Some reflections on the life of William Shakespeare. A paper Read before the Ipswich Philosophic Society by James Corton Cowell, February 7, 1805. [And a second paper, April 1805].

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

'Some reflections on the life of William Shakespeare' by James Corton Cowell, 1805, consisting of two essays, the first of 36 p. and incomplete; the second essay occupies p. 55-87. Cowell is the first critic known to have attributed Shakespeare's plays to Bacon.

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Arrangement

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Lower corner of p. 23 is torn off.

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by J Caudwell.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original, which must be assessed by a conservator. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

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