Diary : manuscript, May 6 - June 20, 1775.


Beattie, James, 1735-1803. Diary : manuscript, May 6 - June 20, 1775.

Diary : manuscript, May 6 - June 20, 1775.

Contains frequent mentions of author Elizabeth Robinson Montagu, scientist Joseph Priestly, and painter Sir Joshua Reynolds. Contains brief accounts of meetings with Samuel Johnson (May 18) and King George III (May 26).

1 v. (21 leaves) ; 16 cm.

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