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Mallet, David, 1705?-1765



  • Existence: 1705 - 1765


David Mallet (1705?-1765), Scottish poet and dramatist.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Book trade collection

Call Number: OSB MSS 33

Receipts and short notes concerning the book trade in London in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Booksellers include Thomas Caddell, Thomas Longman, Thomas Lowndes, George Nicol, John Nourse, Paul Vaillant, Thomas Vernor, John Whiston, and John Wilkie. There is one long letter from Andrew Millar to David Mallet about the sales of Mallet's edition of the works of Henry St. John, Lord Viscount Bolingbroke.

Dates: 1729-1812

Letter : to [Arron Hill?], 1742 Oct 12

 Part of Collection — Box 17: [Barcode: 39002137224938], Folder: GROUP 328, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC

Joseph Spence papers

Call Number: OSB MSS 4
Abstract: The papers include correspondence, personal papers, notes and memoranda, and related papers. Much of the material concerns Spence's Anecdotes, including manuscripts of his notes on conversations with Alexander Pope, memoranda on Stephen Duck and other authors, and notes on Spence's reading. There are also extensive notes on English gardens, shorter writings by Spence, and drafts of works which appeared in his Moralities (1753, under the pseudonym of Sir Harry Beaumont). The correspondence...
Dates: 1649-1859, bulk 1739-1768