Autograph letter from Richard Graves, Claverton near Bath, to [James] Dodsley [manuscript], 1781October 28.

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Graves, Richard, 1715-1804,. Autograph letter from Richard Graves, Claverton near Bath, to [James] Dodsley [manuscript], 1781October 28.

Autograph letter from Richard Graves, Claverton near Bath, to [James] Dodsley [manuscript], 1781October 28.

Gives information about William Somerville, some of which Dr. Johnson incorporated in the 1783 edition of his Lives of the Poets.

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Somerville, William, 1675-1742

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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...

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...

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 ...