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Kirgate, Thomas 1734-1810

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Works: 42 works in 45 publications in 1 language and 78 library holdings
Genres: History  Portraits  Anecdotes  Biography  Poetry  Sources  Dictionaries 
Roles: Printer
Classifications: ND461, 759.2
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Publications about Thomas Kirgate
Publications by Thomas Kirgate
Most widely held works by Thomas Kirgate
The sleep-walker : a comedy : in two acts by Pont-de-Veyle( Book )
1 edition published in 1778 in English and held by 11 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
Cockey's New Year's address by Thomas Kirgate( Book )
in English and held by 3 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 3 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
To Mr. Gray, on his odes by David Garrick( Book )
1 edition published in 1797 in English and held by 2 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
"Berkeley Square" [London], to Mary Berry by Horace Walpole( Book )
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
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
[Notice of the raffling of A description of the villa of Horace, earl of Orford, at Strawberry-Hill, Twickenham] by Thomas Kirgate( Book )
1 edition published in 1801 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
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
"Strawberry Hill" [London], to Mary Berry by Horace Walpole( Book )
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
["Berkeley Square" London], to Mary Berry by Horace Walpole( Book )
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
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
"Berkeley Square" [London], to Mary Berry by Horace Walpole( Book )
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
 
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