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Letters from others sent to Thomas Cadell, 1766-1825.

Letters from others sent to Thomas Cadell, 1766-1825.

Letters received by bookseller Thomas Cadell and the successor firm of Cadell & Davies.

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Seward, William, 1747-1799

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Hoole, John, 1727-1803

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Cadell, Thomas

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Thomas Cadell Jr.

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British economist and clergyman. From the description of Josiah Tucker papers, 1781. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980669 English clergyman and economist. From the description of ALS, 1777 Dec. 6, Gloucester, England, to Thomas Cadell, London. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122585644 Josiah Tucker (1712-1799) was born in Wales and was successively curate and rector in Bristol, where he formed a great interest in matters of trade...

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Burnett, Thomas, -1750

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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...

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Priestley, Joseph, 1733-1804

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Joseph Priestley was an English clergyman, political theorist, and physical scientist whose work contributed to advances in liberal political and religious thought and in experimental chemistry. He is best remembered for his contribution to the chemistry of gases. He relocated to Northumberland, Pa. From the description of Joseph Priestley papers, 1777-1835. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 53101438 Priestley and Vaughan, amongst others, founded...

Warton, Joseph, 1722-1800

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Samuel Richardson.

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Edward Gibbon's

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Henry, Robert, 1718-1790

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Scottish historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to T. Cadell, 1783 Jan. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270467788 Epithet: Captain; Royal Marine Artillery British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000390.0x000375 ...

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...

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Stewart, Dugald, 1753-1828

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Scottish philosopher. From the description of Letter signed : Kinniel House, to Thomas Jefferson, 1824 Sept. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580884 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Catrine, Kilmarnock, to an unidentified peer, before 1809?. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574573 Dugald Stewart was born on November 22, 1753 in Edinburgh, Scotland. At the age of 13, he studied at the University of Edinburgh where his father was th...

Brydone, P. (Patrick), 1743-1818

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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...

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Lofft, Capel, 1751-1824

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Capel Lofft, English radical editor and writer. From the description of Capel Lofft manuscript material : 6 items, 1799-1811 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 720407149 From the guide to the Capel Lofft manuscript material : 6 items, 1799-1811, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) ...