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Steevens, Georgelocked

(1736–1800)
  • Arthur Sherbo

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Steevens, George (1736–1800), literary editor and scholar, the only son of George Steevens (1701–1763) and his wife, Mary Perryman, was born at Poplar, London, on 10 May 1736 and was baptized at Stepney parish church nine days later. His father, although described simply as 'mariner' in the baptismal register, was the captain of a ship who, when he retired from active service, lived in a substantial residence at ...

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Gentleman's Magazine
, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)