Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century: Consisting of Authentic Memoirs and Original Letters of Eminent Persons; and Intended as a Sequel to the Literary Anecdotes, 7. kötet

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ANDERSON to PERCY July 31 Thanks for Bishop Percys present c
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votions of Queen
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SAME June 15 Invitation to Dromore progress of Graingers Works
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ANDERSON to PERCY July 5 Proposed visit to Dromore
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ANDERSON to PERCY Dec 16 Extract from Lady Dalrymples and Lord
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SAME Aug 16 Letters relating to the Grainger family Bishop Percys ill
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SAME Jan 24 1804 Death of Mr Alex Thomson Miss Bannerman see
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PERCY to ANDERSON Aug 16 Bishop Percys Runic Poetry and Northern
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PERCY to ANDERSON Oct 17 Mr T Armstrong Bishop Percys liberality
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ANDERSON to PERCY April 3 Dr Grainger Col Johnes Mr Laings
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PERCY to ANDERSON May Macpherson Lord Buchans Oriental
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ANDERSON TO Percy Dec 14 Mr Boyle the banker and Mr John Lays
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SAME March 25 1806 Northern Antiquities Dr Andersons Life
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ANDERSON to MR Thos ROBINSON Oct 30 See note compliments him
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PERCY to ANDERSON Jan 4 1808 The Bishops strictures on Mr J C
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ANDERSON to PERCY July 14Death of Dr T Percy the Bishops nephew
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SAME May 12 Short notice of Dr Andersons tour
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DR W H DRUMMOND to PERCY Feb 1 See note Account of the Irish
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SAME Aug 17 Intended journey to Ochtertyre to visit Mr Ramsay with
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MR SHENSTONE to Mr MGOWAN Sept 24 1761 On Erse poetry
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List of his Works Percys contributions to the Grand Magazine
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Tibullus translated by Percy see note
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SAME March 30 Medical advice Tibullus inquiries after friends
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SAME April 14 Dr Griffiths Miss Anne Guthridge afterwards
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ANDERSON to PERCY May 18 Ill health the cause of silence summer tour
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Epistles Dr Percys Ode on the death of Earl of Sussex not known to
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SAME March 31 Dr Graingers intended departure from England sends
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GRAINGER to PERCY Jan 16 1761 Robert Lloyds Odes see note
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SAME April 18 1763 The Sugar Cane private affairs public news
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SAME May 25 1765 Disapproves of Mr Percys design to write
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Zone
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SAME Sept 13 Graingers books and inquiry for his portrait see p 295
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BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICE OF JAMES BOSWELL
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SAME July 12 1786 Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides solicits con
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PERCY to BosWELL Feb 28 Congratulates him on his preferment
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SAME April 9 4 Debate on the Corporation and Test Acts Life
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Same Dec 26 His continental tour Rev W Johnson Temple see note
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BOSWELL to PERCY March 12 1790 Death of Mrs Boswell Life
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SAME March 25 Character of the Tour to the Hebrides Boswells
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Miss SEWARD to Gent Mag April 12 On the character of Dr Johnson
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to Gent MAG July 7 1787 A defence of Dr Johnson in Olla
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BOSWELL to GENT Mag Nov 16 On the above communication of Miss
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Miss SEWARD to Gent Mag Dec 14 In reply to Mr Boswell Bishop
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SAME Oct 21 On the character of Mr Seward as drawn by Dr Johnson
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SAME June 12 Inquiries relative to certain papers in Spectator see
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BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICE OF Rev GEORGE ASHBY
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SAME Oct 24 Addresses him as Uncle poem in blank verse mentioned
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SAME May 22 Oly Prancing see note Mr Lambes Flodden Field
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SAME March 1 1776 On the same subject
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SAME April 10 Mr Bryant on the Apamean Medal see note
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SAME Dec 11 Thetford see note Satirical Medal of Lion and Lambs
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SAME to Gough March 12 1788 Death of Mrs Nichols Lady Tir
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Same to HERBERT June 4 1790 The Gold Book David Clements
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SAME Feb 28 Defeat in the Royal Society of the party against Sir Joseph
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SAME Aug 15 Journey to Chester c Mr Traviss answer to Gibbon
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SAME March 21 The Irish Church and the Dissenters Mrs Piozzi
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PERCY TO NARES Dec 28 Bishop Percys note on Ritsons attack intended
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SAME June 26 Controversial pamphlets see note Courayers Last Sen
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SAME May 9 Progress of Graingers Works and notes on them William
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LORT to Percy April 17 Bishop Porteus preferments in the Church
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SAME April 13 1789 Dr Lorts illhealth the Kings illness and reco
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SAME April 16 Sends a number of pamphlets with remarks Mr Burke
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SAME July 13 Dr Lorts accident and Mrs Percys illness sends pam
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SAME Sept 13 Notice of an article in the Edinburgh Annual Register
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BIRCH to LORT May 9 1761 Mr Lorts proposed Life and Correspondence
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LETTERS FROM DR LORT TO THE Hon HORACE WALPOLE
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SAME July 27 Mr Lorts sermon before the University
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SAME June 20 1778 Mr Lorts paper on Celts c Viscount Shannons
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Sheldons sale see note Prince Charles of Lor
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SAME Nov 10 Dr Gregorys memoir of Chatterton for the Biog Britannica
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On Chattertons knowledge of Heraldry in a letter to Mr Bigland Somerset
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SAME July 17 George Chapman Jas Aske Pontius Pilates Letter
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SAME Feb 2 Presents Dr Birch with the Reliques of Ancient Poetry
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MRS LORT to Percy Feb 27 Promises to return all the Bishops letters
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Character of Archdeacon Nares by the Rev W Beloe
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SAME Jan 19 1801 The review of Nicholss Leicestershire meeting
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SAME April 28 Sir Richard Musgraves reply to Dr Caulfield Dr Caul
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SAME May 18 Bishop Percys health Miltons Lycophron Todds
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SAME Feb 6 1804 Death of Ritson his work on Animal Food
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Nares to GENT Mag June 13 1789 Dr Burneys History of Music
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NARES to NICHOLS Nov 16 1812 Preface to the Lectures of
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NARES to NICHOLS March 17 Critique on Mr Francis Baily on An
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NARES to Gent Mag Jan 2 1815 Mr Naress Essay on Craniology
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SAME Dec 11 On the construction of Organs
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NARES to POLWAELE Feb 12 Mr Naress efforts for Mr Polwheles pre
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NARES to Nichols March Query relative to the author of Umbritii Can
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NARES to NICHOLS Dec 11 Review of Rev G Sackville Cotters Transla
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SAME The same subject continued
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Memoir of Rev John Hellins by Archdeacon Nares
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Nares to Nichols Dec 7 Memoir of Joseph Planta Esq by Mr Arch
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SAME Sept 4 Offers his assistance to Mr Gough plan of the Essay
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WALKER to GOUGH Nov 10 Correctors of Mr Goughs proof sheets
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WALKER to GOUGH Dec 21 Print of Irish Dresses from MS Froissart
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edition of Henry Brookes Works by his daughter
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PERCY to WALKER Sept 24 Gives a letter of introduction to Mr Byres
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See note on the conduct of Mr Ritson towards
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WALKER to PINKERTON March 13 His literary prospects on the death
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SAME April 2 Poem of the Earl of Essex Mr Marsdens Catalogue
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WALKER to PERCY July 8 On English blank verse
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SAYE Dec 2_Pinkertons Poetical Worke
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WALKER to Rev H Boyd Nov 29 1804 Mr Walkers severe illness
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Conversation between Dr Johnson and Dr Campbell on the right of Conquest
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SAME Oct 25 Character of the English by a French lady interview with
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Mr Ledwich
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SAME Jan 12 1793 The Militia Act in Ireland death of Maurice Gold
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Sams Feb 28 Further account of his uncles death
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CAMPBELL to Gough Feb 20 Sends part of his Essay on the Irish
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