James Boswell manuscripts, 1772-1795.

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James Boswell manuscripts, 1772-1795.

James Boswell manuscripts, 1772-1795.

Manuscripts and documents of biographer James Boswell, including drafts and proofs of his literary works, diary entries, and other papers.

.5 box and 17 volumes (2 linear ft.)

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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...

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Matthew Henderson, Esq., d. 1788

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James Heath

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Richard Tedstone.

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David Garrick.

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William Scott, Baron Stowell.

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William Bosville.

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C. Castle

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Boswell, James Griffin

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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 ...

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