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us: Johnson, R. (Richard), 1733 or 1734-1793



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    • us: Cooper, J., 1733 or 1734-1793
    • us: Cooper, Rev. Mr., 1733 or 1734-1793
    • us: Cooper, Samuel, 1733 or 1734-1793
    • us: Gulliver, Lilliputius, 1733 or 1734-1793
    • us: Johnson, R. (Richard), 1733 or 4-1793
    • us: Johnson, Richard, 1733 or 4-1793
    • us: Littleton, Tommy, 1733 or 1734-1793
    • us: Meanwell, Nancy, 1733 or 1734-1793
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    • Johnson, R. (Richard), 1733 or 4-1793
    • Johnson, Richard, 1733 or 4-1793
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    • found: Blossoms of morality, 1846 (name not given)
    • found: LC in RLIN, 10/11/85 (hdg.: Johnson, Richard, 1733 or 4-1793)
    • found: MWA/NAIP files (hdg.: Johnson, R. (Richard), 1733 or 4-1793; usage: R. Johnson)
    • found: His The history of a doll, 1798 (Miss Nancy Meanwell)
    • found: His Juvenile trials, 1973: t.p. (Richard Johnson) pref. (printer who became a hack writer about 1770; Juvenile trials first published 1772 under pseud. Master Tommy Littleton)
    • found: Roscoe, S. John Newbery and his successors, 1740-1814, 1973: p. 87, etc. (Cooper, the Rev. Mr., alias The Rev. J., alias The Rev. Samuel (J82-85), the available evidence points to the three Coopers being (with the exceptions mentioned) Richard Johnson, the exceptions being the New history of England and part of the History of France; History of North America, 1789, 1st ed., America produced not less than 12 edd. in the period 1793-1818 (J169))
    • found: Weedon, M. J. P. "Richard Johnson and the successors to John Newbery", in The Library, 5th series, vol. 4 (June 1949): footnote on p. 47-48 ("According to the preface to the Plymouth (Mass.) 2nd ed. of Cooper's Histories [of Greece and Rome, of South and North America], 1818, the histories of North and South America are extracted almost entirely [by Richard Johnson] from Dr. [William] Robertson (The History of America, 2 vol 1777) and Dr. [William] Gordon (The History of The Rise ... of the United States of America ... 4 vol. 1788) of which they are good abridgements")
    • found: Instructive lessons conveyed to the youthful mind through the medium of tale and dialogue, 1800: t.p. (Lilliputius Gulliver)
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