Commonplace book of Jacobite and other verse

Archive Collection

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

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Bought from Peter Murray Hill, November 1961

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

The poems are indexed in the BCMSV database http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/bcmsv/intro.html