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          Henry Carey

          (c. 26 August 1687 - 5 October 1743)
          Henry Carey (1687-1743)

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          Henry Carey (1687-1743)

          Works in ECPA

          Source editions

          • Carey, Henry, 1687?-1743. The grumbletonians: or, the dogs without-doors. A tale. London: printed for J. Peele, 1727. 8p.; 2⁰. (ESTC T125553; OTA K100170.000)
          • Carey, Henry, 1687?-1743. Blundrella: or, the impertinent. A tale. To which is added The beau monde, or, the pleasures of St. James's. A new ballad. ... The second edition. London: printed for A. Dodd and sold by the booksellers of London and Westminster, 1730. 12p.; 2⁰. (ESTC N15293; OTA K009637.000)
          • Carey, Henry, 1687?-1743. Of stage tyrants. An epistle to the Right Honourable Philip Earl of Chesterfield. Occasion'd by the Honest Yorkshire-man being rejected at Drury-Lane Play-house, and since acted at other theatres with universal applause. By Mr. Carey. London: printed for J. Shuckburgh, and L. Gilliver, J. Jackson, and J. Leake (Bath) And sold by A. Dodd, E. Nutt, and E. Cook, 1735. [2],8,[2]p.; 2⁰. (ESTC T42117; OTA K041283.000)
          • Carey, Henry, 1687?-1743. Pretty Sally's garland: Or, Johnny's kind courtship. In two parts. [London]: Printed and sold in Aldermary Church-Yard, London, 1760?. 1 sheet: ill.; obl.1/2⁰. (ESTC T192194; OTA K125362.000)
          • Carey, Henry, 1687?-1743. Village courtship (Roger's courtship). [Salisbury]: Fowler, printer, Salisbury, 1785?. 1 sheet; 1/12⁰. (ESTC T50796; OTA K046542.000)
          • Carey, Henry, 1687?-1743. Sally of our alley (Sally in our alley). [London]: Printed and sold by J Davenport, London, 1795?. 1 sheet; 1/4⁰. (ESTC T224811; OTA K131924.000)

          Bibliography

          ODNB 4651; DMI 1385

          Reference works

          • Baines, Paul, Julian Ferraro, Pat Rogers, eds. The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Eighteenth-Century Writers and Writing, 1660-1789. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. 51-52. Print.

          Thomas Holcroft

          (10 December 1745 - 23 March 1809)
          Thomas Holcroft (1745-1809)

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          Thomas Holcroft (1745-1809)

          Works in ECPA

          Source editions

          • Holcroft, Thomas, 1745-1809. Elegies: I. On the death of Samuel Foote, Esq. II. On age. By Thomas Holcroft, ... London: printed for J. Bew, 1777. 24p.; 4⁰. (ESTC T107178; OTA K086061.000)
          • Holcroft, Thomas, 1745-1809. Human happiness: or the sceptic. A poem, in six cantos. By Thomas Holcroft, ... London: printed for L. Davis; J. Robson; J. Johnson; J. Sewell; J. Fielding; and J. Stockdale, 1783. [4],76p.; 4⁰. (ESTC T107179; OTA K086062.000)

          Bibliography

          ODNB 13487; DMI 1715

          Reference works

          • Baines, Paul, Julian Ferraro, Pat Rogers, eds. The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Eighteenth-Century Writers and Writing, 1660-1789. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. 179-181. Print.