Commonplace collection containing religious poetry, copies of letters, cuttings, etc., including material relating to Byron and Napoleon, written in several hands, 269 folios. There is an index of contents on pp. iv-xi.
Commonplace Book of Religious Poetry
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 12 MS.Add.6664
- Dates of Creationc. 1750-1830
- Name of Creator
- Physical Description1 volume
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The volume was possibly compiled by the Clayton family of Sandybrook Hall, Ashbourne.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
Presented by Stephen Gaselee, 1932.
Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.
Other Finding Aids
Additional Manuscripts Catalogue.
The volume belonged to J. Clayton, 1834-1841.