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Gay, John, 1685-1732



  • Existence: 1685-06-30 - 1732-12-04

John Gay (1685-1732), English poet and dramatist and member of the Scriblerus Club.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

British Theatrical and Literary Prints

Call Number: LWL MSS 33
Overview: British Theatrical and Literary Prints is a collection of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century engravings and etchings depicting scenes and characters from 267 plays and stories by 112 authors that were published in England and Ireland during those two centuries. The prints are generally small in format—octavo or quarto in size—and most were extracted from publications.
Dates: 1711-1880, bulk 1770-1820

Letter : London, to Dorothy Savile Boyle, Countess of Burlington, Paris, 1726 Aug 28

 Part of Collection — Box: 53, Folder: GROUP 1890, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS with address leaf.

With typed transcript.
Dates: 1726 Aug 28