Manuscript obituary notice of the poet and dramatist George Jeffreys

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      GB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt q 58
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      6 ff., of which 4 are conjoined in 2 pairs, folio manuscript Probably written in a single hand

Scope and Content

Comprises an account of George Jeffreys' life and achievements, his writings, and his character, partly as illustrated by a letter written to him on 11 September 1711 by his uncle, Lord Chandos

Administrative / Biographical History

The author of this obituary is unknown. For details of the life and writings of George Jeffreys see the Dictionary of National Biography

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Acquisition Information

Purchased from Heath's bookshop on 7 December 1992


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