Barrington, Daines, 1727-1800

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Epithet: of Add MS 37879

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Epithet: of Add MS 38203

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Epithet: Welsh judge, antiquary and naturalist

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Daines Barrington was an English jurist, antiquarian, and naturalist. Born into a distinguished family and trained as a lawyer, he held several important posts as a judge, and was admired for his writings on the law. A long-standing member of both the Royal Society and the Antiquarian Society, he wrote about antiquities, natural history, and other diverse topics, collected in his book, Miscellanies on Various Subjects. He wrote about his observations on the singing of birds, and an essay about the language of birds.

From the description of Daines Barrington letter to R. Jackson, 1782 Dec. 19. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 70082115

Epithet: of Stowe MS 754

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English lawyer and antiquary.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to an unidentified correspondent, 1769 Mar. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270623270

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to an unidentified correspondent, "Monday" [1772]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270623275

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referencedIn Vol. XIV (ff. 350). July-Dec. 1764.includes:f. 1 John Grant, Baron of the Scottish Exchequer: Letter to the Treasury: 1764.: Signed. f. 2 b Robert Ord, Chief Baron of the Scottish Exchequer: Letter to the Treasury: 1764.: Signed. f. 2 b John Maule,... British Library
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, A-D. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Barrington, Daines, 1727-1800. Daines Barrington letter to R. Jackson, 1782 Dec. 19. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, A-D. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Vol. CXV (ff. 137). 19 Nov. 1763-16 Apr. 1765.includes:ff. 1-101b passim Johann Baptist Feronce von Rosencreutz, Envoy Extraordinary of the Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel in London: Letters to, from the 1st Earl of Liverpool: 1763-1792.: Fr. ff. 1-1... British Library
creatorOf Barrington, Daines, 1727-1800. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to an unidentified correspondent, "Monday" [1772]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Vol. XXXVIII. (ff. 300). Jan.-Oct. 1800.William Windham, Secretary of State, etc: General political correspondence: 1782-1810.includes:ff. 1, 11 William Walter, manager of the ' Times.': Correspondence with W. Windham: 1800.ff. 3, 31, 55, 72, 84 ... British Library
referencedIn Extra-illustrated Life of Nollekens, 1708-1875, 1768-1836 Yale Center for British Art
referencedIn Vol. III. (ff. 280). LETTERS On various topics; 21 Feb. 1757-21 Oct. 1768. (At the end of Vol. III. a letter to Thomas Astle, 4 July, 1797, is inserted.)includes:ff. 1, 10 Cæsar Ward, of York: Letters to Dr. C. Lyttelton: 1749-1758.ff. 2, 8, 18, 5... British Library
referencedIn White family papers, 1699-1931. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Barrington, Daines, 1727-1800. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to an unidentified correspondent, 1769 Mar. 30. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Vol. XV (ff. 366). Jan.-Oct. 1765.James Oswald, MP: Letters to the 1st Earl of Liverpool: 1764, 1765.includes:ff. 1, 20, 35, 40, 49, 84, 238 Richard Wolters, English agent in Rotterdam and afterwards at Brussels: Correspondence with the lst Earl of L... British Library
creatorOf Barrington, Daines, 1727-1800. [Travel diary], 1788-1791. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Meteorological records, 1754-1865. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Keyes, Denis William. Theoph. W. Mozart [art reproduction] : compositeur, et maitre de musique, agé de 7 ans, 1781. College of Charleston, Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library
referencedIn Autograph File, B, ca.1500-1976. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Vol. XX (ff. 221). 16 Feb.-July 1764.includes:ff. 1, 89 Simon Harcourt, 1st Earl Harcourt: Correspondence with G. Grenville of Simon Harcourt: 1757-1765.f. 3 William Pulteney, Earl of Bath 1742: Letters to [G. Grenville?] from William Pulteney: 1... British Library
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associatedWith American Academy of Arts and Sciences. corporateBody
associatedWith Houghton Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Upcott, William, 1779-1845 person
associatedWith Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797. person
associatedWith White family. family
Place Name Admin Code Country
Ely, Cambridgeshire
Wilcott, Great Ness
Ireland, Europe
Gibraltar, Spain
Cerne Abbas, Dorset
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Cape of Good Hope, South Africa
Brittany, France
Great Britain
Chester, Cheshire
Demerara, British Guiana
Lisbon, Portugal
Scotland, United Kingdom
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Antiquarians--Correspondence
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Birth 1727

Death 1800

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