Paul Henry Maty

Paul Henry Maty (1744, London - 16 January 1787) was an English librarian.wikipedia
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He was born in London, the son of the librarian Matthew Maty (1718-1786) and was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge.
He was twice married: first to Elizabeth Boisragon, by whom he had a son Paul Henry Maty, and three daughters, of whom Louisa (died 1809) married Rogers (1732–1795), only son of John Jortin, and Elizabeth married John Obadiah Justamond, F.R.S., surgeon of Westminster Hospital, and translator of Abbé Raynal's ‘History of the East and West Indies,’ and secondly to Mary Deners.

Samuel Ayscough

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He indexed the Philosophical Transactions, collaborated with Samuel Ayscough on a catalogue of the British Museum's printed books, and translated the Travels through Germany of Johann Kaspar Riesbeck (1754-1786).
The catalogue of books in the British Museum, printed in 1787 in two folio volumes, was compiled by Ayscough along with Paul Henry Maty and S. Harper.

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Paul Henry Maty (1744, London - 16 January 1787) was an English librarian.

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Paul Henry Maty (1744, London - 16 January 1787) was an English librarian.

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Paul Henry Maty (1744, London - 16 January 1787) was an English librarian.

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He was born in London, the son of the librarian Matthew Maty (1718-1786) and was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge.

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In 1777 he published his religious doubts about the 39 articles in the Gentleman's Magazine.

The Gentleman's Magazine

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In 1777 he published his religious doubts about the 39 articles in the Gentleman's Magazine.

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With his Ecclesiastical advancement thus impeded, he became an assistant librarian, and then under-librarian, at the British Museum.

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He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in May, 1771.

Charles Hutton

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He also obtained the job of foreign secretary, and subsequently general secretary, to the Society - although taking Charles Hutton's side in his dispute with the president Joseph Banks forced Maty's resignation in 1784.

Joseph Banks

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He also obtained the job of foreign secretary, and subsequently general secretary, to the Society - although taking Charles Hutton's side in his dispute with the president Joseph Banks forced Maty's resignation in 1784.

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society

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He indexed the Philosophical Transactions, collaborated with Samuel Ayscough on a catalogue of the British Museum's printed books, and translated the Travels through Germany of Johann Kaspar Riesbeck (1754-1786).

Samuel Horsley

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Some of his sermons were posthumously published by Samuel Horsley.

Analytical Review

A second forerunner of the Analytical Review was Paul Henry Maty's periodical A New Review (published 1782–86), which was likewise devoted to reviewing books and offering a summary of their contents.

Richard Porson

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His first appearance in print was in a short notice of C. G. Schütz's Aeschylus in Paul Henry Maty's Review, written in 1783.