Miscellany of prose writings with some poetry by various authors

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Comprises various essays on the control of the emotions, followed by several English poems and Jacobite verse satires, with various dates assigned to particular literary pieces, ranging from 1651 and 1678 to 1696, which is noted on the inside front cover.

Administrative / Biographical History

The compiler of this miscellany is unknown.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

Purchased at Sotheby's on 11 August 1987.


In English, but with some phrases in Latin.

Other Finding Aids

The poems are indexed in the BCMSV database http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/bcmsv/bcmvlink.htm#bclt79