to William Gifford (1756-1826), Bustleton [Philadelphia], 1799 Jun 28. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Gifford, William, 1756-1826. William Gifford manuscript material : 18 items, 1788-1824 New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Gifford, William, 1756-1826. Letter to William Nicol. [s.l.]. [17--?] University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Dibdin, Thomas Frognall, 1776-1847. The library companion, or, The young man's guide and the old man's comfort in the choice of a library / by the Rev. T. F. Dibdin, 1792-ca. 1830. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf William Gifford manuscript material : 19 items, 1788-1824 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
referencedIn Scott, Eliza. Poetic garland of flowers, 1861 and later. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Gifford, William, 1756-1826. Letter to [?] Taylor. [s.l.]. [18--?] University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Autograph File, G, 1641-1991. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Gifford, William, 1756-1826. Letter to [?]. [s.l.]. [17--?] University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Extra-illustrated Life of Nollekens, 1708-1875, 1768-1836 Yale Center for British Art
creatorOf Gifford, William, 1756-1826. Autograph letter signed : [London], to [Sir] John Barrow, explorer and secretary of the Admiralty, [ca. 1812]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Dibdin, Thomas Frognall, 1776-1847. The library companion, or, The young man's guide and the old man's comfort in the choice of a library / by the Rev. T. F. Dibdin, 1792-ca. 1830. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Southey, Robert, 1774-1843. Letters, 1819 March 11-1835 June 30, Keswick, to George Ticknor, v.p. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Gifford, William, 1756-1826. Autograph letter in third person : Public Office, Wortley Street, to Messrs. Cadell and Davies, [n.d.], Friday. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Cobbett, William, 1763-1835. Autograph letter signed : New York, to William Gifford, 1880 Apr. 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Gisborne, Maria, 1770-1836. Diary, 1820. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Gifford, William, 1756-1826,. Autograph letter signed from William Gifford, James Street, London, to Mr. Tipper? [manuscript], 1811? May 24. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Gifford, William, 1756-1826,. Autograph letter signed from W. Gifford, London, to George Steevens [manuscript], 1798 January 25. Folger Shakespeare 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, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Southey, Robert, 1774-1843. Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to William Gifford, 1818 Sept. 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gifford, William, 1756-1826. Autograph letter signed : [London], to John Taylor, 1815 Dec. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gifford, William, 1756-1826. Letter to [?]. James St., Eng. 1821 Jul. 4. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Gifford, William, 1756-1826. Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified recipient, [no year] Apr. 26. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gifford, William, 1756-1826. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Lady Caroline Lamb, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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associatedWith Bandinel, James, 1783-1849. person
associatedWith Barrow, John, Sir, 1764-1848. person
associatedWith Blagg, Eliza. person
correspondedWith Boswell, James, 1740-1795 person
associatedWith Cadell, Mr, person
associatedWith Cobbett, William, 1763-1835. person
associatedWith Davies, Mr, person
associatedWith Dibdin, Thomas Frognall, 1776-1847. person
associatedWith Disraeli, Isaac, 1766-1848. person
associatedWith Gisborne, Maria, 1770-1836. person
associatedWith Holman, Louis A. (Louis Arthur), 1866-1939 person
associatedWith Lamb, Caroline, Lady, 1785-1828, person
associatedWith Murray, Anne, 1782-1845. person
associatedWith Murray, John, 1778-1843. person
associatedWith Nicol, William, 1744-1797, person
associatedWith Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915- person
associatedWith Scott, Eliza. person
associatedWith Southey, Robert, 1774-1843. person
correspondedWith Steevens, George, 1736-1800 person
associatedWith Symmons, Charles, 1749-1826. person
associatedWith Taylor, John, 1781-1864, person
correspondedWith Tipper, Mr., fl. 1811? person
associatedWith Upcott, William, 1779-1845 person
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Satirists, English--Correspondence
Editors--Correspondence
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Birth 1756-04

Death 1826-12-31

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