Jonas Hanway

Standard Name: Hanway, Jonas


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Friends, Associates Mary Scott
MS was also a correspondent of the reformer and writer Jonas Hanway , and she probably had friends or literary associates at Bath.
“Memoir of Mr. John Edward Taylor”. The Christian Reformer; or, Unitarian Magazine and Review, Vol.
, Sherwood, Gilbert and Piper, pp. 158-9.
Holladay, Gae, and Mary Scott. “Introduction”. The Female Advocate, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California, p. iii - x.
Publishing Mary Deverell
MD had apparently finished this poem in draft by 1782.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
It was dedicated to Lord Aldborough . Subscribers included George Crabbe , Richard Graves , Jonas Hanway , Dr Robert Lowth , Hannah More ...
Publishing Susannah Gunning
The title-page of this initially three-volume work calls the authors the Miss Minifies of Fairwater in Somersetshire—thus linking their identity with their rank.
Gunning, Susannah, and Margaret Minifie. The Histories of Lady Frances S—,— and Lady Caroline S——. R. and J. Dodsley.
The long subscription list includes Frances Boscawen , Jonas Hanway
Publishing Sarah, Lady Pennington
She appended her signature in the same form as before, S. Pennington, to her preface. The subscribers are a highly impressive collection in terms of social status; few writers subscribed and those, like Lord Chesterfield
Textual Production Mary Scott
MS penned Verses Occasioned by the Death of Jonas Hanway , Esq. (who had died on 5 September), and sent them to the Gentleman's Magazine.
Gentleman’s Magazine. Various publishers.
(1786): 1143-4
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Mary Scott
This poem, a tribute, she says, from the Muse that lov'd thy virtues,
Gentleman’s Magazine. Various publishers.
(1786): 1143
warmly celebrates Hanway 's energetic benevolence on behalf of various disadvantaged groups.


1756: The umbrella was invented by Jonas Hanwa...

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The umbrella was invented by Jonas Hanway .

June 1756: Jonas Hanway, with the help of twenty-two...

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June 1756

Jonas Hanway , with the help of twenty-two fellow-merchants, founded the Marine Society for fitting out orphan boys and unemployed men and recruiting them into the navy.

10 August 1758: The Magdalen Hospital (for fallen women)...

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10 August 1758

The Magdalen Hospital (for fallen women) opened in Prescot Street, London, after a considerable campaign to influence public opinion.

1772: An English translation, A Tour to London,...

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An English translation, A Tour to London, relayed the view of Frenchman P. J. Grosley that streetwalkers in London were more numerous than at Paris, and have more liberty and effrontery than at Rome itself.


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