Contents other than English verse (listed separately) include: p.1: Letter from Vice-Chancellor of Oxford to Sir Hans Sloane (Latin) on the gift of an owl; p.8: Walter Charl[e]ton M.D.: Latin self-epitaph; p.9: John Sheffield Duke of Buckingham's Latin epitaph followed by other Latin verses; p.25: list of British fleet 1713; p.41: book list.
Commonplace book of English and Latin verse and prose
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt 35
- Dates of Creationca.1713-1740
- Language of MaterialEnglish Latin
- Physical Description1 vol. In a single hand. Pp.1-74, 81-179 have been used; 82 blank pp. follow, including end flyleaf; pp.75-80 are torn out, leaving some fragments. Bound in vellum on cardboard, with a double fillet in blind running along each edge near the edge.
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The compiler of this commonplace book is unknown
Conditions Governing Access
Access is unrestricted
Bought from Quaritch (Sotheby), December 1969
In English and Latin
Other Finding Aids
The poems are indexed in the BCMSV database http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/bcmsv/intro.html