Anna Williams entry: Overview screen.
The Gentleman's Magazine
published proposals, written for AW by Samuel Johnson
, for a miscellany or collection of poems and essays which would include her own work along with some pieces by other people.
1 April 1766
AW's Miscellanies in Prose and Verse
was finally published by subscription through the firm of Thomas Davies, sixteen years after the first printed proposals for it.
6 September 1783
AW died at 8 Bolt Court
near Fleet Street in London
of "mere inanition",
in the lodgings of Samuel Johnson
. She had been suffering "inappetence",
eating very little, for some time.