Frances Reynolds papers, 1774-1800 and undated.

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Frances Reynolds papers, 1774-1800 and undated.

Frances Reynolds papers, 1774-1800 and undated.

Correspondence of artist Frances Reynolds with authors Samuel Johnson, Elizabeth Robinson Montagu, Hannah More, and George Steevens; with drafts of her reminiscences of Johnson, and a poem annotated by Johnson.

3 volume (.3 linear ft.)

eng,

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Edward Gibbon

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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 ...

Thomas Parnell

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Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774

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Irish author. From the description of AL : London, to Thomas Cadell, [ca. 1771]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122645561 ...

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...

Samuel Johnson's

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Edmund Burke

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John Aitken

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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...

Wheatley, Phillis, c. 1753-1784

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Phillis Wheatley (c. 1753-1784), first Black woman poet in America, was brought as an African slave in about 1761 to Boston, Mass., where she was purchased by John Wheatley. Educated in the Wheatley household, first by Wheatley's wife Susannah and later by his daughter Mary, Phillis Wheatley began writing poems in her early teens. It was through her published poetry that she became a member of Boston's literati and travelled briefly to England, returning in 1773 during Mrs. Wheatley's final illn...

John Wilson Croker, 1780-1857

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Steevens, George

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Epithet: of Add MS 20082 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000362.0x000036 Epithet: of Add MS 33786 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000362.0x000037 Epithet: Shakespearean scholar British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000...

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...

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 ...

Joseph Priestley

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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...

Fanny Burney

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Samuel Johnson

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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...

David Garrick

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James Beattie

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