This volume contains entries for each day in the style of a diary, but the content of each entry consists of a mixture of poetry, copies of letters, and short essays on a range of subjects, all written by Leonard Clarke. The hand-drawn title page containing the following information: "Diary and Literary Log-Book of Leonard W. Clarke, F.S.A.S.", and elsewhere in the volume his address is given as 104 Great Charles Street, Birmingham. The entries he makes in his log-book suggest that science, literature and religion were among his main interests.
Diary and Literary Log-Book of Leonard Clarke of Birmingham
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- Dates of Creation1830-1831
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 volume
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Leonard W. Clarke, (fl. 1830-1831), of Great Charles Street, Birmingham.
Reference: University of Birmingham, Special Collections Department, Online Archive Catalogue (http://calmview.bham.ac.uk/). Accessed May 2002.
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