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William Blake (1757-1827), poet and painter, was born at Broad Street, London, on 28 November 1757. He served an apprenticeship under the engraver James Basire, 1771-1778, before attending the Royal Academy of Arts. Blake developed a reputation as a painter and engraver through his contributions to works such as Inventions to book of Job, and exhibited his work at the Royal Academy, 1780-1808. He died at Broad Street on 12 August 1827.

From the guide to the William Blake: Poems, 19th century-c. 1905, (Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives)

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referencedIn Boris Souvarine papers, 1915-1984 (inclusive), 1940-1984 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Donald and Katharine Foley Collection of Penguin Books, 1935-1965 Bancroft Library
referencedIn Vol. V (ff. 290). 2 Jan.-13 Dec. 1666.includes:ff. 1, 16, 36, 37 (copy), 38 Randolph Taylor, of the E India Co: Correspondence with Sir G. Oxenden: 1662-1666.ff. 2, 14. 25, 34 (copy), 47 (copy), 279 William Jearsey, of the E India Co., at Masulip... British Library
referencedIn Vol. VI (ff. 170). 8 Jan. 1667-19 Mar. 1669.includes:ff. 2, 2 b, 7, 15 Sir Gervase Lucas, Baronet; Governor-General of Bombay: Correspondence with Sir G. Oxenden: 1666-1667.f. 4 Caesar Chambrelan, E India Co.'s factor at Karwar: Correspondence wi... British Library
referencedIn Vol. III (ff. 198). 10 Jan.-31 Dec. 1664.includes:ff. 1, 7 Richard Cradocke, E India Co.'s factor in Persia: Letters to Sir G. Oxenden: 1662-1666.f. 3 John South, merchant, in India: Bill of sequestration to Sir G. Oxenden: 1664.: Signed.ff. 5, 3... British Library
referencedIn English-language manuscript verse in the Houghton Library: First-line index, ca. 1000-ca. 1820. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Eric Temple Bell papers, 1918-1991 University of California, Santa Cruz. . University Library Special Collections and Archives
referencedIn Vol. XIV (ff. i + 50). 20 Aug. 1663-23 July 1664.includes:f. 1 Gamaliel Nightingale, Consul at Aleppo: Letters to Sir G. Oxenden: 1668.: Copies.ff. 1, 15, 27 (copies) Robert Master, E India Co.'s factor at Karwar, Persia: Correspondence with his ... British Library
referencedIn Harvard Art Museum. Exhibition Records, 1905-2008 Harvard Art Museum Archives, Harvard University
referencedIn Vol. CCIV. (ff. 240). 6 Jan. 1791-31 Mar. 1792.Corn: Minutes of Committee of Trade rel. to: 1789-1793.Trade and Plantations; Board of Commissioners for: Minutes: 1784-1794.Trade and Commerce: Minutes of Committee of Trade: 1784-1794.Excise: Minutes o... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XV (ff. i + 61). 16 Feb. 1665-30 Apr. 1667.includes:ff. 1, 14, 10, 19 b, 33 b, 39 b, 48, 50 h (copies) Stephen Flower, E India Co.'s factor in P-: Correspondence with Sir G. Oxenden: 1663-1667.f. 1 (copy) Francis Nelthorpe, formerly E India ... British Library
referencedIn Vol. IV (ff. 234). 2 Jan. 1665-11 Apr. 1666.William Jearsey, of the E India Co., at Masulipatam: Correspondence with Sir G. Oxenden: 1663-1666.Humphrey Cooke, Secretary to Sir A Shipman at Bombay: Correspondence with Sir G. Oxenden: 1662-1666.Stephen... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XXXVII (ff. 338). Dec. 1790-July, 1791.includes:f. 1 Captain Velters Cornewall Berkeley, RN: Letters to the 1st Earl of Liverpool: 1787, 1790.ff. 3, 231, 259, 284 John Reeves, formerly Chief Justice of Newfoundland: Correspondence with the 1... British Library
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843. Houghton Library.
referencedIn J. B. Matthews Papers, 1862-1986 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript 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 William Blake: Poems, 19th century-c. 1905 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Vol. XIII (ff. i + 38). 7 Oct. 1662-1 Apr. 1663.includes:f. 1 Gerald Aungier, member of the E India Co.'s Council al Sural: Correspondence with Sir G. Oxenden: 1662, 1667.ff. 2, 13 Captain Richard Minors, RN: Letters to Sir G. Oxenden: 1662, 1663... British Library
referencedIn Additional papers, ca. 1870-1922. Houghton Library.
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associatedWith Matthews, J. B. (Joseph Brown), 1894-1966 person
associatedWith Peabody, Josephine Preston, 1874-1922 person
associatedWith Souvarine, Boris. person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
associatedWith Swinburne Algernon Charles 1837-1909 person
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