Extra-illustrated Life of Nollekens 1708-1875 1768-1836

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Extra-illustrated Life of Nollekens, 1708-1875, 1768-1836

Extra-illustrated Life of Nollekens 1708-1875 1768-1836

This collection comprises an extra-illustrated copy--with many engravings and original manuscript letters--of the second edition of John Thomas Smith's (London : Henry Colburn, 1829). Nollekens and his times, comprehending a life of that celebrated sculptor: and memoirs of several contemporary artists, from the time of Roubillac, Hogarth, and Reynolds, to that of Fuseli, Flaxman, and Blake

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Cowper, William, 1731-1800

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William Cowper, English poet. From the guide to the William Cowper manuscript material : 32 items, ca. 1784-1799, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) English poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Weston Underwood, to William [i.e. Walter] Churchey, 1786 Dec. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270531182 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Olney], to Lady Austen, 1782 Aug...

Henry VII's Chapel (Westminster Abbey)

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Whitbread, Samuel, 1764-1815

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English politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Southill, to Mr. Earnshaw in London, 1800 Mar. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588310 From the description of Autograph letter signed : "D. L.T." [Drury Lane Theatre], to an unidentified recipient, 1813 Aug. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270587417 Samuel Whitbread (1764-1815) was a British politician. He was the only son and third child of Samuel Whitbread (1720-1796), brewer and politic...

Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

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Dibdin was an English dramatist, actor and songwriter. His son Charles Isaac Mungo Pitt wrote plays and pantomimes and was for some time proprietor and manager of Sadler's Wells Theatre. A younger son, Thomas John Pitt, also took the name Dibdin about 1800. Thomas composed some 2,000 songs in the style of the elder Dibdin; his most successful dramatic work was the pantomime of Mother Goose. From the description of Papers, 1776-1831. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122521518 C...

Bagot, Richard, 1782-1854

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Monmouth, James Scott, Duke of, 1649-1685

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Cowley, Mrs. (Hannah), 1743-1809

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English dramatist and poet. From the description of The discreet sister : poem : [n.p.] : autograph manuscript signed, 1803. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870162 ...

Behnes, William, 1794-1864

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English sculptor. From the description of Autograph letter in the third person : London, to Mrs. Smith, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270875629 Epithet: of Add MS 38728 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000987.0x0001e4 ...

Rubens, Paul A.

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Epithet: dramatist and composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000543.0x000357 ...

Bannister, John, 1760-1836

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English actor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : 65 Gower St., to Clint, 1833 Apr. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270621905 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Bedford Square, to James Winston, of Haymarket theatre, 1826 Oct. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270622033 John Bannister (1760-1836) was a British comedian and actor. From the description of Letter by John Bannister to "My Dear Harley" [i.e., John Pritt Harle...

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English engraver. From the description of Document signed : Dublin, 1785 Sept. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664776 From the description of Autograph document signed : [n.p., London], 1787 Apr. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662029 From the description of Engravings of Elizabeth White Hartley in The distrest mother, [1782]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 741176759 ...

Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727

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English natural philosopher and mathematician. From the description of Receipt signed : London?, 1718 May 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612606 From the description of Autograph notes : [n.p.], ca. 1706?. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611631 From the description of Document signed : London?, 1704 Oct. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612422 Sir Isaac Newton was a mathematician. From the description of Notes on ancient history and ...

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Jodrell, Richard Paul, 1745-1831

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Epithet: dramatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x0001e1 Epithet: of Add MS 35646 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000268.0x0003e8 Epithet: of Add MS 27899 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000268.0x0003e7 ...

Peach, Louisa Maria, active 19th century

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Manners, Robert, 1758-1782

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Bristol, Frederick Hervey, Earl of, 1730-1803

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Title: 4th Earl of Bristol British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000411.0x000043 ...

Opie, John, 1761-1807

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English painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Mr. Wilkie, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270610569 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Rev. Mr. Polwhele, 1788. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270610503 ...

Ricci, Marco, 1676-1729?

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Planta, Joseph, 1744_1827

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Walker, John, 1732-1807

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Pisanello, 1395-approximately 1455

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Rysbrack, Michael, 1694-1770

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English sculptor. From the description of Manuscript contract between Michael Rysbrack and Sir Charles Kemeys-Tynte, bart. : [London?], 1741 Mar. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874842 Epithet: sculptor; of Add MS 42015 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000347.0x0000cb ...

Gregory, William, 1766-1840

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William Gregory (1762-1840), served as Civil-Undersecretary of Ireland from 1812-1830. He married Lady Anne Trench and they had two sons, Robert (1790-1847) and William (1792-1817) and one daughter, Anne (1793-1868). From the description of William Gregory papers, 1794-1838. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863294 ...

Bedford, Charles

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Deare, Joseph, 1803-1835

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Chantrey, Francis, Sir, 1781-1841

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English sculptor. From the description of Autograph letter in third person not signed : Belgrave Place [London], to an unidentified lady, n.d. [before 1835]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270621807 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Belgrave Place [London], to John William Vaughan, 1821 July 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270622047 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Edwin Landseer, 1836 Feb. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat reco...

Paoli, Pasquale, 1725-1807

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Spurgeon, J. G.

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Fry, W. J.

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Pelham, Charles

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Epithet: Sheriff of county Lincolnshire 1705 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001389.0x0002df ...

Day, Alexander, 1745-1841

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Lettsom, John Coakley, 1744-1815

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English Quaker physician and philanthropist. From the description of Papers, 1788, 1789, 1794, [1801], 1813. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 31774500 ...

Clobery, John, Sir

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Kemble, John Phillip, 1757-1823,

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Canova, Antonio, 1757-1822

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Italian sculptor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Rome, to an unidentified "Excellence," possibly Talleyrand, 1814 June 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133670 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Rome, to John Trumbull, 1822 June 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134700 From the description of Correspondence, ca. 1790-1834. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 78155641 Italian sculptor whose work is general...

Waterloo Bridge (London, England).

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Roubiliac, Louis François, 1702-1762

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Johnson, Samuel, Dr.

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Delvaux, Laurent, 1696?-1778

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Bridge, John, 1755-1834

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Vernon, Edward, 1684-1757

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Epithet: cabinet-maker, of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000628.0x000088 Epithet: of the Egyptian Society British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000815.0x000399 Epithet: DD, Rector of St George's, Bloomsbury British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000628.0x...

Coram, Thomas, 1668?-1751

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Captain Thomas Coram, English mariner and philanthropist. He was the founder of the Foundling Hospital of London. From the description of Thomas Coram manuscript material : 2 items, d1748-1750 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 124206279 From the guide to the Thomas Coram manuscript material : 2 items, d1748-1750, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Epithet: Captain; Founder of the Foundling Hospital ...

Hayley, William, 1745-1820

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English poet and biographer of Cowper. From the description of Transcript of William Cowper's poem To Giovanni Battista Manso, Marquis of Villa, undated [ca. 1803?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 750522032 From the description of From manuscripts in Cowper's hand : transcripts of poems, undated [ca. 1798-1820]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 750468911 William Hayley was an English writer, best known as the friend and biographer of William Cowper. Hayley won the fame...

Worthington, William Henry, approximately 1795-approximately 1839

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Yarborough, Charles Anderson-Pelham, 1749-1823

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Hinchliffe, John, 1731-1794

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Bishop of Peterborough, vice-chancellor. Hinchliffe was Bishop of Peterborough from 1769 to 1794, during which time he offended the House of Lords with his liberal views, and was forced to relinquish his mastership of Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1788. From the description of Letter, 1783. (Florida State University). WorldCat record id: 50656178 ...

Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792

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Epithet: of Add MS 38728 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001129.0x000076 Sir Joshua Reynolds was the leading portrait painter of late 18th-century England. He was a friend of Samuel Johnson and a founding member of the Literary Club, and was knighted in 1769. He also delivered a series of influential discourses on painting to the Royal Academy from 1769 to 1790. From the description of Papers, 1767-...

Musgrave, William, 1655?-1721

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Epithet: of Add MS 32648 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001197.0x00028d Epithet: senior, MD, FRS, of Exeter British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000985.0x000388 Title: 5th Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000386.0x000113 Epithet: junior, M...

Cosway, Richard, 1740-1821

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Keate, George, 1729-1797

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Wilton, Joseph, 1722–1803

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Rowe, Nicholas, 1674-1718

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Moster, Mary, 1744-1819

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Gower, C., Dr.

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Symmons, Charles, 1749-1826

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Nollekens, Joseph, 1737-1823

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English sculptor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to "your Royal Highness", 1810 Dec. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270610478 From the description of Autograph letter in third person : Mortimer St. [London], to Mr. Minasi, 1809 Feb. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609692 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to General Poulett, 1804 Aug. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270610477 From the descriptio...

Welch, Saunders, 1710 or 11-1784.

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Falmouth, George Evelyn Boscawen, Viscount, 1758-1808

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Heemskerk, Martin van, 1498-1574

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Peck, Jasper

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Londonderry, Robert Stewart, Marquess of, 1739-1821

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Windsor Castle

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Pistrucci, Benedetto, 1783-1855

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Benedetto Pistrucci was an Italian-born sculptor, medalist, and gem-engraver. He moved to England and began working at the Royal Mint, where he became Chief Medalist. Among his many designs were coronation medals for George IV and Victoria, and the Waterloo medal, commissioned in 1819 but never released. He also created private medals, gems, cameos, and several portrait busts. Two of his daughters became cameo engravers. From the description of Benedetto Pistrucci letter to Monsieur,...

Pitt, William, Earl of Chatham, 1708-1778

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English statesman. From the description of Letter signed : [London], to an unidentified correspondent, 1760 Apr. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270891755 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Charles Townshend, 1761 Sept. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270623045 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to [Lord Sackville], 1758 Nov. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270623042 From the description of Autog...

Shee, Martin Archer, 1769-1850

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Portrait painter. From the description of Letter : London, to unknown correspondent, 1830 Feb. 26. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28274934 Irish painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cavendish Square [London], to Henry Fuseli, 1824 July 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662407 From the description of Autograph letter in third person : Cavendish Square [London], to Sir William Addington, 1800 Mar. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat ...

Knight, Richard Payne, 1751-1824

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Epithet: of Add MS 36501 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000753.0x000045 Epithet: of Add MS 35649 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000753.0x000044 Epithet: MP British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000753.0x000040 Epithet: numismatist Bri...

Bacon, John, 1740-1799

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English sculptor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to the Reverend Mr. Alderson at Hornby Castle, Yorkshire, 1797 Nov. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133469 From the description of Earthly honours, earthly treasures : autograph poem, undated [1796 or later]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 766100574 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Samuel Thorpe, 1797 Mar. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133428 ...

Symmons, Caroline, 1789-1803

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Davison, Alexander, 1750-1829

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Epithet: father of A Davison contractor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000499.0x00000b ...

Sutherland, George Granville Leveson-Gower, Duke of, 1758-1833

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Sutherland was the second Marquis of Stafford from 1803 until he was created Duke of Sutherland in 1833. From the description of Autograph letter signed from Lord Stafford, Cleveland House, London, to Edmund Kean [manuscript], 1819 March 7. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 281558263 English statesman and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Sir William Hamilton, 1790 Jun. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2705752...

Darly, Matthias

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Newton, Thomas, 1704-1782

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Welch, Anne

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Flaxman, John, 1755-1826

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English sculptor. From the description of [Flaxman sketchbook], [177-] [microform]. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 84394231 English sculptor and draftsman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Buckingham Street [London], to William Hayley, 1808 Oct. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270517125 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Buckingham Street [London], to Prince Hoare, [1803] Dec. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat re...

Eon de Beaumont, Charles Geneviève Louis Auguste André Timothée d', 1728-1810.

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The Chevalier d'Eon was a French diplomat and spy, who lived first as a man and later as a woman. From the description of Additional papers, 1762-1802. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612844422 From the guide to the Additional papers, 1762-1802., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Eon de Beaumont was a French diplomat, writer, spy, and cross-dresser. From the description of Papers, 1769-1797. (Harvard University). W...

Coade and Sealy (Firm).

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Henning, John, 1771-1851

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English sculptor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New Road [London], to an unidentified correspondent, 1850 May 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270470894 ...

Manners, Catherine Rebecca, Lady, 1766 or 7-1852

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Burgess, Richard R.

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Bessborough, William Ponsonby, Earl of, 1704-1793

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English postal official. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cavendish Square, to an unidentified peer, 1766 May 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270622126 ...

DeVille, James

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Liverpool, Robert Banks Jenkinson, Earl of, 1770-1828

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English statesman. From the description of Letters signed (2) and letter (1) : "Fife House," [London], to various correspondents, 1810 Aug. 11-1822 Oct. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270861307 Robert Banks Jenkinson, second Earl of Liverpool, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 8 June 1812 to 9 April 1827. From the description of Robert Banks Jenkinson, Earl of Liverpool manuscript material : 8 items, 1821 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: ...

Brownlow, John Cust, Earl Brownlow, 1779-1853

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Vanbrugh, John, 1664-1726

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English dramatist and architect. From the description of Autograph memorandum unsigned : [London, ca. 1708 Apr. 14]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574031 From the description of Autograph manuscript of a petition signed : London, to the Lord Marshall, 1717 June 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872391 English architect, scene designer and playwright. From the description of Explanation of the design, ca. 1700. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84546...

Barker, Edmund Henry, 1788-1839

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English classical scholar. From the description of Edmund Henry Barker letters, 1827-1831. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 463434680 Epithet: of Add MS 39177 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000742.0x0002ec Epithet: author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000742.0x0002e7 Ep...

Tresham, Henry, 1749?-1814,

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In 1804, Thomas Hope authored Observations on the plans and elevations designed by James Wyatt, architect, for Downing College, Cambridge, in which Hope was highly critical of the Roman Doric designs submitted by Wyatt (then president of the Royal Academy). In the same pamphlet, Hope declared his preference for the neo-Greek designs (with less unnecessary ornament) submitted by William Wilkins. Wilkins' designs were ultimately the winning submission. In defense of their president, Royal Academic...

Sharp, William, 1749-1824

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English engraver. From the description of Autograph letter in third person : Charles St. [London], to Alderman Boydell, [no year] Aug. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662102 From the description of Document signed : Vauxhall, [London], 1783 Apr. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664797 ...

Aretino, Pietro, 1492-1556

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Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400

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William Morris' Kelmscott Press published The works of Geoffrey Chaucer: now newly imprinted [edited by F. S. Ellis; ornamented with pictures designed by Sir Edward Burne-Jones, and engraved on wood by W. H. Hooper] in 1896. From the guide to the Proofs and drawings for, The works of Geoffrey Chaucer: now newly imprinted, 1892-1896., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) William Morris' Kelmscott Press published The works of Geoffrey Chaucer: now ne...

Mangin, Edward, 1772-1852

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Epithet: Reverend; of Bath British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001128.0x000081 Edward Mangin, Irish writer and translator. From the description of Edward Mangin manuscript material : 1 item, 1833 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 727140794 From the guide to the Edward Mangin manuscript material : 1 item, 1833, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley ...

Flaxman, Maria, 1768-1833

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Cook, James, 1728-1779

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James Cook (b. November 7, 1728, Marton, Great Britan-d. February 14, 1779, Hawaii) was a British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the Royal Navy. He became an apprentice to some shipowners in Whitby. In 1759 he became master of his own ship, the Northumberland. The following winter, while laid up in Halifax, he studied mathematics and attained a sound knowledge of astronomical navigation. Cook went on to become an eminent circumnavigator. He made many geographical discoveries, ...

Hutton, Charles, 1737-1823

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Charles Hutton (1737-1823) was the son of a colliery labourer. He opened a mathematical school at Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1760, and became Professor of Mathematics at the Woolwich Academy from 1773 to 1807. During this period, he also acted as editor of the Ladies Diary , 1773-1818. Hutton was a Fellow of the Royal Society, 1774, became the Copley medallist in 1778, and acted as its foreign secretary in 1779. Amongst other work, Hutton calculated the mean density of the earth in 1778. Publication...

Hogarth, William, 1697-1764

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William Hogarth was a British painter and engraver. From the description of Scrapbook, [ca. 1750-ca. 1820]. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 122370890 Epithet: RC Bishop of Hexham British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000626.0x00038e British painter and engraver. From the description of Draft manuscript, ca. 1753. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83983462 Epithet: fish...

Harlow, George Henry, 1787-1819

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Hoole, John, 1727-1803

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John Hoole (1727-1803) translated works by Tasso, Metastasio and Ariosto into English verse. A friend of Samuel Johnson, Hoole kept a diary of Johnson's last days, and published it in 1799. From the description of Doctor Johnson : letters, anecdotes, etc., 1777-1785, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702200598 From the description of Journal-narrative relative to Dr. Johnson's last illness : three weeks before his death, [circa 1799] / kept by John Hoole. (Unknown). Wo...

Stow, John, 1525?-1605

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Epithet: of Croom' s Hill, Greenwich British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000444.0x0000ed Epithet: of Stowe MS 1047 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001305.0x000198 ...

Long, Charles, 1760-1838

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Moyes, James

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Epithet: printer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000841.0x00031f ...

Baring, Thomas, 1799-1873

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English financier and M.P. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London] to "the Manager of the London Hospital, ", 1838 Jan. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270858541 ...

Ollier, Charles, 1788-1859

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Charles Ollier, English publisher, writer, and editor. From the guide to the Charles Ollier manuscript material : 3 items, 1845-1855, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) English publisher of Shelley and Keats. From the description of Autograph document signed : London, 1834 Feb. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872065 Publisher, writer, and editor Charles Ollier was bor...

Richards, John Inigo, 1731-1810

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English painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Serres, 1792 Jan. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270852069 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified recipient, 1796 May 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270852063 From the description of Document signed : London, to an unidentified recipient, 1805 Aug. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270857574 From the description of Document filled in an...

Disraeli, Isaac, 1766-1848

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English man of letters. From the description of Autograph letter in third person : "Bloomsbury Square," to Mr. Dyer, 1819 Jan. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270513421 Isaac Disraeli, English writer. His volumes of biographical anecdotes, Curiosities of Literature (1791-1823), were highly popular throughout the 19th century. He is the father of Benjamin Disraeli, British prime minister and novelist. From the description of Isaac Disraeli manuscript material : ...

Gregory, Richard

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Epithet: Rector of Willersey British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000982.0x000333 ...

Marchant, Nathaniel, 1739-1816

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Vestris, Auguste, 1760-1842

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Fuseli, Henry, 1741-1825

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British painter and author. From the description of Autograph receipt signed, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270753440 Fuseli was a Swiss-born artist active mainly in England. From the description of Proofs for illustrations in Plays of William Shakespeare, 1805. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612591316 Swiss-born British painter, author and educator. From the description of Draft manuscript, ca. 1798, and letter, 1818. (G...

Dayes, Edward, 1763-1804

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Seward, William, 1747-1799

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English man of letters. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Worcester, to [Mr. Cadell], 1791 Sept. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664109 From the description of Autograph letter in third person : [n.p.], to Miss Burney, [1785]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662094 ...

Pitt, William, 1759-1806

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British statesman and prime minister. From the description of Papers, 1762-1884 and n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122417293 From the description of Papers, 1762-1884. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20019673 Chancellor of the Exchequer. From the description of Document signed : [London], 1784 Apr. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270890755 From the description of Document signed : [London], 1787 Nov. 23. (U...

Gosset, Isaac, 1745-1812

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Birch, Samuel, 1757-1841

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Winchester cathedral

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Christie, Mr. (James), 1730-1803

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Griffier, Jan, -1718

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Hammersley

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Arundel, Thomas Howard, Earl of, 1585-1646

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Privy councillor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lintz, to Karl Ludwig, Elector of the Palatinate, 1636 June 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270888209 ...

Graves, Richard, 1715-1804

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Epithet: Reverend British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000839.0x0003ab Epithet: DD, Senior Fellow of Trin. Coll., Dublin British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000839.0x0003a8 English author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Bath, to Robert Barton in Shrewsbury, 1772 May 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2695...

Lavater, Johann Caspar, 1741-1801

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German author and physiognomist. From the description of Vermischte physiognomische Regeln : Manuscript fuer Freunde, 1789. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122497464 From the guide to the Vermischte physiognomische Regeln : Manuscript fuer Freunde, 1789, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Swiss physiognomist. From the description of Letter, 1781, Mar. 16 : Zürich. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35130848 Swiss scholar. From th...

Bethlem Royal Hospital (London, England)

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Nollekens, Mary, 1742 or 3–1817

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Humphry, Ozias, 1742-1810

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English portrait painter. From the description of Autograph letter in third person, unsigned : [n.p.], to Dr. Taylor, [no year] Jan. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269520038 From the description of Autograph letter in third person, not signed : [n.p.], to Sir John Macpherson, [n.d., after 1788?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269520024 From the description of Document not autograph : [London?], 1808 Jul. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269550512 Fro...

Ireland, Samuel, -1800

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Samuel Ireland (d. 1800) was an engraver and publisher in London, England. He was also a collector of books and prints. In his later years, Ireland's reputation was ruined by his involvement in the forgery of Shakespeare manuscripts produced by his son, William Henry Ireland (1771-1835) James Edward Oglethorpe, 1696-1785, was an English general, philanthropist, and founder of the colony of Georgia in America. From the description of Etching of General James O...

Fielding, Henry, 1707-1754

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Fielding was an English author. From the description of Of outlawry in criminal causes, 1737-1929. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 84429621 From the guide to the Henry Fielding papers for, Of outlawry in criminal causes, 1737-1929., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000411.0x000239 English pla...

Guildhall (London, England)

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Humphry, George, d. 1759

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Grosvenor, Richard Grosvenor, Earl, 1731-1802

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Mayor and M.P. for Chester. From the description of Autograph signature and 3 lines of writing, 1764 Mar. 19th. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270508206 ...

Henrietta Maria, Queen, consort of Charles I, King of England, 1609-1669

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Daughter of Henry IV of France and sister of Louis XIII. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to "La Reine, Madame ma mere"[Marie de Medici, second wife of Henry IV], [ca. 1630]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864072 Henrietta Maria, was the daughter of Henri IV of France. She married Charles I in 1625. He named the state of Maryland in her honor. From the description of [Letter to] monsieur le duc d'Orléans / Henriette Marie. [between 16...

Didbin, Thomas Frognall, 1776-1847

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Pether, Abraham, 1756-1812

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London Institution

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Canning, George, 1770-1827

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English statesman. From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) and letters signed (2) : [London] to Robert Southey and various correspondents, 1811 June 17-1827 May 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270858738 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Christ Church [Oxford], to Mr. Legge, 1793 Mar. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133346 British statesman and politician; Prime Minister, 10 April 1827 - 8 August 1827. From the descri...

St. Paul's Cathedral (London, England)

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Smith, N. (Nathaniel), 1738?-1809

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Spencer House (London, England) .

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Hamilton, Gavin, 1723-1798?]

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Otway, Thomas, 1652-1685

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Epithet: Bishop of Killala and Achonry British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000442.0x00037c Epithet: dramatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000442.0x00037e ...

Westminster Abbey

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Mansfield, William Murray, Earl of, 1705-1793

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Lord Mansfield, a British judge and parliamentary debator, served as Solicitor General (1742), Attorney General (1754), Privy Councilor (1756), and Lord Chief Justice (1756-1788). From the description of Miscellaneous papers, 1765-1769. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339899 English judge. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lincoln's Inn, to the Marchioness of Annandale, 1744 June 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606367 ...

Rogers, Samuel, 1763-1855

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British poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Catherine Dickens, 1846 Oct. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 469692967 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Catherine Dickens, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 469622382 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Catherine Dickens, 1843 Dec. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270657034 Samuel Rogers was born near London to a wealt...

Coote, Eyre, Sir, 1726-1783

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British general. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) in third person : Ghiretti, to Sir Philip Francis, 1780 May 14 and Aug. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270532717 General and Commander-in-Chief in the Madras Presidency, 1759-1762 and 1769-1770. Commander-in-Chief in India 1777-1783. From the description of Papers, 1755-[1783?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122373935 1744-1746 ensign in the 27th foot; 1748-1749 corne...

Abbot, Charles, Baron Colchester, 1757-1829

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Epithet: Speaker of the House of Commons Title: 1st Baron Colchester British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000543.0x00035a ...

Lawrence, Thomas, Sir, 1769-1830

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English portrait painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to J.W. Croker, 1815 Feb. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 663622098 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to [J.W. Croker], Monday noon [1829 Feb. 23]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 664707618 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to [J.W. Croker], [1829] Feb. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 664707570 From the description of Auto...

Bolingbroke, Henry St. John, Viscount, 1678-1751

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Henry St. John Bolingbroke was born in Battersea in 1678. He was educated at Eton and Oxford. He married the daughter of Sir Henry Winchcomb. After entering parliament in 1701, he devoted himself to politics, joined the Tory party, and soon made himself prominent as an orator. In 1710, he was made Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs. In 1712, he was called to the House of Lords by the title of Viscount Bolingbroke. In 1724 he returned to England, but after being blocked from a political futur...

De Tabley, John Fleming Leicester, Baron, 1762-1827.

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Damer, Anne Seymour, 1748 or 1749-1828

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Anne Seymour Damer, English sculptor and author. In her youth, Horace Walpole was often her guardian while her parents were abroad. Through Walpole Damer met the poet Mary Berry, with whom she would share a long friendship. Other friends included Joanna Baillie and Sarah Siddons. According to her wishes, her private papers were destroyed upon her death. From the guide to the Anne Seymour Damer manuscript material : 1 item, pre-1824, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer C...

Twopeny, William, 1797-1873

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Douce, Francis, 1757-1834

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English author and antiquary. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Isaac d'Israeli, 1822 May 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270522642 Francis Douce (1757-1834) was an antiquary and collector. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography . From the guide to the Oriental manuscripts of Francis Douce, c. 1st century B.C.-18th century, (University of Oxford, Department of Oriental Collections, Bodleian Library) ...

Beauclerk, Harriot, 1777? -1837

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Boscawen, Frances Evelyn, 1719-1805

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Frances Evelyn Boscawen, a letter writer and literary hostess, was born at St. Clere, near Wrotham in Kent, on 23 July 1719, and died at her home, 14 South Audley Street, London, on 26 February 1805. From the description of F. Boscawen letter to Revd. Mr. Nicholl, [1771] July 9. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 702683701 ...

Richmond and Lennox, Charles Lennox, Duke of, 1735-1806

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English statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Goodwood, to Lord Auckland, 1789 Oct. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270654957 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Goodwood, to George Romney, 1800 May 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270654941 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified recipient, 1763 May 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270654938 From the description of Letter signe...

Scheemakers, Peter Gaspar, 1691? -1781

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Wilson, Thomas, 1773-1858

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Van Dyck, Anthony, 1599-1641

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Forrester, James (Irish artist, 1729-1775)

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Wilson, Robert, Sir, 1777-1849

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English general and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Dr. Walker, 1818 Apr. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270587836 Epithet: General; of Add MS 37296 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000354.0x000027 Epithet: General; Governor of Gibraltar; of Add MS 40033 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055...

Holbein, Hans, 1497?-1543

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Ponsonby, Frederick, 3rd Earl of Bessborough, 1758-1844

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Astle, Thomas, 1735-1803

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Epithet: archivist and collector of books and manuscripts British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001187.0x0001ee Antiquary and paleographer who wrote "The Origin and Progress of Writing" in 1784; was elected a fellow of the Royal Society in 1766; was made chief clerk of the Record Office in the Tower in 1775; and was made keeper of the records in 1783. From the description of Astle correspondence, 1757-180...

Thornton, E. N.

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Gandy, Joseph Michael, 1771-1843

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British architect and draftsman. From the description of Architectural and decorative arts drawings, ca. 1812-1818 (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 83679878 English architect and draughtsman, author of numerous archaeologically-inspired interpretations of antique themes. From the description of The Persian Porch and the place of consultation of the Lacedemonians. ca. 1816. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 82913731 English ar...

Bathurst, Henry Bathurst, earl, 1714-1794

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Balme, Edward, 1753 or 1754-1822

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Banks, Thomas, 1735-1805

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Norbury Park (England).

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Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

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Alexander, William, 1767-1816

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William Alexander studied under Julius Caesar Ibbetson. He served as the "draughtsman" for the Macartney Expedition to China, 1792-1794, sailing in the Hindostan, and making a vast number of sketches. Upon his return to England, he worked up many of these into finished color-wash drawings. A number of these were engraved and reproduced in Sir George Staunton's account of the embassy. From the guide to the William Alexander engravings., (Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Co...

British Museum.

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Microfilms of British Museum class catalogues of manuscripts. The British Library, established in 1973, is now responsible for manuscript collections previously held by the library of the British Museum. From the guide to the Microfilms of British Museum class catalogues of manuscripts, 20th century, (University of Oxford, Bodleian Library) ...

Boydell, John, 1719-1804

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Samuel Sewall was a Massachusetts judge best known for his involvement with the Salem witch trials. From the description of [Document] 1719 Sep. 28, Boston / John Boydell. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 433551056 ...

Pidgeon, Bat

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Perchard, Peter

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Cleveland House (London, England).

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Roberts, Barré Charles, 1789-1810

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Gilliland, Thomas, fl. 1804-1816

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Castlereagh, Robert Stewart, Viscount, 1769-1822

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Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh and second marquess of Londonderry, Irish-born politician. From the guide to the Robert Stewart, Lord Castlereagh manuscript material : 1 item, 1820, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Member of Irish Parliament, keeper of the Irish privy seal, and chief secretary for Ireland. Also created Marquis of Londonderry. From the description of Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh,...

Berresford, James, Reverend

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Camden, John Jeffreys Pratt, Marquis of, 1759-1840

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Lord-lieutenant of Ireland. From the description of Autograph letter signed, 1832 May 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270132798 Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland. From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : Bayham Abbey and [London] to the Duke of Cumberland, Mr. Larkin and Mr. Hawkes, 1817 Sept. 12, 1826 Mar. 8 and [no year] Aug. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270858725 ...

Dyer, C. E.

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Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797

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Private secretary to the British prime minister Rockingham who opposed British policies in America. From the description of ALS, 1775 January 12 : Westminister, to the Marquis of Rockingham. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 14283720 English statesman and orator. From the description of Autograph letter in the third person : [n.p.], to Sir Peter Burrell, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270858706 From the description of Autogr...

Monnoyer, Jean Baptiste, approximately 1636-1699

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Vincent, J.

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Howard, Henry, 1769-1847

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English painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Newman St. [London], to Sir William Beechey, 1813 Feb. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269532530 From the description of Printed card of admission signed : [London?], 1814 Feb. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269553863 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Sir Thomas, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270880420 From the description of Autograph letters signe...

Hill, Aaron, 1685-1750

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English poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Plaistow, to Samuel Richardson, 1743/44 Jan. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269606039 Aaron Hill, English writer and entrepreneur. From the description of Aaron Hill manuscript material : 1 item, 1744 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 426938529 ...

Rockingham, Charles Watson-Wentworth, Marquis of, 1730-1782

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English Prime-minster. From the description of Autograph letter in third person : Grosvenor Sq., to Mr. Pulteney, 1768 Dec. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270656097 English prime minister. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified recipient, 1776 July 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270852880 English statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Earl Temple, 1779 Dec. 19. (Unknown). ...

Morland, Henry Robert, ca. 1716–1797

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Russell, W.

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Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain)

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Organization founded in 1768. In 1870 it took over the annual Old Masters exhibitions from the British Institution. From the description of Papers, 1827-1907. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 79626129 ...

Carlisle, Frederick Howard, earl of, 1748-1825

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British public official. From the description of Papers of Frederick Howard, Earl of Carlisle, 1778-1783. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81260354 From the description of Orders of Frederick Howard, Earl of Carlisle, 1778. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452791 ...

Perceval, Spencer, 1762-1812

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Epithet: of Hargrave MS 130 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000149.0x000391 English Prime Minister. From the description of Autograph letter signed and secretarial letter : [London] and [n.p.], to Lieut. Crew and an unidentified recipient, 1809 Sept. 23 and 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270860150 Epithet: Prime Minister British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : P...

Lorrain, Claude, 1600-1682

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Zoffany, Johann, 1733-1810

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Williams, R.

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Epithet: of Lincoln British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000300.0x000002 Epithet: Mrs British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000351.0x000305 ...

Christ’s Hospital (London, England).

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Charlotte, Queen, consort of George III, King of Great Britain, 1744-1818

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Queen Charlotte was the youngest daughter of Charles Lewis, brother of Frederic, third Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. Charlotte, like her husband, was a considerable bibliophile and reader. She amassed her own collection of approximately 4,500 volumes, which were kept at Frogmore and Windsor. However, very little is known, save for this catalog, about the actual books she owned. Evenings at Windsor saw much social and recreational reading, and Queen Charlotte employed three readers: ...

Westmacott, Richard, 1799-1872

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English sculptor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to D. Colnaghi, [no year] Mar. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270587752 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified correspondent, [no year] Oct. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270587758 ...

Capon, William, 1757-1827

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Epithet: draughtsman British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000843.0x000272 ...

Coxe, William, 1747-1828

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William Coxe, English historian and clergyman. From the description of William Coxe manuscript material : 2 items, 1793-1821 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 132680523 From the guide to the William Coxe manuscript material : 2 items, 1793-1821, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) ...

Mansfield, William Murray, Earl of, 1705-1793

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Lord Mansfield, a British judge and parliamentary debator, served as Solicitor General (1742), Attorney General (1754), Privy Councilor (1756), and Lord Chief Justice (1756-1788). From the description of Miscellaneous papers, 1765-1769. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339899 English judge. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lincoln's Inn, to the Marchioness of Annandale, 1744 June 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606367 ...

Westmacott, Richard, Sir

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Sculptor Sir Richard Westmacott was born in London, and studied sculpture with his father, Richard; he later studied in Rome with Canova. After returning to London he built a large practice and became very popular, generally working in a neo-classical style. He was professor of sculpture at the Royal Academy for many years, and also wrote on the subject. From the description of Richard Westmacott letter to Davies Gilbert, 1832 May 17. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldC...

Britton, Thomas, 1654?-1714

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Wilson, Richard, 1713-1782

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Granard, George Forbes, Earl of, 1685-1765

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Leeds, Thomas Osborne, Duke of, 1631-1712

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Thomas Osborne, Earl of Danby (1631/32-1712), son of a Yorkshire baronet, entered Parliament as member for York in 1661, served Charles II in a series of adminstrative positions, and was made Lord High Treasurer and Earl of Danby in 1674. In 1678, he pressed for the investigation of the Popish Plot, but the Commons impeached him in December of that year for his involvement in the French "subsidies" to Charles II. Released from the Tower in 1684, Danby supported William III and was rewarded with ...

Colman, George

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Epithet: Manager of Covent Garden Theatre British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000411.0x0000db Epithet: the younger, dramatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x000193 Epithet: senior British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000367.0x000045 Epithet:...

Grignion, Thomas

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Desenfans, Noël Joseph 1745-1807

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Art collector, dealer, and author in England. From the description of Portion of autograph letter signed, 2 lines, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270538547 ...

Nollekens, John, Captain

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Roscoe, William, 1753-1831

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William Roscoe was born in 1753 in Liverpool. Although he trained to become an attorney and worked in that capacity for 20 years, his true passion was literature and the arts, particularly the study of Italy. In 1781, Roscoe married Jane Griffies, to whom he was happily married for over 40 years. Their family of seven sons and three daughters was a close and loving one, something that is well-reflected in the correspondence collected here. Beginning when in his teens, Roscoe had published and ci...

Upcott, William, 1779-1845

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Epithet: of Collumpton British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000506.0x000155 Upcott was a British antiquarian and collector. From the description of Johnsoniana, or supplement to Boswell : scrapbook, ca.1750-1836. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77584551 From the guide to the William Upcott scrapbook of Johnsoniana, or supplement to Boswell, ca.1750-1836., (Houghton Library, Harvard Col...

Jackson, John, 1778-1831

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The British artist John Jackson was a prolific and successful portrait painter. He was elected full member of the Royal Academy in 1817. From the description of Letters, 1822-1831. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 78518782 English portrait painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to W. W. Carpenter, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270880649 From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : Beverley and...

Elwes, John, 1714-1789

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Wilberforce, William, 1759-1833

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British politician, philanthropist and leader of the movement to abolish slavery. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to [Samuel] Bayard, Esq., [1795]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 603596632 William Wilberforce, British politician and philanthropist, was born in Hull, Yorkshire. In 1780 he entered The House of Commons and acquired a reputation for radicalism. Wilberforce is most known for his opposition to slavery and the slave trade. In 1787 he for...

Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720-1778

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The son of Angelo and Laura Piranesi, Giambattista Piranesi first came to Rome in 1740 as a young architect from Venice. He studied Roman history with an older brother, studied engraving in the studio of Giuseppe Vasi, as well as the art of perspective. In 1743, he traveled to Naples and studied painting, returning to Venice for a year when he became ill. He returned to Rome eventually moving to the Strada Felice at the Palazzo Tomati. He never left Rome after 1745 except briefly to Etruscan sit...

Goblet, Henry

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Beechey, William, Sir, 1753-1839

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English painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : n.p. [London?], to Thomas Phillips, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270623321 From the description of Autograph letter signed : n.p. [London?], to C.B. Smith, n.d. [after 1793]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270623317 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to an unidentified correspondent, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270623314 British painter. F...

Charlotte Augusta, Princess of Great Britain, 1796-1817

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Princess Charlotte was the only child of King George IV of Great Britain and Caroline of Brunswick. She was doted on by her grandfather King George III. After attempts to betroth her to other European princes, she married Leopold of Saxe-Coburg, afterwards King of the Belgians. The marriage of one and a half-years ended when Charlotte died giving birth to a stillborn child. From the description of [Letter] 1815 Mar. 23, Windsor [to] Lady Harcourt / Charlotte. (Smith College). WorldCa...

Buonaintz

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Morton, Andrew, 1802-1845

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Knowles, John, 1781-1841

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Cadell & Davies.

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The British publishing and bookselling firm of Cadell & Davies was established in 1793 as a joint partnership between Thomas Cadell (1773-1836) and William Davies (d. 1820). The pair inherited the business from Cadell's father, Thomas Cadell the elder (1742-1802), and carried on his legacy as a leader of the London book trade. After Davies's death in 1820, Cadell began publishing under his own name. The firm was dissolved in 1836 when Cadell died, although sale of the remaining copyrights an...

Hawkins, Laetitia Matilda, 1760-1835

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Novelist. Laetitia Matilda Hawkins, born 1760, was the daughter of Johnsonian biographer and music historian Sir John Hawkins, was a novelist and memoirist. She died in 1835. From the description of Letter, 1806. (Florida State University). WorldCat record id: 50683361 ...

Kerrich, Richard Edward, active 1827-1830

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Rosebery, Archibald John Primrose, Earl of, 1783-1854

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Garrick, David, 1717-1779

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David Garrick was raised in Lichfield, England, and became a leading actor, playwright and theatrical producer in London. From 1747 to 1776, he was a partner in the Drury Lane Theatre. From the description of Papers, 1749-1778. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 85213417 David Garrick, English actor and playwright. Garrick frequently invested in land, and in 1756 he bought a large estate in Hendon, northwest of London. There is no evidence that Garrick ever lived at H...

Payne and Foss

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Smith, John Thomas, 1766-1833

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English antiquary. From the description of Autograph notes signed : [London?], 1831 Jan. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664498 English engraver. From the description of The Cries of London (extra-illustrated copy, with related papers), 1833-1839. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81151070 Epithet: Colonel British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001512.0x000150 ...

St. Mary-le-Bow (Church : London, England)

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Rubens, Peter Paul, 1577-1640

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Epithet: artist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000244.0x0001e7 Flemish painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Antwerp, to Pierre Dupuy, 1626 Nov. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270619218 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Antwerp, to Pierre Dupuy, 1626 Oct. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270619214 ...

Phillips, Molesworth, 1755-1832

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Epithet: lieutenant-colonel British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000974.0x00019a Phillips was an associate of Captain James Cook and Dr. Burney was the nephew of Admiral James Burney. From the description of Letter [manuscript] : West Square, London to Dr. Burney. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225817718 Molesworth Phillips, 1755-1832, Lieut. Col. accompanied Captain Cook on his fina...

Lambert, George, 1700? -1765

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Shuter, Edward, 1728?-1776

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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...

West, Benjamin, 1738-1820

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American-born artist who was a charter member of the Royal Academy. From the description of ADS, 1819 November 12 : Kings Warehouse Customs, London. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 16853753 American historical painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to "Sir", a gentleman with whose family his "friend and Relation Joshua Gilpin" is forming a connection in marriage, 1800 Jun. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2705...

Gamble, Ellis

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Grose, Francis, 1731?-1791

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English antiquary. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to an unidentified recipient, 1791 Jan. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270501673 ...

Abercromby, Ralph, Sir, 1734-1801

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Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Forces in the West Indies. From the description of Sir Ralph Abercromby warrant, 1797 June 9 Barbados, West Indies, to Captain Charles W. Doyle, 87th Regiment. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 173203726 Abercromby was born at Menstry near Tullibody, Scotland, and after beginning a career in law enlisted in the armed forces. Abercromby quickly moved up in the ranks from lieutenant in 1760 to Commander-in-Chief in the West I...

Armstrong, John, 1709-1779

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English physician and essayist. From the description of John Armstrong papers, 1775, [1779], and undated, to Mrs. Coutts. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 31389253 ...

Bagot, William, 1773-1856

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Pasquin, Anthony, 1761-1818

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Cibber, Caius Gabriel (Danish sculptor, 1630-1700, active in England)

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Hone, Nathaniel, 1718-1784

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Epithet: Alderman of Dublin British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000703.0x000391 Epithet: painter British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000703.0x000392 ...

Payne, Thomas, 1752-1831

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Major, Thomas, 1720-1799

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Plinth, Charles

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Ward, Joshua, 1685-1761

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Epithet: Quack doctor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000816.0x0002e8 ...