Miscellaneous collection of eighteenth-century English poetry and prose, with additional later material

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt 93
  • Dates of Creation
      ca. 1750-1770
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 vol. (111 ff.), manuscript. Written mainly in a single hand, with additional material in a later nineteenth-century hand. Ff.69v-106v are blank.

Scope and Content

Contains 71 English poems, mainly anonymous. The prose works include "A summary character of Clarinda never published" and "Knitted lace collar".

Administrative / Biographical History

The compilers of this collection are unknown.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Heath's bookshop on 11 August 1992.


In English.

Other Finding Aids

The poems are indexed in the BCMSV database http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/bcmsv/bcmvlink.htm#bclt93