Miscellany of prose writings with some poetry by various authors

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt 79
  • Dates of Creation
      ca. 1690-1700
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English Latin
  • Physical Description
      1 vol. (134, [3] ff.), manuscript. Written mainly in a single hand, but with at least one other hand represented in some parts of the text towards the end of the volume. Bound in vellum with some blind tooling.

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.

Access Information

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