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The diary of Samuel Johnson

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MS. Don. f. 6

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The diary of Samuel Johnson, with some other entries, Aug.-Dec. 1782, written in The gentleman's new memorandum book ... 1765 (the days correspond to the dates in 1782).

Dates

  • Aug-Dec 1782

Extent

80 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don. f. 6, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Don. f. 6

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17007

Abstract

The diary of Samuel Johnson

Biographical / Historical

Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) was an English author and lexicogropher.

Custodial History

Owned by the Boswell family; A. Dowell (Edinburgh), 28 May 1917, (part of lot 1031?), bought by Miss E. H. Dowden.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from her estate and given by the Friends of the Bodleian, 1937.

Bibliography

  • Printed in Diaries, prayers, and annals, ed. E. L. McAdam et al. (Yale edition of the works of Samuel Johnson, I), New Haven and London, 1958.

Physical Facet

Leather with flap, rebacked, inscribed '1782 August' on lower cover by Johnson
Title
The diary of Samuel Johnson
Status
Published
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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