Samuel Johnson papers, 1710-1971, bulk 1710-1772.

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Johnson, Samuel, 1696-1772. Samuel Johnson papers, 1710-1971, bulk 1710-1772.

Samuel Johnson papers, 1710-1971, bulk 1710-1772.

Three volumes of correspondence, including some letterbook copies; many sermons, individually bound; prayers; and other manuscript materials.

6.5 linear ft. ( 1 box, 85 volumes & 2 card file boxes)

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