Records of Cadell & Davies, 1697-1858.

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Cadell & Davies. Records of Cadell & Davies, 1697-1858.

Records of Cadell & Davies, 1697-1858.

The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence and records (accounts, bills, estimates, receipts, orders to pay and promissory notes). Correspondents represented in the collection include: Cadell & Davies, Thomas Cadell, 1742-1802, Thomas Cadell, 1773-1836, William Davies, d. 1820, William Dickinson, Nathan Drake, William Gilpin, William Parr Greswell, John Home, Daniel Lysons, Edward Nares, William Pengree Sherlock and Sharon Turner.

622 pieces.11 boxes.

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There are 14 Entities related to this resource.

Drake, Nathan, 1766-1836

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Dickinson, William, 1756-1822

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Lysons, Daniel, 1762-1834

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Topographer Daniel Lysons received both a B.A. and M.A. at Oxford, and, having taken religious orders, became curate in Mortlake and later Putney, Surrey. It was here he began his survey of the London region, later published in four volumes, with many drawings by the author. Together with his brother, Samuel, he undertook a survey of Britain called Magna Britannia, but only six volumes were completed before Samuel's death. He also provided illustrations for other works, and published several rel...

Sherlock, William Pengree, b. 1775.

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Cadell, Thomas, 1773-1836

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London publisher and bookseller. From the description of Papers, 1775-1832. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19317004 ...

Gilpin, William, 1724-1804

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British landscape draftsman and author, and Anglican divine. From the description of Letter : Vicar's Hill, to Henry Harnett, Spithead, 1800 Oct. 20. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81666090 ...

Nares, Edward, 1762-1841

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Edward Nares (1762-1841) was an author and historian. See the Dictionary of National Biography for details. From the guide to the Lectures by Edward Nares, Regius Professor of Modern History, Oxford University, 1817-1825, (University of Oxford, Bodleian Library) Epithet: Acting Mate, RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001297.0x0001db ...

Clarke, James Stanier, 1765?-1834

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James Stanier Clarke, Church of England clergyman and author. He served for a short time as a chaplain in the British navy. He published several books relating to naval history, and in 1812 was appointed historiographer to the king. From the description of James Stanier Clarke manuscript material : 3 items, ca. 1801-1821 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 99734540 From the guide to the James Stanier Clarke manuscript material : 3 items, ca. 1801-1821, (The New Yo...

Greswell, William Parr, 1765-1854

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Epithet: Reverend British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001240.0x0003b5 Epithet: bibliographer; Perpetual Curate of Denton, county Lancashire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001089.0x0000f0 ...

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...

Turner, Sharon, 1768-1847

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English historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Yarmouth, to an unidentifed recipient, 1810 May 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573575 ...

Home, John, 1722-1808

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John Home was an English dramatist. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191526558 John Home, Church of Scotland minister and playwright. From the description of John Home manuscript material : 2 items, (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 427652648 From the guide to the John Home manuscript material : 3 items, late 18th-early 19th century, (The New York Public Library...

Davies, William d. 1820

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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...