Strahan, William, 1715-1785

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Epithet: Secretary to Sir P Meadows

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000444.0x000155

William Strahan was a London printer and publisher, member of Parliament, and friend of Benjamin Franklin.

From the description of Journals and accounts, 1751-1777. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122589409

From the guide to the William Strahan journals and accounts, 1751-1777, 1751-1777, (American Philosophical Society)

English printer.

From the description of Autograph letter in third person : New Street, to Benjamin Franklin, Saturday [no year] May 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574304

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creatorOf Liverpool, Charles Jenkinson, Earl of, 1727-1808. Autograph letter in third person : [London] to Mr. Strahan, 1776 Oct. 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn James Boswell letters, 1762-1795. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Strahan family. Parliamentary characters, from the Public Ledger, 1779, and the English Chronicle, 1780, & 1781, 1779-1781. Yale University, Lewis Walpole Library
referencedIn Robertson, William, 1721-1793. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1782. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790. Autograph note signed : to W. Strahan, 1780 Jan. 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Samuel Johnson letters, 1731-1784. Houghton Library.
creatorOf William Strahan journals and accounts, 1751-1777, 1751-1777 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784. Autograph letter signed : Brighthelmston, to William Strahan, 1782 Oct. 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Franklin, William, 1731-1813. Autograph letters signed (8) : to William Strahan, 1763-1781. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Strahan, William, 1715-1785. Letter, 1771 April 12, London, to [B. Franklin, n.p.]. Dartmouth College 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 Franklin, William, 1731-1813. Autograph letter signed : New York, to William Strahan, 1781 Dec. 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn William Franklin correspondence, 1759-1812, 1759-1812 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Donald Hyde and Mary Hyde Eccles Autograph Collection, 1505-1957 (inclusive), 1702-1854 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Smollett, Tobias George, 1721-1771. Autograph letter signed : Chelsea, to William Strahan, [1757] Oct. 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784. Collection of letters and documents related to Samuel Johnson : London, etc., to various recipients, 1736 Oct. 30-1784 Nov. 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Fridenberg, Robert, d. 1946,. Collection of letters and documents relating to American and English booksellers and printers, 1732-1884 (bulk 1732-1814). Grolier Club
referencedIn David Hall papers, 1745-1822, 1745-1822 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Balfour, John. Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to William Strahan in London, 1780 July 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Papers of Professor Hugh Blair (1718-1800), 1765-1800 Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1668-1983, Bulk, 1750-1850, 1668-1983 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Cooper, Grey, Sir, ca. 1726-1801. Autograph letter signed : Worlington Cottage, to William Strahan, 1780 Sept. 28. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Strahan, William, 1715-1785. Journals and accounts, 1751-1777. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Smollett, Tobias George, 1721-1771. Autograph letter signed : Chelsea, to the printer, William Strahan, 1759 July 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Smollett, Tobias George, 1721-1771. Autograph promissory note for £100, signed : London, payable "thirty days after sight," to William Strahan, and addressed to Alexander Telfer of Symington, 1758 May 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790. ALS, 1757 Jan. 1, Philadelphia, to William Strahan, London. Rosenbach Museum & 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 Beckwith family. Letters : to Andrew and William Strahan, 1779-1801. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Hall, David, 1714-1772. Papers, 1745-1822. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790. Benjamin Franklin letter to William Strahan, 1746 September 25. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
creatorOf Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784,. Autograph letter signed from Samuel Johnson to Mr. [William] Strahan [manuscript], [1754 late July or August]. Folger Shakespeare 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 Hume, David, 1711-1776. Collection of autograph letters signed (9) and a journal entry : London, Edinburgh, etc., to various recipients, 1746-1767. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Cooper, Grey, Sir, ca. 1726-1801. Autograph letter signed : [London], to William Strahan, 1779 Sept. 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790. ALS : Philadelphia, to William Strahan, London, 1745 Apr. 14. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Franklin, William, 1731-1813. Copies of autograph of 2 letters : to William Strahan, 1763 & 1764. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hume, David, 1711-1776. Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to [William Strahan], 1757 May 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Benjamin Franklin Papers Part 2 -- Letters to Franklin, 1777 January-1778 March American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Strahan, William, 1715-1785. Autograph letter in third person : New Street, to Benjamin Franklin, Saturday [no year] May 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Strahan, William, 1715-1785. Autograph letter signed : Fowbery in Northumberland, 1778 Sept. 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Vol. III, ff. 227includes:ff. 2-113 John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough: Journal letters of his campaigns, by his secretary, A. Cardonnel: 1704-1709.ff. 2-113 passim Adam Cardonnel, Secretary to John, 1st Duke of Marlborough: Letters to H. Da... British Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous Benjamin Franklin Collections, 1710-1822 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Calder, John, 1733-1815. Letters and papers relative to Dr. Calder's dispute with proprietors of Chambers Cyclopaedia, 1775-1776. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Benjamin, S. G. W. (Samuel Greene Wheeler), 1837-1914. Letter to William Strahan [manuscript], 1887 July 29. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Franklin-Bache Papers, 1707-1799 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Stirling, Walter, 1718-1786. Autograph letters signed (2) : Philadelphia, to William Strahan, 1751 Nov. 6 and 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Harlan, Robert D. Robert D. Harlan papers, 1947-2000. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790. Autograph letters signed (13) : to William Strahan, 1748-1784. Pierpont Morgan 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.
referencedIn The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. : including a journal of a tour to the Hebrides, extra-illustrated, 1711-1834 (inclusive). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Benjamin Franklin Papers Part 1 -- Letters to Franklin, 1730-1776 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790. Autograph letter copy signed : Philadelphia, to William Strahan, 1775 Jul. 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Franklin, William, 1731-1813. Correspondence, 1759-1812. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Smollett, Tobias George, 1721-1771. Autograph letter signed : [Chelsea], to Mr. Strahan, 1750 Jan. 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Macfroid, Katharine S. Letter to [William] Strahan. London, Eng. 1871 June 26. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Donald Hyde and Mary Hyde Eccles Autograph Collection, 1505-1957 (inclusive), 1702-1854 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letters from others sent to Thomas Cadell, 1766-1825. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Franklin, William, 1731-1813. William Franklin papers, 1756-1813. New Jersey Historical Society Library
referencedIn Literary Manuscripts collection, 1666-1990 Free Library of Philadelphia: Rare Book Department
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associatedWith Blair, Hugh; Bruce, John person
correspondedWith Boswell, James, 1740-1795 person
correspondedWith Cadell, T. (Thomas), 1742-1802 person
associatedWith Calder, John, 1733-1815. person
associatedWith Cooper, Grey, Sir, ca. 1726-1801. person
associatedWith Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839 person
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associatedWith Fitch, John person
associatedWith Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790. person
associatedWith Franklin, William, 1731-1813. person
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associatedWith Fridenberg, Robert, d. 1946, person
associatedWith Genth, F. A., (Frederick Augustus), 1820-1893 person
associatedWith Gray, Asa, 1810-1888 person
associatedWith Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872 person
associatedWith Hall, David, 1714-1772. person
associatedWith Harding, Warren G. person
associatedWith Harlan, Robert D. person
associatedWith Hume, David, 1711-1776. person
associatedWith Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784. person
associatedWith Liverpool, Charles Jenkinson, Earl of, 1727-1808. person
associatedWith Macfroid, Katharine S. person
associatedWith Moore, Thomas person
associatedWith Newcomb, Simon person
associatedWith Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727 person
associatedWith Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851 person
associatedWith Rittenhouse, David, 1732-1796 person
associatedWith Robertson, William, 1721-1793. person
associatedWith Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813 person
associatedWith Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864 person
associatedWith Seybert, Adam, 1773-1825 person
associatedWith Smollett, Tobias George, 1721-1771. person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
associatedWith Stevens, Henry person
associatedWith Stirling, Walter, 1718-1786. person
associatedWith Strahan family. family
associatedWith Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872 person
associatedWith Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824 person
associatedWith Waterton, Charles, 1782-1865 person
associatedWith Wayne, Anthony person
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Birth 1715-03-24

Death 1785-07-09

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