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Johnson, Samuel, 1649-1703


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Frederick W. Hilles Manuscript Collection and Papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 1429
Overview: Manuscript collection and papers of Frederick W. Hilles. The manuscript collection includes correspondence and writings by James Boswell, Thomas and Jane Carlyle, Samuel Johnson, Joshua Reynolds, and members of their families. The papers include personal and professional correspondence; research files and writings; personal and family papers, including material related to Susan Morse Hilles and Charles Dewey Hilles; teaching materials from Hilles' tenure at Yale University and Temple...
Dates: 1645-1979

Johnson and Garrick (Not Published). London, Printed by Nichols, Son, and Bentley...1816, 1816

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: Reynolds 61
Call Number: MSS 30 , Series IV
Scope and Contents: "The following jeu d'esprit was written by Sir Joshua Reynolds to illustrate a remark which he made, 'That Dr. Johnson considered Garrick as his property, and would suffer anyone to praise or abuse him but himself.' In the first of these supposed dialogues, Sir Joshua himself, by high encomiums upon Garrick, is represented as drawing down upon him Johnson's censure; in the second, Mr. Gibbon, by taking the opposite side, calls forth his praise."--Title page verso.
Dates: 1816