Scott, John (Scott of Amwell) (M)

b. 9 January 1730. d. 12 December 1783. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Quaker poet and writer known as “Scott of Amwell.” Born in London. Contributed to *Gentleman’s Magazine*. Author of *Observations on the Present State of the Parochial and Vagrant Poor* (1773) and *The Poetical Works of John Scott* (1782). Married twice, Sarah Frogley in 1767 and Maria De Horne on 1 November 1770. Connected with major literary and political figures including Samuel Johnson, James Beattie, William Jones, Lord Lyttelton, and Catharine Macaulay. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Drum 1832-07-28 The Penny Magazine Poet 2916