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Letters, 1750-1787 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1439327
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1750-1787 
1 cm. (1 folder) 
Summary

Copies of three letters by Samuel Johnson, James Boswell and Elizabeth Montague. Also includes a subscription, date and signature from a letter written by Dr Johnson to Reverend John Hussey, 1778 Dec. 29.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 7531.

Originals held by Rare Books Section, National Library of Australia at RB/DNS/5490.

Source of Acquisition These letters were found tipped into the pages of a volume of the two-volume first edition of Boswell's Life of Dr Samuel Johnson, published in London in 1791 (see National Library Press Release 4/6/1985). 
Reproduction Photocopy. 
Subjects Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 -- Correspondence.  |  Boswell, James, 1740-1795 -- Correspondence.  |  Montague, Elizabeth, -- Correspondence.  |  Hussey, John, -- Correspondence.  |  Authors, English -- 18th century -- Correspondence.
Time Coverage 1750-1787 
Occupation Authors.
Other authors/contributors Boswell, James, 1740-1795  |  Montagu, Elizabeth Robinson, 1720-1800  |  Hussey, John

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