Miscellaneous eighteenth-century British papers, 1747-1818.

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Miscellaneous eighteenth-century British papers, 1747-1818.

Miscellaneous eighteenth-century British papers, 1747-1818.

British letters, compositions, and other documents of various writers of the 18th century.

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Maurice, Thomas, 1754-1824

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Epithet: of Add MS 29174 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001197.0x0001de ...

Gerald M. Goldberg.

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Miss R. Roberts

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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...

Anna Dillingham Ord

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Ord, Anna

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Paoli, Pasquale, 1725-1807

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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 ...

Reynolds, Samuel William, 1773-1835

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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...

Robert Dodsley

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Fellowes, James

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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/...

Samuel Lysons

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John Shotbolt

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Dodsley, James, 1724-1797

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Bookseller. From the description of Autograph letter in the third person : to Thomas Webster, 1793 Nov. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270512902 English publisher. From the description of Document signed : London, 1783 May 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270536546 Epithet: of Add MS 12116 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000440.0x00039a ...

T. (Thomas) Cadell

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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...

Elizabeth Carter).

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Daniel Defoe.

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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...

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...

Thomas Astle

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Jago, Richard, 1715-1781

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English poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Mr. Pearson, at Southam, Warwicks, "Friday Noon" [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871134 Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000214.0x000285 ...

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....

Duchess of Beaufort

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Boswell, Thomas D

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Epithet: Merchant, of Valencia British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000302.0x00035d ...

Lysons, Samuel, 1806-1877

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Randolph, Francis

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Epithet: Rector of Shorwell, Isle of Wight; Principal of St Alban Hall, Oxford, 1763 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000877.0x000044 Epithet: Reverend; DD, of Bath British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000877.0x000046 ...

Psalmanazar, George, 1679?-1763

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F. L. (Frank Lester) Pleadwell.

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James Fellowes

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William Ord

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Roderick, David

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Young, Edward, 1683-1765

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English poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Welwyn, Herts.], to [Samuel Richardson], 1750 Apr. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270584539 Edward Young was a poet, dramatist and satirist, born at Upham near Winchester. He was the son of Edward Young, the rector of Upham, (who was later Dean of Salisbury and chaplain to William and Mary). In 1702 Young went to New College, Oxford, but moved to Corpus Christi, and then to a law fellowship at All Souls in ...

Mason, William, 1725-1797

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English poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Nuneham, to William Burgh, 1777 Oct. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606797 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Aston, to Dr. Charles Burney, 1789 June 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270605470 From the description of Sonnet : [n.p.] : autograph manuscript unsigned, 1796 May 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609611 From the description of Autograph letter signed : York...

Samuel Johnson

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Cadell, Thomas

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Epithet: uncle (?) of T Cadell, the elder British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000755.0x0000b3 Epithet: Publisher British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000755.0x0000b0 Epithet: of Bristol, tailor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_1...

Mrs. Lutwyche.

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Mrs. (Elizabeth) Montagu

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Samuel Johnson's

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Goadby, Robert, 1721-1778

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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...

Gower, Lady

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Hannah More

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Leicester, Lady

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Eliza

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Macpherson, James, 1736-1796

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A. Miller

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Dr. and Mrs. Pacifico

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Lyttelton, George Lyttelton, Baron, 1709-1773

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Lyttelton was an English Whig statesman and writer. Montagu (1720-1800) was an English writer and one of the first Bluestockings. From the description of Baron George Lyttelton letters to Elizabeth Robinson Montagu, 1756-1783. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612761573 From the guide to the Baron George Lyttelton letters to Elizabeth Robinson Montagu, 1756-1783., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) George Lyttelton, 1st Baron Lyt...