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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 128

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Author

Barbauld, Mrs. Anna Laetitia (1743-1825).

Title

The Correspondence of Samuel Richardson, author of Pamela, Clarissa, and Sir Charles Grandison, selected from the original manuscripts, bequeathed by him to his family, to which are prefixed a biographical account of that author, and observations on his writings. By Anna Laetitia Barbauld. In six volumes.

Imprint

London : Printed for Richard Phillips, 1804.

Call number

WPRP 128.

Physical description

6 v. fronts. (incl. 3 port.) 8 facsim. 19 cm

Citation

Not in Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women; multiple copies in Worldcat.

Notes

 

Gift of Henry Pettit.

Mrs. Anna Laetitia Barbauld was born at Kibworth, Leicestershire. Her father, John Aikin, was a tutor in the dissenting academy at Warrington. In 1774 she married the Rev. Rochemont Barbauld and together they successfully ran a boys' school in Palgrave, Suffolk. She had a wide literary acquaintance, particularly in dissenting circles.

Notes

Contains Advertisement.

Epigraph

none

Online copies

Volume I, Hathi Trust

Volume II, Hathi Trust

Volume III, Hathi Trust

Volume IV, Hathi Trust

Volume V, Hathi Trust

Volume VI, Hathi Trust

Contents

Contents of Vol. I.

Life of Richardson

vii

Correspondence with Aaron Hill

1

Letter from Mr. Warburton

133

Correspondence with Mr. Strahan

136

------------------ ----- Mr Harris

161

------------------ ----- Mr Cave

164

Letter from Lord Orrery

171

Correspondence with the Rev. S. Lobb, and Mr. W. Lobb, jun.

173

Contents of Vol. II.

 

Correspondence with Dr. Young

1

------------------ ----- Miss M. Collier and Miss Fielding

59

------------------ ----- Colly Cibber and Mrs. Pilkington

112

Letter from the Rev. James Hervey

180

Correspondence with the Rev. B. Kennicott

183

------------------- ----- Mr. Duncombe, Miss Highmore, and Miss Mulso

203

------------------- ----- Mr. Channing and Mr. Spence

319

Contents of Vol. III.

 

Correspondence with Mr. Edwards

1

------------------- ---- Mrs. Klopstock

139

------------------- ---- Miss Mulso

159

------------------- ----Miss Westcomb

239

------------------- ---- Mrs. Scudamore

324

Contents of Vol. IV.

 

Correspondence with Dr. and Mrs. Delany, Mrs. Donnellan and Mrs. Dewes

1

------------------- ----- Miss Sutton

120

------------------- ----- Mr. and Mrs. Sheridan

143

------------------- ----- Lady Bradshaigh, under the name of Belfour

177

Contents of Vol. V.

 

Correspondence with Lady Echlin

1

------------------ ----- the Rev. Mr. Peckard

105

------------------ ----- the Rev. Mark Hildesley (Bishop of Sodor and Mann)

115

------------------ ----- the Rev. Mr. Loftus

155

------------------ ----- the Rev. Mr. Skelton

193

------------------ ----- the Rev. J. Stinstra

241

------------------ ----- Mr. Defreval, Dr. Johnson, &c.

271

Ode to Mr. Highmore, on Mr. Richardson sitting to him for his picture

286

Ode on the Death of Clarrisa, from the German of Major Hoharst

288

Correspondence with Miss Sack, Mr. Reich, &c.

290

History of Mrs. Beaumont

301

Contents of Vol. VI.

 

Correspondence with Lady Bradshaigh

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