Samuel Johnson letters, 1731-1784.

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Samuel Johnson letters, 1731-1784.

Samuel Johnson letters, 1731-1784.

Letters written by English lexicographer and poet Samuel Johnson to various correspondents.

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Hoole, John, 1727-1803

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Epithet: translator British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000789.0x000088 Epithet: of Add MS 28104 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000789.0x000086 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 day...

University of Oxford

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University of Oxford From the guide to the University of Oxford Musical Exercises, 1890, (Bodleian Library, University of Oxford) Not applicable. From the guide to the Typescript Theses, 1910-55, (Bodleian Library, University of Oxford) Rev. Samuel Myles graduated from Harvard College in 1684. From the description of Diploma : manuscript, 1693 July 14. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612804731 ...

Barber, Francis, d. 1801

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Paul, Lewis, d. 1759

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Garrick, Eva Maria, 1724-1822

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Eva Garrick was the wife of British actor David Garrick. From the description of Letters from various correspondents, 1775-1821. (Harvard University, Wadsworth House). WorldCat record id: 70316245 From the description of Letters from various correspondents, 1775-1821. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612375098 Wife of David Garrick. From the description of Autograph note in third person : Adelphi, to "three dear and good friends", [after 1814] J...

Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784

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Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) was one of the leading literary figures of eighteenth-century England. He is best remembered for compiling the first comprehensive dictionary of the English language, published in 1755. Prominent among his diverse other works, he also wrote the satirical History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia (1759), edited The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare (1765), and produced the important Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets (first collect...

Bentham, Edward, 1707-1776

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Epithet: DD, Fellow of Oriel College, and Regius Professor of Divinity, Oxford British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001243.0x000262 Canon of Christ Church, Oxford. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Dover, to Mr. [Robert] Hoblyn in Paris, 1735 Oct. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131526 ...

Portmore, Charles Colyear, Earl of, 1700-1785

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Wesley, Charles, 1707-1788

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English preacher; brother of John Wesley. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Marybone, to Robert Windsor, 1785 Apr. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270587853 Charles Wesley, an English clergyman, poet, and hymn writer, was born at Epworth, Lincolnshire, England, on December 18, 1707. He was the youngest son of Samuel and Susanna Wesley and the brother of John Wesley. In 1726 he entered Christ Church College, Oxford. During his time ...

Sir George Henry Rose, 1771-1855

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Duncombe, William, 1690-1769

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Epithet: editor and dramatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000684.0x00033f Epithet: Minister at Stockholm British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000684.0x000342 Title: 2nd Baron Feversham 1841 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000684.0x000346 Epith...

Heberden, William, 1710-1801

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English physician and classical scholar. From the description of Letter, 1776, July 11 : Windsor. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35091038 Epithet: MD; of Add MS 37222 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000390.0x0000e1 Epithet: the younger., physician British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000390.0x0000e2 Heb...

Mudge, John, 1721-1793

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John Loveday, 1711-1789

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Hawkesworth, John, 1715?-1773

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John Hawkesworth, English writer. His book on British naval missions to the south Pacific, An account of the voyages undertaken by ... Commodore Byron (et al.), was published in 1773. The Commodore Byron mentioned in the title of his book is John "Foul-weather Jack" Byron, grandfather of Lord Byron. From the description of John Hawkesworth manuscript material : 1 item, 1772 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 301749977 Compiler of parliamentary debates after Johns...

Scott, John, 1731-1783

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Horne, George, 1730-1792

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Malone, Edmond, 1741-1812

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Edmond Malone, Irish literary scholar and biographer. From the description of Edmond Malone manuscript material : 5 items, 1789-1801 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 727069871 From the guide to the Edmond Malone manuscript material : 5 items, 1789-1801, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Irish-born English scholar, editor, and pioneer in efforts to establish an authentic text and chronology of Shake...

Compton, James, b. 1747

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Hunter, William, 1718-1783

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Anatomist, educator, and physician. From the description of Collection, 1718-1783. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80915146 English anatomist and physician. From the description of Autograph letter in third person : to Mr. Baker, 1781 June 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269520050 William Hunter was a Scottish anatomist and physician. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1767 and Professor of Anatomy to the Royal Academy in 1768. In 1768 he ...

Hastings, Warren, 1732-1818

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Hastings was the first governor general of British India. He began in 1750 as a clerk at the East India Company. In 1761, he was appointed to the Calcutta Council, and in 1769, was made a member of the Madras Council. In 1771, he became governor of Bengal, and in 1774, governor general of India. In 1784, he resigned and returned to England, where he was charged with high crimes and misdemenears. He was impeached in 1787 but, after a long trial, was acquitted in 1795. He was made a privy councilo...

Jodrell, Richard Paul, 1745-1831

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Cave, Richard, 18th cent., recipient.

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Cotterell, Frances, fl. 1738-1755

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Lawrence, Thomas, 1711-1783

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Thomas Lawrence, a London physician, is primarily remembered for his long friendship with one of his patients, the writer Samuel Johnson. From the description of Papers, 1760-1787. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 85213447 From the guide to the Papers, 1760-1787., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

Levett, John, fl. 1752-1757

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Montagu, Mrs. (Elizabeth), 1718-1800

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Elizabeth Montagu, née Robinson, English author and literary hostess. From the guide to the Elizabeth Montagu manuscript material : 1 item, ca. mid-18th century, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Elizabeth Robinson Montagu, an author and literary hostess, was a central figure in London's Bluestocking circle, and a friend of Samuel Johnson. Her best-known work was 1769's anonymously published An Essay on the Writings and ...

Steevens, George, 1736-1800

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English commentator on Shakespear. From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : Hampstead Heath, to Dr. Lort, 1783 Mar. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270579166 Written during the Gordon Riots, a week of unrest in London sparked by the government's increased tolerance of Roman Catholics. From the description of Letter, 1780 June 9, Hampstead Heath, to an unnamed correspondent. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122445428 English commen...

Margaret F. Cowett Book Fund

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Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784

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Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) was one of the leading literary figures of eighteenth-century England. He is best remembered for compiling the first comprehensive dictionary of the English language, published in 1755. Prominent among his diverse other works, he also wrote the satirical History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia (1759), edited The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare (1765), and produced the important Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets (first collect...

Hollyer, John, fl. 1741-1781

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Wesley, Sarah, 1759-1828.

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Thrale, Henry, 1728-1781

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Smith, Joseph, ironmonger, fl. 1770-1771

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Wilson, Thomas, 1703-1784

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Orrery, John Boyle, Earl of, 1707-1762

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English biographer and friend of Jonathan Swift, Alexander Pope and Samuel Johnson. From the description of Autograph notes : place not specified, 1744 or later. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270534208 ...

Bagshaw, Thomas, 1711-1787

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Chambers, Robert, Sir, 1737-1803

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1754 admitted to the Middle Temple; 1761 called to the bar; 1762 Vinerian fellow; 1766 Vinerian professor, principal of New Inn Hall; 1768 member of the Literary Club; 1774-1783 judge in Bengal; 1777 knighthood; 1783-1791 acting chief justice of Bengal; 1791-1799 chief justice of Bengal; 1797 president of the Asiatic Society of Bengal Epithet: judge Title: Knight British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/8105...

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-...

Huggins, William, 1696-1761

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William Huggins (1696-1761) of Headley Park in Hampshire, England was an early translator of Italian works into English. He published a translation of Lodovico Ariosto's Orlando Furioso in 1757, and attempted a translation of Dante. From the description of Willaim Huggins papers, 1755-1819 (inclusive), 1755-1761 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612837345 From the guide to the William Huggins papers, 1755-1819 (inclusive), 1755-1761 (bulk)., (Houghton Library...

Wheeler, Benjamin, 1732 or 3-1783, recipient.

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Hamilton, William Gerard, 1729-1796

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"Single Speech" Hamilton. From the description of Autograph letter in the third person : Brighton, 1793 Oct. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270497673 Epithet: Chancellor of the Exchequer in Ireland British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001299.0x0001d4 ...

Carter, Elizabeth, 1717-1806

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Elizabeth Carter, English poet, translator, and miscellaneous writer.She began publishing poems in the Gentleman's Magazine in the 1730's and her Poems on Particular Occasions was published in 1738. Carter was the first to translate the complete works of the Greek philosopher Epictetus (1758), and her Poems on Several Occasions (1762) was very popular....

Barber, Frank, -1801

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Hickman, Gregory, 1688-1748

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Jones, Griffith, 1722-1786

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Ryland, John, 1717? -1798

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Elphinston, James, 1721-1809

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Amelia Perkins

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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...

North, Frederick, Lord, 1732-1792

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Lord North was Prime Minister of Great Britain, 1770-1782. From the description of [Letter] 1773 Oct. 18, Bushy Park [to] Duke of Devonshire / North. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 300002481 English statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Bushy Park, 1772 Aug. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609854 Frederick North (1732-1792) was the prime minister of Great Britain from February 1772 until his resignation in March 1782. D...

Perkins, John, ca. 1730-1812

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Lewis, Charlotte Cotterell, d. 1796

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William Cave, ca. 1695-1757

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Hardy, Samuel, 1719 or 20-1793, recipient.

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Strahan, George, 1744-1824

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Cradock, Joseph, 1742-1826

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Author. From the description of Autograph letter signed, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270530598 ...

Cave, Edward, 1691-1754

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Levett, Theophilus, 1693-1746

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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...

Jackson, Richard, 1721? -1787

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Bowles, William, 1755-1826

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Patten, Thomas, 1714-1790

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Sarah Markham

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Nichols, John, 1745-1826

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John Nichols (1745-1826) apprenticed as a printer in London with William Bowyer, and then entered into a partnership with Bowyer from 1767 until Bowyer's death in 1777. He served as printer, editor, and part-owner of the Gentleman's Magazine from 1778 until his death, and was a prolific editor and author of scholarly works. From the guide to the Papers, 1777-1822., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) John Nichols (1745-1826) was one of the most pr...

Lord George Cavendish

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Farmer, Richard, 1735-1797

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Lowe, Mauritius (British painter, 1746-1793)

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Warton, Joseph, 1722-1800

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Joseph Warton was an influential author and critic, a literary radical who encouraged the use of imagination and eschewed traditional verse forms in his criticism and his own writing. Warton was born in Surrey, and educated at Oxford University, where he developed an interest in poetry and imagination; he began publishing verse soon after, and literary essays on figures such as Milton, Shakespeare, and Pope. He taught at Winchester College, eventually becoming master and later headmaster, forcin...

Godfrey Bagnall Clarke.

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Adams, William, 1706-1789

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Archdeacon of Landaff, and master of Pembroke College in the university of Oxford. Friend and instructor of Samuel Johnson. From the guide to the William Adams letter and autograph, 1764, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Clark, Richard, 1739-1831

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Hardy, T. Maskell, 1861-

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Cadell, T. (Thomas), 1742-1802

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Thomas Cadell (1742-1802) entered the London book trade in 1758 as an apprentice to Andrew Millar. He entered into partnership with Millar in 1765, and became the sole proprietor in 1767. He was perhaps the leading bookseller in London until his retirement in 1793. He was succeeded by the firm of Cadell & Davies, consisting of his son Thomas Cadell (1773-1836) and William Davies (d. 1820). Cadell Jr. acted as sole proprietor after the death of Davies, and the firm came to a conclusion with h...

Fisher, Philip, ca. 1751-1842

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William Beatty, d. 1842

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Taylor, John, 1711-1788

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Langton, Bennet, 1737-1801

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Epithet: of Add MS 38510 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001298.0x00006a Bennet Langton, English writer, and friend of Samuel Johnson. From the description of Bennet Langton manuscript material : 1 item, 1786 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 696631839 ...

Cumming, Thomas, d. 1774

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Macpherson, James, 1736-1796

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Bright, Henry, b. 1723

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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...

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, ...

Henry Thrale.

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Sir Joseph Banks, 1743-1820

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Richardson, Samuel, 1689-1761

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English novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Dr. [Edward] Young, 1749 Sept. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270617487 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Thomas Sheridan, 1758 Apr. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270617492 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to "Madam" [Frances Grainger], 1748 Dec. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270617481 From the description of Autograph lette...

Virgil

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Elizabeth Burney

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Rogers, Mary Prowse, 1745-1800

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Aston, Elizabeth, 1708-1785

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Lye, Edward, 1694-1767

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Porter, Lucy, 1715-1786

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Chambers, Richard, 1738-1806

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Fitzmaurice, Thomas, 1742-1793

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Langton, Jane, 1776-1854,

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Oliver Goldsmith.

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Fanny Burney

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Thurlow, Edward Thurlow, Baron, 1731-1806

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Lord High Chancellor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to the Duke of Cumberland (H.R.H. Ernest Augustus, Prince of Gr. Br. and Ireland), 1802 Jan. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572521 From the description of Autograph signature to document : addressed to the king, 1772 Jul. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572527 From the description of Autograph letters signed (16) : to Thomas Tyrwhitt, 1794 to 1799. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270...

Piozzi, Hester Lynch, 1741-1821

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Hester Lynch Thrale (born Hester Lynch Salusbury and after her second marriage, Hester Lynch Piozzi ) was a British diarist, author, and patron of the arts. Her diaries and correspondence are an important source of information about Samuel Johnson and eighteenth-century life. From the description of Autograph poem, unsigned, an adaptation of Francis Fawkes's "An Autumnal Ode, " no date [paper watermarked 1813]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864928 From the description of...

Lyttelton, William Henry Lyttelton, Baron, 1724-1808

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Governor of Jamaica (1762-1766). From the description of Letter book, 1763-1766. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19936479 From the description of Letter book, 1763-1766. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 154270767 English diplomat, Governor of South Carolina 1755-1762. From the description of Autograph letter signed, 1771 Dec. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590218 From the description of Autograph letter signed...

Rolt, Mary, d. 1792

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White, William, 1748-1836

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William White was the first Protestant Episcopal bishop of Philadelphia. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1828. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155887043 Chaplain of the Continental Congress, 1777-1789; chaplain of the U.S. Senate; bishop of Pennsylvania in 1788; influential in formation of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the U.S. From the description of Autograph of Bishop White, n.d. (University of Virginia). World...

Huddesford, George, 1699?-1776

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Boufflers, Marie Charlotte Hippolyte, countess of, 1725-1800,

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Dilly, Charles, 1739-1807

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Charles Dilly was apprenticed to his brother Edward Dilly (1732-1779) as a bookseller in 1756 and joined the firm in 1764 and worked jointly with Edward until his death in 1779. Charles continued in the trade until he sold the firm to Joseph Mawman in 1800. From the description of [Letter] 1795 Oct. 7, London [to] Mr. Young, Philadelphia / C. Dilly. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 191958952 ...

Scott, William, recipient.

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Allen, Edmund, 1726-1784

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Millar, Andrew, 1707-1768

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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...

Taylor, John, recipient.

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Nollekens, Mary Welch, ca. 1743-1817

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Rivington, John, 1720-1792

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Elizabeth Jervis Porter Johnson.

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James Boswell's

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Percy, Thomas, 1729-1811

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Thomas Percy was the editor of the Reliques of ancient English poetry and of The Regulations and establishment of the household of Henry Algernon Percy (London, 1770). From the description of Thomas Percy letter, Northumberland House [London], to Dear Sir, [1767] Saturday, May 9. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 38929735 Epithet: Bishop of Norwich British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/...

Boothby, Hill, 1708-1756

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Lawrence, Elizabeth, d. 1790

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Brocklesby, Richard, 1722-1797

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Johnson, Thomas, 1703-1779

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Hay, George, Sir, 1715-1778

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English lawyer and politician. From the description of Autograph signature to an order, 1762 Sept. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270477218 ...

Nicol, G. (George), recipient.

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Barry, James, 1741-1806

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Irish historical painter. From the description of Autograph letter in third person : Castle St. [London], to the Duke of Bridgewater, 1801 Mar. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270621788 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to F.M. Newton, Secretary to the Royal Academy, 1786 Jan. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270622973 From the description of Draft of an autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to the members of the Royal Society, [n.d.]. (Un...

Penneck, Richard, 1727 or 8-1803, recipient.

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Salusbury, Hester Maria Cotton, 1707-1773.

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Heeley, Humphrey, 1714-1797?

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Hawkins, John Sidney -1842

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Hamilton, Archibald, -1792

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Hertford, Francis Seymour Conway, Marquess of, 1719-1794

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Lord lieutenant of Ireland, 1765-1766 and lord chamberlain, 1766-1782. From the description of Letter, 1766. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36854524 ...

Burney, Charles, 1726-1814

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Charles Burney, British musician and author. He is the father of Frances Burney, Madame d'Arblay, the writer. From the guide to the Charles Burney (musician and author) manuscript material : 1 item, 1792, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Charles Burney established a reputation as an organist and composer before moving to London in 1760. There he became a central figure in the circle gathered around author Samuel Johnson...

Windham, William, 1750-1810

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Epithet: Secretary-at-War British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000354.0x0000d8 Epithet: of Egerton MS 1970 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000354.0x0000cb Epithet: of Westminster British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000354.0x0000ce British statesman. ...

More, Hannah, 1745-1833

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Hannah More, one of five sisters, taught at her family's school in Bristol, England. She became prominent in London's Bluestocking circle from 1774 onward, and was also a friend of Samuel Johnson. Her work soon moved from poetry and drama to the production of numerous popular religious books and tracts. In 1789, she moved to Mendip, Somerset, where she and her sister Patty founded several schools. In 1801, she and her sisters moved to the Barley Wood estate in nearby Wrington. From t...

Granger, James, 1723-1776

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Keith, Hester Maria Elphinstone, Viscountess, 1764-1857

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Epithet: née Thrale; wife of Admiral G K Elphinstone, Viscount Keith British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000980.0x0002ab Viscountess Keith was born Hester Maria Thrale, the daughter of Henry Thrale (1728-1781) and Hester Lynch Thrale (1741-1821) of London. The famous lexicographer and poet Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) was a frequent guest at their home from 1765 onward, and became friendly with young Hester, whom he ...

Langley, William, d. 1795

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Collier

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Tomkison, Mr., recipient.

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Reynolds, Frances, 1729-1807

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Frances Reynolds (1729-1807) was a portrait artist, the author of An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Taste (1789), and the sister of artist Sir Joshua Reynolds. She was also a friend of Samuel Johnson from ca. 1756 until his death in 1784. From the guide to the Frances Reynolds papers, 1774-1800 and undated., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Frances Reynolds was a portrait artist, the author of An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Taste...

Levet, Robert, 1705-1782

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Colman, George, 1732-1794

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The Spanish barber was first performed at the Haymarket Theatre in London on 30 Aug. 1777. From the description of The Spanish barber : or the fruitless precaution, a comic opera / by George Colman : manuscript, [ca. 1777]. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612774129 Colman was an English dramatist; his son, George Colman the younger, was also an English dramatist. From the description of Correspondence with Bow Street magistrates, 1773-1823. (Harvard Uni...

Weston, Phipps, 1737 or 8-1794, recipient.

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Strahan, Margaret Penelope Elphinston, 1719-1785

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Raymond Livingston Kilgour and Kate Gray Kilgour Fund

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Paradise, John, 1743-1795

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Cruickshank, William, 1745-1800

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Desmoulins, Elizabeth Swynfen, b. 1716

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Vyse, William, 1741 or 2-1816, recipient.

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Boswell, James, 1740-1795

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James Boswell (1740-1795) was the author of one of the most influential biographies in the English language, The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. He also wrote two successful travel books: An Account of Corsica, and The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides. He worked intermittently as a lawyer, and in 1782 succeeded his father as Laird of Auchinleck in Scotland. From the description of James Boswell letters, 1762-1795. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612839330 Boswell wa...

Johnson, Elizabeth Jervis Porter, 1689-1752

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Thrale, Susanna Arabella, 1770-1858.

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Palmer, Joseph, 1749-1829

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Hector, Edmund 1708-1794

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Dodsley, Robert, 1703-1764

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Johnson, Sarah Ford, 1669-1759

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James Boswell

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