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Gay, John (1685-1732) Poet and Dramatist

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Surname: Gay
Forenames: John
Gender: Male
Date: 1685-1732
Biography: ODNB link for Gay, John (1685-1732) Poet and Dramatist
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P136440 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P11086 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for John Gay
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
literary MSS
See information in published source
See Index of English literary MSS vol 3 1700-1800
2
1727-28: poems and epigrams
British Library, Manuscript Collections
3
MSS (copies) of poems
Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
NRA 7628 Cavendish-Bentinck
4
translations of Ariosto
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
5
1719-35: corresp with Lady Suffolk
British Library, Manuscript Collections
6
1714-32: letters to Jonathan Swift
British Library, Manuscript Collections

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