Original autograph note `Miss H More’s Compts begs the favour of Mr Cadell to let her have Dr [?]’s new book – will be obliged to him to send her Miss Lee’s new book and to send the review of Political Characters to Mrs Garrick ‘

MORE, Hannah


Hannah More (1745-1833), educator, poet, playwright, and social reformer, was a member of the literary circle of Samuel Johnson, Edmund Burke and David Garrick, and a prominent Bluestocking. Asked by Burke to counteract Thomas Paine’s `The Rights of Man’, she wrote `Village Politics’ in 1792. Thomas Cadell (1742-1802), was her publisher & bookseller. Actor & playwright David Garrick died in 1779, but his wife, Eva Marie Veigel, outlived her husband by 43 years

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