Hawkesworth, John

Hawkesworth, John

Hawkesworth, John, 1715?–1773, English author. He succeeded his friend Samuel Johnson in 1744 as reporter of parliamentary debates in the Gentleman's Magazine. With Johnson and Joseph Warton he wrote the periodical Adventurer (1752–54).
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Dating to the first biographical accounts of Swift by John Hawkesworth, John (Boyle) Earl of Orrery, George Faulkner, and Samuel Johnson, along with anecdotal information from Swift's literary circles, household staff, and Irish neighbors, the facts of the Dean's life have been recorded since his death (1745).
HAWKESWORTH, John, 1773, An Account of the Voyages Undertaken by the Order of His Present Majesty for Making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere, and Successfully Performed by Commodore Byron, Captain Carteret, Captain Wallis, and Captain Cook, in the Dolphin, the Swallow, and the Endeavour: Drawn up from the Journals which were Kept by the Several Commanders, and from the papers of Joseph Banks Esq, 3 vols., W.