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Meadley, George Wilson, 1744-1818 (biographer)



George Wilson Meadley (1774-1818), biographer, published Memoirs of William Paley, D.D., Sunderland, 1809; second edition, Edinburgh, 1810. William Paley (1743-1805), Archdeacon of Carlisle, Rector of Bishopwearmouth, etc., was author of A view of the evidences of Christianity, 1794, and other theological works.

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George Wilson Meadley: Annotated 'Memoirs of William Paley'

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8951
Scope and Contents Copy of the first edition of Memoirs of William Paley, interleaved and annotated in pen and pencil with supplementary information from several sources, including 'F' [William Frend], 'Quarterly Review' and 'Lambert'. Loose letters and papers: copy letters, Meadley to Earl Grey, and reply, 1818, on toleration for Roman Catholics and Dissenters; Francis Huish to Trevilian, c.1808; S. Hodgson to Meadley, 1809; J.K. Lewis to Miss Meadley, undated, used by Meadley for drafts of his memoir; and...
Dates: 1808-1831 (Circa)
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