Commonplace book of Jacobite and other verse

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  • Reference
      GB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt 7
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 vol. (37 ff.) Bound in green vellum gilt, with flap. 29 ff. bear writing, seemingly in two hands.

Scope and Content

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.

Administrative / Biographical History

The compiler of this commonplace book is unknown

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Bought from Peter Murray Hill, November 1961


In English

Other Finding Aids

The poems are indexed in the BCMSV database