Commonplace-book containing original and transcribed eighteenth and early nineteenth-century English verse and prose, including references to several theatrical performances

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Contains 103 English poems from the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries, together with some prose pieces and excerpts from dramatic works of the time.

Administrative / Biographical History

The compilers of this collection are unknown.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Heath's bookshop on 25 November 1993.

Note

In English.

Other Finding Aids

The poems are indexed in the BCMSV database http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/bcmsv/bcmvlink.htm#bclt100