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Kirgate, Thomas 1734-1810

Overview
Works: 42 works in 45 publications in 1 language and 79 library holdings
Genres: History  Portraits  Anecdotes  Poetry  Biography  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Printer
Classifications: AC4, 759.2
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Publications about Thomas Kirgate
Publications by Thomas Kirgate
Most widely held works by Thomas Kirgate
The sleep-walker by Pont-de-Veyle( Book )
1 edition published in 1778 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
The printer's farewell to Strawberry-Hill by Sylvester Harding( Book )
2 editions published between 1797 and 1979 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
The muse recalled, an ode occasioned by the nuptials of Lord Viscount Althorp and Miss Lavinia Bingham ... By William Jones, Esq by William Jones( Book )
1 edition published in 1781 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
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
Cockey's New Year's address by Thomas Kirgate( Book )
in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
For the benefit of T. Kirgate, late printer at Strawberry Hill. To be raffled for ... A Description of the Villa of Horace, earl of Orford by Thomas Kirgate( Book )
2 editions published in 1801 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
To Mr. Gray, on his odes by David Garrick( Book )
1 edition published in 1797 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Poem by David Garrick
A suppplement to the catalogue of books, prints, &c. belonging to Mr. Thomas Kirgate ... being the entire remainder of his collection by Thomas Kirgate( Book )
1 edition published in 1810 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"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
"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
["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
Books, prints, and curiosities. A catalogue of the valuable and curios collections, late the property of Mr. Thomas Kirgate by Thomas Kirgate( Book )
1 edition published in 1810 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
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
Collections from which were purchased many of the curiosities at Strawberry Hill, viz. by Thomas Kirgate( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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