Poetical commonplace book, including much anti-Hanoverian and Roman Catholic writing. Six additional loose fragments: following f.11v: notes and calculations, "London Parishes", etc.; facing f.19v: "Mr Wells Pedigree" etc.; following f.29v: double list of rulers etc. with dates 1285-1745 etc., measuring note, verses "[Jesus?] I love thee with a love", and notes on a teacher of rhetoric, Mr Richardson, and his pupils. Memorandum upside down on last leaf.
Commonplace book of Jacobite and other verse
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt 7
- Dates of Creationca.1736-1747
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 vol. (37 ff.) Bound in green vellum gilt, with flap. 29 ff. bear writing, seemingly in two hands.
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Administrative / Biographical History
The compiler of this commonplace book is unknown
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Access is unrestricted
Bought from Peter Murray Hill, November 1961
Other Finding Aids
The poems are indexed in the BCMSV database http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/bcmsv/intro.html