Scott, John (Scott of Amwell) (M)

Surname: Scott
Forename(s): John
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

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Drum 1832-07-28 The Penny Magazine Poet 2916