By Gillian Williamson
The Gentleman's journal was once the prime eighteenth-century periodical. via integrating the magazine's historical past, readers and contents this examine indicates how 'gentlemanliness' used to be reshaped to deal with their social and political objectives.
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13 He recorded a 1739 conversation with Dr John Hartley in which Hartley told him ‘that the Gentleman’s Magazine [ . . 16 The surviving ledger of Charles Ackers, printer of the London Magazine from its launch in April 1732, provides edition sizes for this rival in the 1730s and 1740s. 17 There is less information for the post-Cave period. 18 Apart from the 1786 Preface noting the ‘very great Increase of Sale’ on doubling the magazine’s size and price, Nichols did not mention ﬁgures in his writing on the Gentleman’s Magazine, leaving only Timperley’s 1797 ﬁgure of 4,550, a signiﬁcant fall since the 1740s but still in third position, only slightly behind the two market leaders.
Others on the London literary circuit regularly involved were Sir John Hill (1714–75, a Cambridgeshire-born physician and actor with an interest in science who, like Guthrie and Johnson, beneﬁtted from Bute’s patronage); an Ephraim Chambers (perhaps a misprint as the encyclopaedist had died in 1740); Christopher Smart (1722–71, Fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge, poet and reprobate); Dr Robert James (1703–76, Johnson’s school-friend from Lichﬁeld, fashionable physician and inventor of the best-selling ‘James’s Fever Powders’) and his friend John Newbery (1713–67, publisher/bookseller and retailer of patent medicines, including the Powders, father-in-law of Smart, and a Reading contemporary of Henry’s).
He contributed poetic fables from 1741 and assumed several of Johnson’s tasks on the magazine, including the parliamentary debates, from the mid-1740s. James Beattie heard that the magazine was his chief means of support before the launch of the Adventurer in 1752, he having ‘sole management wt. a salary of £100 pr. 56 Hawkins (1719–89), lawyer and musical scholar, was also a Londoner, probably of humble origins (although he liked to claim descent from the Elizabethan admiral). He contributed articles from March 1739.