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Call No.: MS Eng 1781
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Henderson, Andrew, active 1731-1775.
Title: Andrew Henderson papers,
Date(s): 1726-1768 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 linear foot (2 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English and Latin.
Abstract: Autograph manuscript papers of Scottish writer and bookseller, Andrew Henderson.
Andrew Henderson (flourished 1734-1775) was an Scottish writer and bookseller. He published a large number of historical and biographical works, some involved him in controversy with other writers such as Tobias Smollett and Samuel Johnson. [Source: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography online].
Arranged alphabetically by title.
Includes: autograph manuscript drafts of his History of Scotland and History of anatomy, both apparently unpublished; an account of John Wilkes (partially published); plays and libretti; 5 notebooks including childhood work and family notes; and three of his works as printed pamphlets and one almanac.