Diaries of Isaac Reed [manuscript], 1762-1804.

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Reed, Isaac, 1742-1807. Diaries of Isaac Reed [manuscript], 1762-1804.

Diaries of Isaac Reed [manuscript], 1762-1804.

Diary entries are mainly brief and reflect little of Reed's many scholarly and editorial activities. They are chiefly concerned with his social life and are valuable for their miscellaneous information concerning the many prominent persons with whom Reed was on intimate terms, including Samuel Johnson, David Garrick, George Steevens, Edmund Malone, George Romney, and many others. Because of his frequent attendance at plays the diaries are a valuable source for theatrical history. Contents: M.a.117 Diary, March 17, 1762-December 31, 1763, labeled: "1. 1762-1763" (bound in ornamental paper, 15.5 x 10 cm) -- M.a.118 Diary, January 4, 1764-December 17, 1764, labeled: "2. 1764" (paper bound, 15 x 10 cm) -- M.a.119 Diary, January 7, 1765-December 25, 1766, labeled "3" (paper bound, 14 x 9 cm) -- M.a.120 Diary, August 26, 1766-September 15, 1765 titled: "4. Mr. Reeds Journals. 26 Augt 1766, 67" and labeled: "I. Reed. Itinerarys et caetera. 1766" (paper bound, 20 x 13 cm) -- M.a.121 Diary, January 1, 1767-December 31, 1768, labeled: "5.1767, 1768" (marbled paper, 14 x 9 cm) -- M.a.122 diary, January 1, 1769-December 31, 1771, labeled: "No. 6" (paper bound, 14 x 9.5 cm) -- M.a.123 diary, January 3, 1772-December 31, 1775, labeled: "7. 1772, 1773, 1774, 1775." (marbled paper, 15 x 10 cm) -- M.a.124 Diary, January 1, 1776-December 31, 1780, labeled: "8. 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, 1780" (marbled paper, 15 x 10 cm) -- M.a.125 Diary, January 1, 1781-December 31, 1782, labeled: "9. 1781, 1782." (marbled paper, 15 x 10.5 cm) -- M.a.126 Diary, January 1, 1783-December 31, 1785, labeled: "11. 1783, 1784, 1785" (marbled paper, 15 x 10 cm) -- M.a.127 Diary, January 2, 1786-October 27, 1789, labeled: "No. 13" (paper-bound, 16 x 10 cm) -- M.a.128 Diary, July 31, 1790-August 11, 1790, labeled "No. 16. 1790"; on inside cover: "Self Importance. I.R. 1790" (marbled paper, 16 x 10 cm) -- M.a.129 Diary, January 3, 1790-December 25-1792, labeled: "No. 17. 1790, 1791, 1792" (marbled paper, 16 x 10 cm) -- M.a.130 Diary, April 29, 1796-June 4, 1796, labeled: "No. 20. 1796"; at head: "Self Importance. 1796" (marbled paper, 16 x 10 cm) -- M.a.131 Diary, January 22, 1800-December 25, 1802, labeled: "No. 21. 1800, 1, 2" (marbled paper, new (Folger 1952) cloth backstrip, 16 x 10 cm).

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