Manuscript Volumes

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 982 GP/2
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
      English, Dutch, German, Latin, Persian, French, and Ottoman Turkish (1500-1928).
  • Physical Description
      0.03 cubic metres

Scope and Content

Included in this group are two account books from Covent Garden theatre (1757-1758) and Drury Lane Theatre (1745); Le Gulistan (or Garden of Roses) by Saadi (1518); an Old Dutch prayer/service book (ca. 1400); a Turkish Inshâ containing correspondence between the French Ambassador and various middle eastern officials (1709-1723); the memoirs of Latude (Prisoner of the Bastille, 1770) and other manuscript volumes collected by George Powell.