Johnsoniana, 1712-1916 (inclusive), 1773-1836 (bulk).

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Johnsoniana, 1712-1916 (inclusive), 1773-1836 (bulk).

Johnsoniana, 1712-1916 (inclusive), 1773-1836 (bulk).

Letters, anecdotes and other papers relating to lexicographer SamuelJohnson, collected and bound in the 1930s.

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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/...

Royal Society (Great Britain)

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The Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge began in 1645 when a group of eminent British thinkers started to meet regularly in London to discuss the new, experimental philosophies of science. Though the English Civil War and the Cromwellian Protectorate interrupted its meetings, the Society was formally constituted in 1660. Two years later King Charles II granted the Society its first charter. A second royal charter was granted in 1663 when the Society was given its official nam...

Samuel Johnson

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Thacher

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Burney, Fanny, 1752-1840

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Burney was an English novelist and letter writer. Mary Hamilton was a good friend of hers. From the description of Autograph letter signed from Fanny Burney to Mary Hamilton, Norbury Park, 1784 July 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754865184 English novelist, author of Evelina, Cecilia, and Camilla. Born Frances Burney, married General d'Arblay. From the description of ALS : to Hester Lynch Thrale Piozzi, [1781] May 31-June 5. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). ...

W. Watkins

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Sir Joshua Reynolds

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William Gifford

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Fenton, Mr. (Richard), 1746-1821

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Stanfield, Clarkson, 1793-1867

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English painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to [Dom?], 1834 Feb. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 747711882 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hampstead [London], to "My dear Knight", 1860 Dec. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574776 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to George Clint, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270575076 From the description of Autograph let...

Edward Morgan? Forster

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John Hoole.

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Bullock, W. (William), active 1808-1828

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Gough, Richard

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Epithet: of Add MS 22936 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000766.0x0003c1 Epithet: FRS British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000766.0x0003c0 Richard Gough (1735-1809) was an antiquary. See the Dictionary of National Biography for details. From the guide to the Correspondence of Richard Gough, 1757-99, (University of Oxfor...

Nicoll, W. Robertson (William Robertson), Sir, 1851-1923

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John Murray.

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Cooper, Friar

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T. (Thomas) Cadell

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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...

Dallaway, James, 1763-1834

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James Dallaway (1763-1834), antiquary and clergyman, was the author of many works on heraldry, architecture, and other subjects. His writings on architecture attempt to divide the Gothic style into periods and to produce lists of contemporary buildings in each style. From the description of Observations on architecture in England ..., 1807-1830. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702200436 ...

Anna Williams

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Lounsbury, Thomas R., 1838-1915

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American author and philologist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) and typed letter signed : New Haven and Washington, D.C., to F.A. Duneka, 1909 Apr. 2-1913 July 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591809 Thomas R. Lounsbury was born in Ovid, New York on January 1, 1838. He graduated from Yale (B.A., 1859) and served in the Civil War (1862-1865). He taught in New York and returned to teach at Yale's Sheffield Scientific School in 1870. He served as prof...

Burney, Charles, 1726-1814

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Charles Burney, British musician and author. He is the father of Frances Burney, Madame d'Arblay, the writer. From the guide to the Charles Burney (musician and author) manuscript material : 1 item, 1792, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Charles Burney established a reputation as an organist and composer before moving to London in 1760. There he became a central figure in the circle gathered around author Samuel Johnson...

National Benevolent Institution

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Chambers, Robert, Sir, 1737-1803

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1754 admitted to the Middle Temple; 1761 called to the bar; 1762 Vinerian fellow; 1766 Vinerian professor, principal of New Inn Hall; 1768 member of the Literary Club; 1774-1783 judge in Bengal; 1777 knighthood; 1783-1791 acting chief justice of Bengal; 1791-1799 chief justice of Bengal; 1797 president of the Asiatic Society of Bengal Epithet: judge Title: Knight British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/8105...

Hill, George Birkbeck Norman, 1835-1903

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Scott, William, Baron Stowell, 1745-1836

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Stowell held a variety of position within the govenment including Advocate General for Lord High Admiralty (1782), Judge for Consistory Court (1788-1821), Privy Councilor (1798), and Judge of High Court of Admiralty (1798-1828). From the description of Letter to the vice-chancellor of Oxford University, 14 March 1807. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234337873 Judge of the High Court of the Admiralty. From the description of Autograph letter sign...

Joseph Addison.

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Henry Dundas, Viscount Melville

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Hervé, Peter, 1779-1827

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Pearce, Zachary

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Epithet: Chaplain to George I, afterwards Bishop of Bangor and Rochester British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001389.0x0000d6 ...

Edgeworth, Richard Lovell, 1744-1817

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Hoole, Samuel

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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...

Hoskyns, Oswald

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Burney, Charles, 1757-1817

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Charles Burney, D.D., English schoolmaster and book collector. He is the brother of Fanny Burney, Madame D'Arblay, the writer. From the guide to the Charles Burney (schoolmaster and book collector) manuscript material : 1 item, 1816, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Charles Burney, D.D., English schoolmaster and book collector. From the description of Charles Burney (schoolmaster and book collector) manuscri...

Parr, Samuel, 1747-1825

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Samuel Parr was a Latin scholar and schoolmaster, educated at Cambridge. He served as perpetual curate in Warwickshire and during that time established a school in Stanmore, served as headmaster of Colchester and Norwich Schools, wrote essays and sermons with strong and often controversial leanings, and amassed a library of more than 10,000 books. He was a friend of Joseph Priestley and wrote the Latin epitaph for Samuel Johnson in St. Paul's. From the description of Samuel Parr lett...

François-Claude-Amour, marquis de Bouillé.

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George Strahan

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Joseph Nollekens

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Allen, Ralph, approximately 1693-1764

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Oliver Goldsmith.

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Laurie, Gilbert

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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...

Charles Burney, 1757-1817

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James Boswell

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Nichols, John, 1745-1826

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John Nichols (1745-1826) apprenticed as a printer in London with William Bowyer, and then entered into a partnership with Bowyer from 1767 until Bowyer's death in 1777. He served as printer, editor, and part-owner of the Gentleman's Magazine from 1778 until his death, and was a prolific editor and author of scholarly works. From the guide to the Papers, 1777-1822., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) John Nichols (1745-1826) was one of the most pr...

Cork and Orrery, Mary Monckton Boyle, Countess of, 1746-1840

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Nichols, John

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David, Henry, 1907-

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Educator, labor historian. From the description of Correspondence, with Agnes Inglis, 1933-1937, 1950. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34367793 ...

Browne, William George, 1768-1813

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Charles Burney, 1726-1814

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Wilton, Joseph

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English sculptor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hammersmith, to Ozias Humphry, 1784 Dec. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270587536 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to "Reverend Sir", 1774 Jul. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270587839 ...

Calder, John, 1733-1815

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Redding, Cyrus, 1785-1870

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Epithet: of Add MS 25905 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000877.0x000255 ...

Sir Robert Chambers

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Mackenzie, Henry, 1745-1831

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Epithet: of Add MS 35615 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000876.0x000087 Scottish author. "The Man of Feeling." From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to Dr. Currie, 1802 Dec. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606148 Henry Mackenzie, Scottish writer. From the description of Henry Mackenzie manuscript material : 2 items, 1796-1808 (New York Public Librar...

Essex Street Club.

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John Nichols?

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