William Eyres

Standard Name: Eyres, William


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Residence Anna Letitia Barbauld
From her late teens and through her twenties Anna Aikin flourished in the rich intellectual and cultural soil of Warrington, on the Cheshire edge of Lancashire, a port town on the River Mersey in...
Textual Production Anna Letitia Barbauld
The printer of the volume, William Eyres , apparently kept the manuscript and proofs of the collection, but they were destroyed by fire.
McCarthy, William. Anna Letitia Barbauld, Voice of the Enlightenment. The Johns Hopkins University Press.


1758: At about the date of the founding of the...

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At about the date of the founding of the Warrington Academy , the Dissenter William Eyres set up a family printing press at Warrington in Lancashire.

1777: John Howard, with The State of the Prisons...

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John Howard , with The State of the Prisons in England and Wales (printed by William Eyres at Warrington and sold by Joseph Johnson in London) initiated a movement for prison reform.


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