The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. : including a journal of a tour to theHebrides, extra-illustrated, 1711-1834 (inclusive).

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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. : including a journal of a tour to the Hebrides, extra-illustrated, 1711-1834 (inclusive).

The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. : including a journal of a tour to theHebrides, extra-illustrated, 1711-1834 (inclusive).

Printed books with hundreds of inserted manuscripts and prints relating to thetext, compiled by collector William Upcott.

10 volumes (1.3 linear ft.)

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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 ...

Mansfield, William Murray, Earl of, 1705-1793

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Lord Mansfield, a British judge and parliamentary debator, served as Solicitor General (1742), Attorney General (1754), Privy Councilor (1756), and Lord Chief Justice (1756-1788). From the description of Miscellaneous papers, 1765-1769. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339899 English judge. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lincoln's Inn, to the Marchioness of Annandale, 1744 June 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606367 ...

Pitt, William, 1759-1806

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British statesman and prime minister. From the description of Papers, 1762-1884 and n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122417293 From the description of Papers, 1762-1884. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20019673 Chancellor of the Exchequer. From the description of Document signed : [London], 1784 Apr. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270890755 From the description of Document signed : [London], 1787 Nov. 23. (U...

White, Henry, 1761-1836

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English book collector and friend of Dr. Johnson. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Lichfield Cathedral Close, to Miss Lucretia Sharp, 1807 May 23-1809 Aug. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588699 Henry White (1761-1836) was an English clergyman. From the description of Papers of Henry White, 1803-1808. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 228721076 ...

Francklin, Thomas, 1721-1784

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Epithet: of Add MS 38728 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000215.0x000170 English miscellaneous writer. From the description of Autograph document signed : [n.p.], 1775 Jan. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270750512 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Queen St., to Reverend Dr. Percy, Dean of Carlisle, 1778 Nov. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270750519 Epithet: o...

Marchmont, Hugh Hume, Earl of, 1708-1794

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English politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified lord, 1763 Oct. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606479 ...

Erskine, Thomas Erskine, Baron, 1750-1823

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Thomas Erskine, first Baron Erskine, British lord chancellor. From the guide to the Thomas Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine manuscript material : 2 items, ca. 1820's-1823, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) English Lord Chancellor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to [George Colman, the younger?] at the Haymarket Theatre, 1814. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614651 Lord Chancel...

Cadell & Davies.

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The British publishing and bookselling firm of Cadell & Davies was established in 1793 as a joint partnership between Thomas Cadell (1773-1836) and William Davies (d. 1820). The pair inherited the business from Cadell's father, Thomas Cadell the elder (1742-1802), and carried on his legacy as a leader of the London book trade. After Davies's death in 1820, Cadell began publishing under his own name. The firm was dissolved in 1836 when Cadell died, although sale of the remaining copyrights an...

Samuel Johnson.

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Scarsdale, Nathaniel Curzon, Baron, 1727-1804

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T. (Thomas) Cadell

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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...

Webb, Thomas

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Epithet: of Stroud British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x0001ba Epithet: Secretary to the Duke of Richmond British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000979.0x00036c Epithet: Secretary to James, 4th Duke of Lennox British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Descripti...

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...

Courtenay, John, 1738-1816

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Epithet: MP for Appleby British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000680.0x000073 Politician and author. See "Dictionary of National Biography", v. 12, p. 338-339. From the description of Book and letter [manuscript]. 1772-1792. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225849245 ...

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 ...

Thomas Leland.

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George Anson Baron Anson

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Carlisle, Frederick Howard, earl of, 1748-1825

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British public official. From the description of Papers of Frederick Howard, Earl of Carlisle, 1778-1783. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81260354 From the description of Orders of Frederick Howard, Earl of Carlisle, 1778. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452791 ...

James Beattie.

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Northey, William

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Mr. Gibbard?

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Cooke, Thomas, 1703-1756

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Osborne, Thomas, -1767

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Emanuel Mendes da Costa

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Thomas Warton.

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Mr. Trail.

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Mrs. Munt

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Great Britain Board of Agriculture.

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C. Whiteford

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Gardner, H.

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Cadell, T. (Thomas), 1742-1802

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Thomas Cadell (1742-1802) entered the London book trade in 1758 as an apprentice to Andrew Millar. He entered into partnership with Millar in 1765, and became the sole proprietor in 1767. He was perhaps the leading bookseller in London until his retirement in 1793. He was succeeded by the firm of Cadell & Davies, consisting of his son Thomas Cadell (1773-1836) and William Davies (d. 1820). Cadell Jr. acted as sole proprietor after the death of Davies, and the firm came to a conclusion with h...

Ayloffe, Joseph, Sir, 1709-1781

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Markland, J. H. (James Heywood), 1788-1864

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Downshire, Wills Hill, Marquis of, 1718-1793

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Wills Hill (1718-1793), known as the Earl of Hillsborough, and later Marquis of Downshire. From the description of Letter to James Habersham, 1772 Apr. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38478005 British politician. Succeeded his father as Viscount Hillsborough in the peerage of Ireland, 1742; created Earl of Hillsborough in the peerage of Ireland, 1751; Baron Harwich in the peerage of Great Britain, 1756; Marquis of Downshire in the peerage of Ireland, 1789. As a member of P...

Smith, John Thomas, 1879-1947

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White, Joseph, 1745-1814

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Mr. Lawless

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Bryant, Jacob, 1715-1804

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Jacob Bryant, 1715-1804. From the description of J. Bryant letter to S. Morritt 1803. (Florida State University). WorldCat record id: 40166073 ...

Allan Ramsay.

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Croker, John Wilson, 1780-1857

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English politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Molesey, to John Murray, [probably 1834]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270525115 From the description of Autograph letter signed : West Molesey, Sussex, to Lord Palmerston, 1852 June 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270531191 John Wilson Croker (1780-1857) was an Irish politician, literary critic, and author. He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin and Lincoln's Inn, London, becoming an Iri...

Soame Jenyns, 1704-1787

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Anthony Edwards

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Anderdon, John Lavicount, 1792-1874

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Epithet: religious writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001185.0x00021b ...

Robert? Cottle

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Mr. Lysons.

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Millar, Andrew, 1707-1768

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Monboddo, James Burnett, Lord, 1714-1799

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Epithet: chandler British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001030.0x000199 Epithet: Colonel British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001030.0x00019a James Burnett, Lord Monboddo, was an eighteenth century Scottish judge, scholar of linguistic evolution and philosopher. Part of the Scottish Enlightenment, he lived in Edinburgh but was well-conne...

William Upcott

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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...

John and Josiah Boydell (Firm)

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Brooke, Frances, 1724?-1789

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Frances Brooke (b. January 12, 1724, Lincolnshire, England–d. January 23, 1789, Sleaford, England) was English novelist, essayist, playwright and translator. By the late 1740s, she had moved to London, where she embarked on her career as a poet and playwright. Under the pseudonym of Mary Singleton, Spinster, she edited thirty-seven issues of her own weekly periodical, Old Maid (1755–56). She wrote her first novel, The History of Lady Julia Mandeville, in 1763....

Gosden, Thomas, 1780-1840

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Windham, William, 1750-1810

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Epithet: Secretary-at-War British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000354.0x0000d8 Epithet: of Egerton MS 1970 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000354.0x0000cb Epithet: of Westminster British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000354.0x0000ce British statesman. ...

Ferritt

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Douglas, John, 1721-1807

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John Douglas, bishop of Salisbury and writer. From the description of John Douglas manuscript material : 1 item, 1763 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 173993566 From the guide to the John Douglas manuscript material : 1 item, 1763, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) ...

Leslie, Charles Powell, active 18th century-19th century

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Epithet: MP for county Monaghan British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000270.0x000347 Epithet: MP British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000270.0x000346 ...

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...

Hawkins, John, 1719-1789

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English music historian, antiquarian, and attorney. From the description of Letter signed, with an autograph postscript, dated : [n.p., London?] Feb. 16 1782, to Mr. [John] Langshaw, organist in Lancaster, 1782 Feb. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270665512 Epithet: writer on music history British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000411.0x00009b ...

Harris, James, 1709-1780

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James Harris, English philosopher and musical patron. He is best remembered for his Hermes, or, A Philosophical Inquiry Concerning Universal Grammar (1751). From the description of James Harris manuscript material : 2 items, 1743-1765 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 300092941 ...

La Trobe, Benjamin, 1725-1786

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English preacher and Moravian leader (born 1725 or 1728). From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to "your Ladyship", 1777 July 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871202 ...

Rose, George, 1744-1818

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w67h2b76 (person)

English statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Sir Philip Francis, 1811 Oct. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270657572 British statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Richard Burke, 1784 Mar. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270657568 Secretary to the Treasury. From the description of Secretarial copy of a letter : [London], to John King, 1793 July 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record i...

Towers, Joseph, 1737-1799

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Society for the Encouragement of Learning

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Watson, Richard, 1737-1816

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Mr. Holt

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Rivington, James, 1724-1802

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English-American printer and bookseller. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Peter Van Scheeck of Kundahook, 1791 July 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270655298 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Samuel Galloway, 1768 May 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270655295 James Rivington was a bookseller, printer, and journalist in London and New York. Publisher of a prominent Loyalist newspaper, he was later disco...

Birch, Wyrley

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Ogilvie, John, 1732-1813

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Oxford, Robert Harley, earl of, 1661-1724

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6z326rn (person)

British statesman. Robert Harley was born in London, England. He became a lawyer, and a Whig MP in 1689. In 1701 he was elected Speaker, and in 1704 became secretary of state. Shortly after, he became sympathetic to the Tories, and from 1708 worked to undermine the power of the Whigs. In 1710 Godolphin was dismissed, and Harley made Chancellor of the Exchequer, head of the government, and in 1711 Earl of Oxford and Lord High Treasurer. The principal act of his administra...

F. (Francis) Wingrave

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Graves, Richard, 1715-1804

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Epithet: Reverend British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000839.0x0003ab Epithet: DD, Senior Fellow of Trin. Coll., Dublin British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000839.0x0003a8 English author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Bath, to Robert Barton in Shrewsbury, 1772 May 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2695...

Orme, Robert, 1728-1801

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Historiographer to the East India Company, 1769-1801. From the description of Letter, 1769 Aug. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122413200 1744-1758 offical of the East India Company; 1754-1758 member of Madras Council; 1769 first official historiographer of the East India Company; 1770 fellow of the Society of Antiquaries Epithet: East India Company official and historian British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : De...

Mr. Birch.

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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 ...

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...

Macclesfield, George Parker, Earl of, 1697-1764

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English astronomer. From the description of Signature on franked envelope : to the Rev. Doct. Niblet, Vice-Chancellor of Oxford, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609558 ...

Knapton, Paul, fl. 1735-1770

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Neville, George

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Devonshire, William Cavendish, Duke of, 1720-1764

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Thomas, à Becket, Saint, 1118?-1170

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Palmerston, Henry Temple, Viscount, 1739-1802

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Henry Temple, second Viscount Palmerston (1739-1802), was a politician and traveller. He took his seat in the Irish House of Lords in 1761, but never spoke. In 1762 he was elected for the Cornish pocket borough of East Looe, but was only a very occasional speaker, preferring foreign travel to political duty. He was presented to the French royal family at Versailles in 1762, and in 1763 took a grand tour of Europe, where he met John Wilkes and Voltaire. He returned to his house, Broadlands, in Ha...

Sir Henry? Johnson.

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Dempster, George, 1732-1818

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George Dempster of Dunnichen was born in Edinburgh in 1732, the grandson and namesake of a prosperous merchant and banker. He was educated at the University of St. Andrew and received legal training at the University of Edinburgh, becoming a member of the Faculty of Advocates in 1775 at the young age of 23. With his wealth, education and social standing, Dempster moved easily into the brilliant circle of Scottish Renaissance philosophers and literai that included David Hume, William Robinson, Ja...

Stuart, Daniel, 1766-1846

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Daniel Stuart served in the Mexican War of Liberation under Generals Mina and Guerrero. From the description of Petition, 1823 Nov 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702130234 English journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Samuel Taylor COleridge, 1802 Sept. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574943 From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : [n.p.], to Samuel Taylor Coleridge, ca. 1802?. (Unknown)....

Bowyer, William, 1699-1777

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William Bowyer (1699-1777) was the only son of printer William Bowyer (1663-1737). He studied as a sizar at St. John's College, Cambridge, but did not take a degree. Bowyer was printer for the Royal Society and printed votes for the House of Commons as well as some of his own works. From the description of William Bowyer papers, 1674-1874. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702146577 Epithet: the younger, printer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : P...

Donaldson, Alexander, -1794

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Sinclair, John, Sir, 1754-1835

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First president of the Board of Agriculture in Great Britain. From the description of ALS : London, to James Monroe, Washington, D.C., 1817 May 27. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122541814 Scottish agriculturist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Whitehall, to [Thomas Jefferson], 1789 Mar. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664079 English agriculturist. From the description of Autograph letter signed ...

James, R. (Robert), 1703?-1776.

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Parker, Sackville, 1707-1796

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Robert Adam?

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Lucian, of Samosata

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Vyse, William, 1741 or 2-1816.

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Mackintosh, James, Sir, 1765-1832

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Sir James Mackintosh, Irish political writer and politician. From the description of Sir James Mackintosh manuscript material : 15 items, 1799-1825 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 654853220 From the guide to the Sir James Mackintosh manuscript material : 18 items, 1799-1826, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Epithet: MP British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Desc...

Buchan, David Stewart Erskine, Earl of, 1742-1829

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Historian, artist, scholar. From the description of Autograph note with a sketch : to Lady Anne Hamilton. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614608 From the description of Autograph letter : to "Urania" (Lady Anne Hamilton), not dated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614598 From the description of Autograph memorandum to accompany Col. Erskine of Mar's letter. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614595 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Lad...

William Fitzherbert

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Society of the Friends of the People (Great Britain)

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The Society of the Friends of the People was a political society formed at the Freemason's Tavern in 1792. From the description of Declaration or manifesto, 1792 Apr 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702185416 ...

Robert Spencer.

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Dilly, Charles, 1739-1807

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Charles Dilly was apprenticed to his brother Edward Dilly (1732-1779) as a bookseller in 1756 and joined the firm in 1764 and worked jointly with Edward until his death in 1779. Charles continued in the trade until he sold the firm to Joseph Mawman in 1800. From the description of [Letter] 1795 Oct. 7, London [to] Mr. Young, Philadelphia / C. Dilly. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 191958952 ...

Charles Dilly

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Henry, Robert, 1718-1790

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Scottish historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to T. Cadell, 1783 Jan. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270467788 Epithet: Captain; Royal Marine Artillery British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000390.0x000375 ...

George Robinson & Co.

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Hardwicke, Philip Yorke, Earl of, 1690-1764

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Philip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke (1690-1764) was a judge who served for many years as Lord Chancellor of England. From the description of Hardwicke collection, ca. 1500-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122314076 From the guide to the Hardwicke collection, ca. 1500-1900, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Upcott, William, 1779-1845

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Epithet: of Collumpton British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000506.0x000155 Upcott was a British antiquarian and collector. From the description of Johnsoniana, or supplement to Boswell : scrapbook, ca.1750-1836. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77584551 From the guide to the William Upcott scrapbook of Johnsoniana, or supplement to Boswell, ca.1750-1836., (Houghton Library, Harvard Col...

Hill, John, 1714?-1775

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Author. John Hill, born around 1714, was a miscellaneous writer, best known for his The British herbal, published in 1756. He died in 1775. From the description of Letter, 1769. (Florida State University). WorldCat record id: 50683373 ...

Walpole, Robert, Earl of Orford, 1676-1745

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English statesman. From the description of Document signed : [n.p.], 1741 Oct. 3 and 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874691 British statesman, first lord of the treasury and chancellor of the exchequer. From the description of Letters, 1734. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 41546346 British statesman. From the description of Document signed : Horse Guards, 1721 Jan. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270890831 Fro...

J. (John) Nourse

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Warren, Thomas, d. 1767

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Beattie, James, 1735-1803

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James Beattie was Professor of Moral Philosophy at Marischal College, Aberdeen, Scotland. From the description of Notes on James Beattie's lectures, 1766-1767. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58659044 Scottish poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Aberdeen, to Dr. Lettsom, 1779 Oct. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270621921 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to the Reverend Mr. Calde...

Lowth, Robert, 1710-1787

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Robert Lowth was born in England on November 27, 1710, the youngest son of Dr. and Mrs. William Lowth. He entered Winchester College in 1722 and received a scholarship to New College, Oxford, in 1729. Lowth graduated from Oxford taking the B.A. in 1733 and the M.A. in 1737. In 1735 Lowth had entered the Anglican Church and was appointed vicar of Overton, Hampshire. He remained at this position until 1741 when he was appointed professor of poetry at Oxford. During his tenure at Oxford, Lowth acqu...

Andrew Millar

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Sir William St. Quintin

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Dodington, George Bubb, Baron of Melcombe Regis, 1691-1762

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Baron George Dubb Dodington (1691-1762), politician and diarist. In 1744 he was appointed treasurer of the navy, but wavered in his support of George II, periodically opting instead to back his friend, the Prince of Wales. In 1761, following the accession of George III, he was created Baron Melcombe. From the description of Diary, 1749 Mar 8-1761 Feb 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702184332 British statesman. Born in 1691, George Dodington became ...

Ireland, W. H. (William Henry), 1777-1835

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English forger of Shakespeare manuscripts. From the description of Autograph forgery in the form of an autograph receipt signed by William Shakespeare : [London], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269518423 English forger. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Mrs. Colepeper, 1825 July 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269528697 William Henry Ireland, English writer and literary forger. From the description of W...

Millar, Andrew

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Epithet: bookseller and publisher, of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000474.0x000086 Epithet: publisher British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000474.0x000087 ...

Kippis, Andrew, 1725-1795

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Epithet: DD; of Add MS 35614 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000695.0x000206 Biographer and author. See Dictionary of National Biography, v. XXXI, p. 1995-1997. From the description of The life of Captain James Cook (with five letters tipped in) [manuscript]. 1763-1819. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225829977 Andrew Kippis, Presbyterian minister and biographer. Kippis was one o...

George Byng, 1st Viscount Torrington.

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Savage, Richard, -1743

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Epithet: of Stowe MS 201 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001305.0x0000a9 Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000492.0x0000ec ...

Mr. Rollin

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Disraeli, Isaac, 1766-1848

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English man of letters. From the description of Autograph letter in third person : "Bloomsbury Square," to Mr. Dyer, 1819 Jan. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270513421 Isaac Disraeli, English writer. His volumes of biographical anecdotes, Curiosities of Literature (1791-1823), were highly popular throughout the 19th century. He is the father of Benjamin Disraeli, British prime minister and novelist. From the description of Isaac Disraeli manuscript material : ...

R. Jackson.

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Ducarel, Andrew Coltee, 1713-1785

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Epithet: DD British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000684.0x0000f3 ...

Belsham, William, 1752-1827

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Woodhouselee, Alexander Fraser Tytler, Lord, 1747-1813

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Scottish historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to Thomas Cadell, 1784 Jan. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270584008 Alexander Fraser Tytler was born in Edinburgh on 15 October 1747. After education in the city he was sent to school in Kensington in 1763, and then attended Edinburgh University from 1765. Tytler was called to the Scottish Bar in 1770, and in 1780 he was appointed joint-Professor of Universal History at Edinburgh University...

Cottle, Joseph, 1770-1853

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John Gloag.

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Warton, Joseph, 1722-1800

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Joseph Warton was an influential author and critic, a literary radical who encouraged the use of imagination and eschewed traditional verse forms in his criticism and his own writing. Warton was born in Surrey, and educated at Oxford University, where he developed an interest in poetry and imagination; he began publishing verse soon after, and literary essays on figures such as Milton, Shakespeare, and Pope. He taught at Winchester College, eventually becoming master and later headmaster, forcin...

Rose, William, 1719-1786

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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, 1709-1784

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Tooke, John Horne, 1736-1812

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English politician and philologist. From the description of Autograph receipt signed : [n.p.], 1782 Dec. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572793 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Sir Philip Francis, [before 1782] Sept. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572786 From the description of Autograph receipt signed, 1798 Mar. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572790 ...

Seward, William, 1747-1799

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English man of letters. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Worcester, to [Mr. Cadell], 1791 Sept. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664109 From the description of Autograph letter in third person : [n.p.], to Miss Burney, [1785]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662094 ...

David Stewart Erskine, Earl of Buchan

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Jorden, William, 1685-1739

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Crouch.

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Henderson, John, 1757-1788

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Bulkeley, Thomas James Bulkeley, Viscount, 1752-1822

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Nicol, G. (George)

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John Egerton

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Thomas Astle.

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Rev. Mr. Byron

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Adam, Robert

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Epithet: of Add MS 38205 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000741.0x00008c Epithet: architect British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x000088 ...

Claudianus, Claudius

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Strahan, William, 1715-1785

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Epithet: Secretary to Sir P Meadows British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000444.0x000155 William Strahan was a London printer and publisher, member of Parliament, and friend of Benjamin Franklin. From the description of Journals and accounts, 1751-1777. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122589409 From the guide to the William Strahan journals and accounts, 1751-1777, ...

Hanway, Jonas, 1712-1786

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English traveller and philanthropist. From the description of Autograph signature to a bill (Victualling Course), 1782 July 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129853 From the description of Autograph signature to a certificate : Victualling Office, London, 1762 Nov. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129854 Hanway was an English merchant, traveler, and philanthropist. In London (from 1750) he occupied himself with many philanthropic measures, especially those ai...

Kennicott, Benjamin, 1718-1783

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Benjamin Kennicott (1718-83) was a Hebraist. He was educated and worked most of his life in Oxford. He was the first to systematically examine and produce a collation of the Hebrew manuscripts of the Old Testament. His chief work was Vetus Testamentum hebraicum cum variis lectionibus, 2 vols. (Oxford, 1776-80). See the Dictionary of National Biography for details. From the guide to the Hebrew Biblical manuscripts of Benjamin Kennicott, 1222-15th century, (University of Oxford, Depart...

Porteus, Beilby

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P. Wyndham

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Thomas Cadell?

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Jacob Tonson

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Lackington and Co.

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Robert Triphook

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Williams, Helen Maria, 1762-1827

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Helen Maria Williams was an English and French writer. From the description of Helen Maria Williams preface to a translation of Mr. Humboldt's Personal narrative etc., ca. 1814. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 49014664 Epithet: authoress British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000212.0x000332 ...

Mr Taylor

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Campbell, John, 1708-1775

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English miscellaneous writer. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) and one letter signed : [London], to Sir Philip Francis, 1771 Oct. 24 and 1773 Dec. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134399 ...

J. Grenville

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Roberts, John A., 1944-

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Epithet: Lieutenant British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001195.0x00037b Epithet: of Add MS 32702 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001195.0x000383 Epithet: MP for Harwich; Commissioner of the Board of Trade British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001195.0x00037e ...

Robinson, George

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Epithet: clerk at the Custom Home British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001302.0x000172 Epithet: Lieutenant; RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001302.0x000174 ...

William Davies

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Longman, Thomas, 1731-1797

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Wilcox, John, bookseller

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Greene, Richard, 1716-1793

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Nourse, J. (John), d. 1780

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Lewis, Paul

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Metcalfe, Philip, 1735-1818.

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Philip Metcalfe was a distiller and a Minister of Parliament for London. He served as an executor of the estate of painter Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), along with Edmund Burke and Edmond Malone. From the guide to the Papers concerning the Sir Joshua Reynolds estate, 1791-1906 (inclusive), 1791-1799 (bulk)., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Philip Metcalfe was a distiller and a Minister of Parliament for London. He served as an executor for ...

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...

Robinson, George, 1736-1801

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Foulis, Robert, 1707-1776

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Vallancey, Charles, 1721-1812

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Charles Vallancey was a British general and Chief Engineer of Ireland. From the description of Military itinerary of the South of Ireland, 1796. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122540718 From the guide to the Military itinerary of the South of Ireland, 1796, 1796, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Robert Dodsley

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Hurd, Richard, 1720-1808

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Bishop of Worcester. From the description of Autograph fair copy of a poem, signed "R. Hurd M.A. Fellow of Emmanuel College", ca. 1748. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269518414 ...

Church of St. John of Jerusalem

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Peter Butchard.

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Mr. Baker

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William Combe.

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Harte, Walter, 1709-1774

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