Papers, 1741-1773.

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Papers, 1741-1773.

Papers, 1741-1773.

Letters to and from author and literary hostess Elizabeth Robinson Montagu, a partial draft of her and her transcripts of poems by a variety of authors paying tribute to the essay. An Essay on the Writings and Genius of Shakespear,

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Joseph Warton

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Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

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William Shakespeare was likely born April, 23, 1564; he was baptized in Stratford-upon-Avon on April 26, 1564. He grew up, had a family, and bought property in Stratford while working in London, the center of English theater. As an actor, a playwright, and a partner in a leading acting company, he became both prosperous and well-known. His parents were John and Mary Shakespeare. John was a leatherworker and involved in local politics, first becoming an alderman and eventually a town bailiff. ...

Gregory, John, 1724-1773

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Mary Panton.

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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 ...

Samuel Johnson

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Elliot, Gilbert, Sir, 1722-1777

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Gilbert Elliot, British politician, entered Parliament in 1753 as a member for Selkirkshire. From the description of [Chronicle of events, 1751-1763, ca. 1763.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702164497 From the description of [Chronicle of events, 1751-1763, ca. 1763.] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81152439 ...

Joseph Emïn

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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....

Sophocles

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Henry Hyde, Baron Hyde

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Pumilio.

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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 ...

Bath, William Pulteney, Earl of, 1684-1764

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English statesman. William Pulteney, born in 1684, was the 10th Earl of Bath. He died in 1764. From the description of Papers, 1714. (Florida State University). WorldCat record id: 50658457 ...

Pepys, William Weller, Sir, 1740-1825

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M., P.

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Stanley, Sarah Sloane, d. 1764

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Johnstone, James, 1730?-1802

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Peregrine Bertie, Duke of Ancaster

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Benjamin Stillingfleet.

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Locker, Miss, recipient.

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I.W.

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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...

Vesey, Elizabeth Vesey, 1715?-1791

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David Garrick

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Augusta, duchess of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel.

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Anne, Queen of Great Britain, 1665-1714

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Anne, Queen of Great Britain 1702-1714, was the last Stuart monarch. Raised as a Protestant, she was convinced to support the efforts of William of Orange and her sister Mary to depose her Catholic father, King James II. William and Mary became monarchs, and Anne succeeded to the throne upon William's death. Anne herself had no clear successor, and this uncertainty fuelled discord in her reign, marked by bitter rivalries between Whigs and Tories. She was succeeded by the Hanoverian line, descend...

William Pulteney, Viscount Pulteney.

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Portland, Margaret Cavendish Holles Harley Bentinck, Duchess of, 1715-1785

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Daughter and heiress of Edward Harley, Earl of Oxford; celebrated by Prior as "My noble, lovely little Peggy"; wife of 2nd Duke of Portland, mother of 3rd Duke; accomplished "turner" in wood, jet, ivory, amber; passionate collector, acquired Portland Vase and a "museum" of art objects and zoological specimens. From the description of Receipts relating to physick and surgery : those marked with M.P. experienced by My Lady Duchess, ca. 1750. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record i...

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 ...

Mrs. (Hester) Chapone.

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Bosavern Penlez

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Sir George Vandeput

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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...

George Lyttelton

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Lady Mary Coke.

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Richard Pococke, Bishop of Ossory.

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Archibald Douglas, Baron Douglas.

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Granville Leveson-Gower, Marquess of Stafford

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A. B. Burney.

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Sir Joshua Reynolds

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Chandos, Lydia Catherina Brydges, Duchess of, 1693-1750

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West, Gilbert, 1703-1756

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George Lyttelton, Baron Lyttelton

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