Scope and arrangement
To Messrs. Cadell & Davies, publishers : 1 autograph check signed : 4 Jun 1801 : (MISC 0987) : for £15.11.6 to go to George Longman; endorsed on the verso by Longman.|||To Ozias Humphry, English miniature and portrait painter : 1 autograph letter signed :  : (MISC 0986) : [no place] : begins, "This is such a miserable day that I hope you will excuse my not calling on you at the appointed hour ...".|||To John Pinkerton, historian and poet : 1 autograph letter signed : 8 Dec 1789 : (MISC 0455) : from Queen Anne St. East : begins, "The Manuscripts which I bought from Mr. L. Davis contain a collection of poems by various authors, made in the time of Charles the First." With a red wax seal depicting a knight with spear and shield, and bearing the motto "Fidelis Ad Urn[am].".|||To unidentified recipient[s] : 2 letters : -- 1 autograph letter signed to "Dear Sir" : 3 Feb 1789 : (MISC 0458) : [no place] : on the subject of a monument to Samuel Johnson; begins, "I find most of our committee are engaged on Sunday, and have therefore changed my day to Thursday the 9th ..."; along with a manuscript list in an unidentified hand (MISC 0456), with a heading "The Committee," listing Malone, Edmund Burke, and a few others. -- 1 autograph letter signed to "My dear Sir" : 5 Apr 1791 : (MISC 0457) : from Sackville Street, Dublin : also on the subject of a monument to Johnson; begins, "In consequence of your letter being address'd to my brother's house in the country, and returned from thence to this town, I did not receive it till this day ...".