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Samuel Johnson letters, 1731-1784.

Author: Samuel JohnsonT CadellDavid GarrickHester Maria Elphinstone Keith, ViscountessBennet LangtonAll authors
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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This collection consists of 744 letters and fragments written by Johnson between 1731 and 1784, and manuscript transcripts and reproductions of other Johnson letters which are unavailable elsewhere. It includes 232 letters to Johnson's most regular correspondent, his friend Hester Lynch Thrale (later Hester Lynch Piozzi), from 1765 until 1784. Other particularly noteworthy correspondents were actor David Garrick;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Samuel Johnson; Samuel Johnson
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Johnson; T Cadell; David Garrick; Hester Maria Elphinstone Keith, Viscountess; Bennet Langton; Thomas Lawrence; Thomas Percy; Hester Lynch Piozzi; Lucy Porter; Frances Reynolds; Joshua Reynolds, Sir; Samuel Richardson; John Taylor; Henry Thrale; Donald & Mary Hyde Collection of Dr. Samuel Johnson (Houghton Library)
OCLC Number: 612836443
Language Note: In English.
Description: 6 boxes (1.75 linear ft.)

Abstract:

This collection consists of 744 letters and fragments written by Johnson between 1731 and 1784, and manuscript transcripts and reproductions of other Johnson letters which are unavailable elsewhere. It includes 232 letters to Johnson's most regular correspondent, his friend Hester Lynch Thrale (later Hester Lynch Piozzi), from 1765 until 1784. Other particularly noteworthy correspondents were actor David Garrick; the painters Frances Reynolds and Sir Joshua Reynolds; and novelist Samuel Richardson. Regular correspondents represented most heavily in the collection include Mrs. Thrale's daughter Hester (later Hester Maria Elphinstone, Viscountess Keith); friend and protege Bennet Langton; stepdaughter Lucy Porter; and boyhood friend John Taylor. All but four of the complete letters were published in Redford's Hyde Edition, the exceptions being letters to Thomas Cadell, Thomas Lawrence, Thomas Percy, and Henry Thrale.

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