Papers, 1752-1795.

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Papers, 1752-1795.

Papers, 1752-1795.

Chiefly professional letters to English novelist Charlotte RamsayLennox from prominent literary figures who took an interest in her work.

1 box (.5 linear ft.)

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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...

Henrietta Lennox's

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Lennox, Charlotte, ca 1729-1804

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Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000270.0x0001fc Epithet: wife of Charles, 4th Duke of Richmond and Lennox British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000270.0x0001fd Epithet: American writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000270.0x0001fa ...

Martin

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Epithet: of Egerton MS 2812 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001192.0x000338 Epithet: of Edinburgh British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001192.0x000337 Epithet: of Aragon Title: of Spain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/810...

Welch, Saunders, 1701? -1784

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Jones, Mary, fl. 1740-1750

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Musgrave, Sir William.

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Knox, Vicesimus, 1752-1821

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English divine and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed, 1792 April 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270595409 ...

Bute, Mary (Wortley-Montagu) Stuart, countess of, 1718-1794

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Murray, John

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Epithet: publisher, d1843 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000688.0x0002e6 Epithet: of Add MS 31910 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000985.0x0002a4 Epithet: Ambassador to Turkey (1765) British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000985.0x000298 Epithet: o...

Thomas Winstanley

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Richardson, Samuel, 1684-1761

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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-...

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...

Alexander Lennox

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Boswell, Alexander, Sir, 1775-1822

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Eldest son of James Boswell, the elder. From the description of Autograph letter signed, 1821 Oct. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270514153 Eldest son of James Boswell. From the description of Autograph letter in verse signed : Edinburgh, to Andrew Gibb, Auchinleck House, Edinburgh, 1792 [Jan.] 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270513485 ...

Cork and Orrery, John Boyle, 5th Earl Of, 1707-1762

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Harte, Walter, 1709-1774

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Gwyn, M.

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Tunbridge School

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Samuel Johnson

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Lennox, Charlotte, approximately 1729-1804

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James Oswald's

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Robertson, William, 1721-1793

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Scottish historian; minister in the Church of Scotland; principal of University of Edinburgh from 1762-1792. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1782. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191701327 Scottish historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : College of Edinburgh, to an unidentified recipient, 1781 Oct. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270655436 From the description of Autograph letter signed...

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...

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 ...

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...

Charlotte (Ramsay) Lennox

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Sharpe, Gregory, 1713-1771

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Epithet: LLD, FRS; Chaplain to George III British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000878.0x000025 Epithet: Reverend; LL.D British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000878.0x000026 Epithet: Reverend; LLD, Master of the Temple 1763 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000878....

Winstanley, Thomas, 1749-1823

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Epithet: Fellow of Hertford College, Oxford British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000354.0x0001bb ...

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...

Mrs. Lennox.

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Heggie, Margaret.

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Charlotte Lennox.

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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...