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Athenian Gazette

Athenian Gazette  

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(later the Athenian Mercury),a periodical published by Dunton, a question‐and‐answer paper, and thus a precursor of Notes and Queries. It first appeared in March 1691 and flourished until 1697.
Bibliographical Society

Bibliographical Society  

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Founded in 1892. Its Transactions were first published in 1893 (merged with the Library in 1920). The Society in 1926 issued the invaluable Short‐Title Catalogue of English Books, 1475–1640 (work ...
Cuttle, Captain Edward

Cuttle, Captain Edward  

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A character in Dickens's Dombey and Son. His favourite expression is, ‘When found, make a note of.’ See Notes and Queries.
journal

journal  

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A journal is substantially the same thing as a diary: i.e. a daily record of occurrences (see diary). While the terms are technically interchangeable, the word ‘journal’ has tended to ...
Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke

Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke  

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(1843–1911)Writer and politician, educated at Trinity Hall, Cambridge. He became MP for Chelsea in 1868 and held offices under William Gladstone. He inherited the proprietorship of The Athenaeum and ...
William John Thoms

William John Thoms  

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(1803–85),antiquary, author of several works including The Book of the Court (1838), and editor of a number of volumes including a collection of Early Prose Romances (1827–8) and The History of ...

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