Tonson, Jacob, 1656?-1736

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Epithet: Publisher; of Stowe MS 155

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Publisher.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : to his nephew Jacob, [not dated, but after 1731]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572779

English publisher.

From the description of Assignment of copyright : London, 1718 Sept. 17. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122347831

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referencedIn Upcott, William, 1779-1845,. [Collection of letters on antiquarian subjects], 18th century. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Bentley, Richard, 1662-1742,. Copyright assignment signed by Richard Bentley [manuscript], 1691 August 28. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Tonson, Jacob, 1656?-1736,. Autograph letter signed from Jacob Tonson to [Jacob Tonson II] [manuscript], 1734 August 28. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Tonson, Jacob, 1656?-1736. Assignment of copyright : London, 1718 Sept. 17. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Bowers, Thomas, 1659 or 60-1724,. Autograph letter signed from Thomas Bowers, Bishop of Chichester, to Jacob Tonson I [manuscript], 1721 July 26. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Dryden, John, 1631-1700,. Receipt from John Dryden to Jacob Tonson I [manuscript], 1698/99 March 24. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Addison, Joseph, 1672-1719. Remarks on several parts of Italy, &c. in the years 1701, 1702, 1703 [here entitled: Remarks on several parts of Italy in 1701] : contemporary copy, ca. 1705. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Dryden, John, 1631-1700. Collection of autograph letters signed : London, to Jacob Tonson, Mrs. Elizabeth Steward, and William Walsh, [1690]-1700. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744. Autograph receipt signed (twice) : to Jacob Tonson, 1707/8 Mar. 4 and 1708/9 Jan. 13. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn ARTICLES of agreement between John Dryden, of the parish of St. Anne, co. Middlesex, esq., and Jacob Tonson, stationer, of London, for the translation by the former of the works of Virgil ; 15 June, 1694. Signed by Tonson; with seal of arms. Witnesse... British Library
creatorOf Stepney, George, 1663-1707,. Autograph letter signed from George Stepney, Lipstadt, to Jacob Tonson [manuscript], 1694/5 February 14/24. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Tonson, Jacob, 1656?-1736,. Autograph letter signed from Jacob Tonson to Mr. Small, surgeon [manuscript], 1735 July 2. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Vanbrugh, John, Sir, 1664-1726,. Autograph letters signed and unsigned from Sir John Vanbrugh to Jacob Tonson I [manuscript], 1703-1720. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Tonson, Jacob, 1656?-1736,. Autograph letter from Jacob Tonson to Sir John Vanbrugh [manuscript], [1722 July?]. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Dryden, John, 1631-1700. Autograph letter signed : [London], to [Jacob Tonson], [1696] May 26. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Tonson, Jacob, 1656?-1736. Bills receipted from Jacob Tonson to Sir Spencer Compton [later earl of Wilmington], paymaster general [manuscript], 1722/23-1725/26. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Legal and Exchequer Document Collection, 1541-1754 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
referencedIn COLLECTION of State papers, letters, and miscellaneous documents, many of which relate to the Civil War and the affairs of the Commonwealth; 1564-1760. The letters at the end relate to literature and kindred subjects, and several of them are addresse... British Library
referencedIn Gay, John, 1685-1732. Original assignment by him of his "Fifty fables" and "Beggar's opera" : to Jacob Tonson and John Watts : manuscript, 1727 Feb. 6. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Tonson, Jacob, 1656?-1736,. Receipted bill for books to Mr. Hale [manuscript], 1705. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Collection, 1711-1744. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Malone, Edmond, 1741-1812. Letters to Jacob Tonson from English authors, undated. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Milton, John, 1608-1674. Paradise lost : Book I : manuscript, ca. 1665. Pierpont Morgan 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 Dryden, John, 1631-1700. Autograph letter signed : [London], to [Jacob Tonson], [ca. 1696 Nov.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Dennis, John, 1657-1734,. Autograph letter signed from John Dennis to [Jacob Tonson I.] [manuscript], 1715 June 4. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Dryden, John, 1631-1700. Autograph letter signed : [Clapton], to Jacob Tonson, [1693] Aug. 30. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Somerset, Charles Seymour, Duke of, 1662-1748,. Autograph letters signed from Charles Seymour, Duke of Somerset, to Jacob Tonson I [manuscript], 1703. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Malone, Edmond, 1741-1812. Letters to Jacob Tonson from English authors, undated. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Tonson, Jacob, 1656?-1736,. Autograph letter signed from Jacob Tonson to Jacob Tonson, his nephew [manuscript], 1727 February 7. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Tonson, Jacob, 1656?-1736. Papers of Jacob Tonson [manuscript], 1680-1737. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Tonson, Jacob, 1656-1736. Autograph letter signed : to his nephew Jacob, [not dated, but after 1731]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Kneller, Godfrey, Sir, 1646-1723. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Mr. Tonson, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Dryden, John, 1631-1700. Autograph letter signed : [London], to Jacob Tonson, [1695] June 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744. Collection of autograph letters and documents signed, 1708-1768 1714-1744. Pierpont Morgan 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
referencedIn Warton, Thomas, 1728-1790,. Autograph letter signed from Thomas Warton, Trinity College, Oxford, to Edmund Malone, London [manuscript], 1784 December 12. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Tonson, Jacob, d. 1735,. Receipt from Jacob Tonson II to Jacob Tonson I [manuscript], 1733 July 24. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Addison, Joseph, 1672-1719. Autograph letter signed : [Oxford], to Jacob Tonson, [1694-5] Feb. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Tonson, Jacob, 1656?-1736. Accounts of Jacob Tonson with John Dryden for printing his translation of Virgil [manuscript], 1697-1698. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Bentley, Richard, 1662-1742. Autograph receipt signed : [n.p.], to Jacob Tonson, 1732 May 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn MISCELLANEOUS PRIVATE LETTERS, etc., English and foreign; 1613-1818:-1. [Richard Butler, 3rd Viscount] Mountgarrett, to Sir Williain Andrewes, Knt., with a present of a goshawk, etc.; Ballyne, 12 Sept. 1613. f 1. 2. [Henry Percy, 9th Earl of] North... British Library
referencedIn William Andrews Clark Library,. Legal and Exchequer Document Collection, 1541-1754 University of California, Los Angeles
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correspondedWith Addison, Joseph, 1672-1719 person
correspondedWith Atterbury, Francis, 1662-1732 person
associatedWith Baker family (Bayfordbury), family
associatedWith Baker family (Bayfordbury), family
associatedWith Baker family (Bayfordbury), family
associatedWith Baker family (Bayfordbury), family
associatedWith Behn, Aphra, 1640-1689. person
associatedWith Bentley, Richard, 1662-1742. person
associatedWith Boswell, James, 1740-1795 person
correspondedWith Bowers, Thomas, 1659 or 60-1724 person
associatedWith Compton, Spencer, Earl of Wilmington, 1673?-1743. person
correspondedWith Congreve, William, 1670-1729 person
associatedWith Cowgill, Logan O., person
correspondedWith Creech, Thomas, 1659-1700 person
correspondedWith Davenant, Henry, b. 1679 person
correspondedWith Dennis, John, 1657-1734, person
correspondedWith Dryden, John, 1631-1700 person
associatedWith Gay, John, 1685-1732. person
correspondedWith Grafton, Charles Fitzroy, Duke of, 1683-1757 person
associatedWith Hale, Mr., fl. 1705. person
correspondedWith Halifax, George Montagu, Earl of, ca. 1684-1739 person
associatedWith Hayward, William, 1877-1944, person
correspondedWith Jekyll, Elizabeth, d. 1745 person
correspondedWith Jekyll, Joseph, Sir, 1663-1738 person
correspondedWith Kennett, Basil, 1674-1715 person
associatedWith Kit-Cat Club (London, England) corporateBody
correspondedWith Kneller, Godfrey, Sir, 1646-1723 person
associatedWith Malone, Edmond, 1741-1812. person
correspondedWith Marlborough, Henrietta Churchill, Duchess of, 1681-1733 person
associatedWith Milton, John, 1608-1674. person
correspondedWith Newcastle, Thomas Pelham-Holles, Duke of, 1693-1768 person
correspondedWith Newton, Richard, 1676-1753 person
correspondedWith Pelham, Henry, 1695?-1754 person
correspondedWith Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744 person
associatedWith Prior, Matthew, 1664-1721. person
correspondedWith Pulteney, Daniel, 1682?-1731 person
correspondedWith Small, Mr. person
correspondedWith Somerset, Charles Seymour, Duke of, 1662-1748 person
correspondedWith Somers, John Somers, Baron, 1651-1716 person
correspondedWith Stanhope, Charles 1673-1760 person
correspondedWith Stanyan, Abraham, 1669?-1732 person
correspondedWith Stepney, George, 1663-1707 person
correspondedWith Strafford, Thomas Wentworth, Earl of, 1672-1739 person
associatedWith Tonson, Jacob, 1714-1767 person
correspondedWith Tonson, Jacob, d. 1735 person
associatedWith Upcott, William, 1779-1845, person
correspondedWith Vanbrugh, John, Sir, 1664-1726 person
associatedWith Virgil. person
associatedWith Warton, Thomas, 1728-1790, person
associatedWith William Andrews Clark Library, corporateBody
associatedWith William Andrews Clark Memorial Library corporateBody
correspondedWith Wilson, George, fl. 1735 person
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Nieuwpoort, Flanders
Tatenhill, Staffordshire
Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Ireland, Europe
India, Asia
Dorset, England
Paris, France
Great Britain
Strawberry Hill, Twickenham
Flanders, Belgium
Tutbury, Staffordshire
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Birth 1656

Death 1736

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