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Kirgate, Thomas

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Works: 19 works in 21 publications in 1 language and 38 library holdings
Genres: History  Portraits  Anecdotes  Biography  One-act plays  Drama  Dictionaries  Poetry  Sources 
Roles: Printer, Author
Classifications: ND461, 728.84
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Publications about Thomas Kirgate
Publications by Thomas Kirgate
Most widely held works by Thomas Kirgate
The sleepwalker a comedy in two acts by Pont-de-Veyle( Book )
1 edition published in 1778 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Item no. 1859 in Two centuries of French drama, 1760-1960, a collection of 2,014 French dramas housed in the Department of Special Collections, University of Florida Libraries
The Printer's Farewell to Strawberry-Hill. [Verses signed T.K., i.e. Thomas Kirgate.] by T K.( Book )
2 editions published in 1797 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Anecdotes of painting in England; <1760-1795> with some account of the principal artists; and incidental notes on other arts by Horace Walpole( Book )
2 editions published between 1765 and 1771 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Genius howe'er sublime, pathetic, free by Horace Walpole( Book )
1 edition published in 1775 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"Strawberry Hill" [London], to Mary Berry by Horace Walpole( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1791 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Thanking her for a letter; mentioning several mutual acquaintances and their locations and healths, including Mrs. Damer; regretting that he has no news but that Calonne has arrived in London, but he does not know the purpose of his visit. Discussing his health: reporting that his gout and rheumatism are worse following a visit to a crowded, damp church. Continuing the letter (in Kirgate's hand) on Thursday evening: remarking that he is in a good deal of pain and cannot write and thanking her for a letter
"Berkeley Square" [London], to Mary Berry by Horace Walpole( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1791 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Apologizing for having sent two letters with such dismal reports of his health, but noting that he wanted to prepare them should the illness prove fatal; reporting that all danger is passed. Thanking her for a letter, saying he is glad that riding has improved their health and discussing their life in Pisa; wondering that they have not heard oftener from Mrs. Damer in Lisbon, mentioning that her dog Fidèle is dying. Continuing the letter on Monday the 24th: saying he had a restful eight hours of sleep and is recovering from the attack of gout and that he will begin to "let in a little company" and that his letters will be less dull. Continuing the letter on Tuesday the 25th: remarking that he had another good night and is on the mend; reporting that Mrs. French is dead, that George Selwyn (Walpole's "oldest acquaintance and friend") is dying, and that Lady Cecilia Johnstone called the previous day
"Strawberry Hill" [London], to Mary Berry by Horace Walpole( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1791 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Remarking on his current attack of the gout; reporting that the Revolution Club tried to have a celebration of the French Revolution, but that the venues turned them down and no one of consequence participated; describing "a much worse tumult" at Birmingham stemming from the reading of a sermon of Dr. Price. Continuing the letter on Monday evening: saying that he slept well and expecting to begin recovering from this attack of gout
"Strawberry Hill" [London], to Robert Berry by Horace Walpole( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1791 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Regretting that an attack of gout and rheumatism makes it impossible for him to write his own letter. Saying he is glad that they like Pisa, and mentioning mutual acquaintances. Continuing the letter on Monday 10th: discussing his rheumatism, hoping to be recovered by the following week
["Berkeley Square" London], to Mary Berry by Horace Walpole( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1791 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Discussing his recent illness and recovery; complaining that his friends in England have not inquired after his health; lamenting the death of George Selwyn and discussing his legacy and the legacy of Mrs. French; telling a humorous story about Caroline Vernon's loss of £200 at faro; mentioning Elizabeth Gunning's marriage negotiations. Continuing the letter on Sunday evening: mentioning that he has had several afternoon visits and referencing unrest in Constantinople. Continuing the letter (in the hand of Thomas Kirgate) on Monday evening: reporting that the gout has returned to his right arm and wrist; mentioning some local gossip; thanking her for a letter and promising to answer it fully by the next post
"Berkeley Square" [London], to Mary Berry by Horace Walpole( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1791 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Reporting that the gout attacked his right arm as well as his left, although noting that although he is uncomfortable, "danger there is none;" mentoring that he has improved upon travelling to London. Continuing the letter on Sunday the 16th: reporting that the gout does not improve and fearing that it will attack his knee; thanking her for a letter of Dec. 22 detailing their life in Pisa. Continuing the letter on Sunday evening: Reporting that he is gaining the use of two fingers in his left hand; mentioning visitors and mutual acquaintances, noting that the town is empty. Continuing the letter on Monday the 17th: rejoicing that the gout has not attacked his knee even though it has not left his arms. Continuing the letter on Tuesday morning the 18th: noting that he has had a good night but has not improved
"Strawberry Hill" [London], to Mary Berry by Horace Walpole( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1791 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Mentioning that he is much better but that he was accidentally administered a draught for vomiting instead of something for his gout; reassuring her that he is much better and listing several people that came to call that day. Asking her to thank her father for a letter, saying he is pleased by the good report of her nose; discussing the Birmingham riots and enclosing a printed account from the previous day's paper. Continuing the letter (in his own hand) on Thursday evening: thanking her for a letter containing reports of the fêtes, the conflagration of a ballroom, and their first news of the flight of Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI
A description of the villa of Mr. Horace Walpole, youngest son of Sir Robert Walpole, Earl of Orford, at Strawberry-Hill near Twickenham, Middlesex by Horace Walpole( Book )
1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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