Autograph letters signed from Thomas Davies, London, to David Garrick and [James Granger] [manuscript], 1769-[1778].

ArchivalResource

Davies, Thomas, 1713-1785,. Autograph letters signed from Thomas Davies, London, to David Garrick and [James Granger] [manuscript], 1769-[1778].

Autograph letters signed from Thomas Davies, London, to David Garrick and [James Granger] [manuscript], 1769-[1778].

(1) concerns Davies' bankruptcy and the debt which he owes Garrick. He also thanks Garrick for his subscription to Samuel Johnson on his behalf.

2 items.

Related Entities

There are 4 Entities related to this resource.

Davies, Thomas, 1713-1785

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6bp0dn9 (person)

English actor and bookseller introduced Boswell to Johnson. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to James Granger, 1772 Jan. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270523795 ...

Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6sb43r1 (person)

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...

Garrick, David, 1717-1779

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6qf8w12 (person)

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...

Granger, James, 1723-1776

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w61c2355 (person)