[Correspondence concerning the Latin epitaph for Dr. Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)], [1790][copies made ca. 1821-1823].


Parr, Samuel, 1747-1825. [Correspondence concerning the Latin epitaph for Dr. Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)], [1790][copies made ca. 1821-1823].

[Correspondence concerning the Latin epitaph for Dr. Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)], [1790][copies made ca. 1821-1823].

Collection of copied letters. Printers' copy of letters, made for or by John Johstone (1768-1836), with editorial annotations, for Johnstone's fourth volume of Parr's Works. Many of the originals of these letters are lost, and the 1828 publication lacks many passages found in these copies. Writers include, in addition to those listed above: Ned Routh, John Bacon (1740-1799), William Seward (1747-1799), and William Scott, Baron Stowell (1745-1836).

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