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Hone, William, 1780-1842

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1780 - 1842

William Hone (3 June 1780 – 8 November 1842) was an English writer, satirist and bookseller. His victorious court battle against government censorship in 1817 marked a turning point in the fight for British press freedom

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Charles Lamb letter

Mss 830367
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 830367
Overview In English.