Irish and English Verse and Grammar

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

MS.Add.4206: Mainly verse, in Irish and English, 19th century, 163 folios. Miscellaneous pieces in various hands.

MS.Add.4207: Verse and grammar, in Irish and English, 18th-19th century, 84 folios. Two separate manuscripts, bound together. There is a list of contents by Professor Owen Connellan.

MS.Add.4208: Verse, in Irish, 18th-19th century, 113 folios. Two separate manuscripts, bound together. There is a list of contents by Professor Owen Connellan. The folio sequence is disordered.

The three volumes have the same style of binding, and include the bookplate of Lord George A. Hill on the cover.

Administrative / Biographical History

Unknown.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Purchased 1903.

Note

Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids

Additional Manuscripts Catalogue.

Custodial History

The volumes were probably sold in the sale of books of Lord George A. Hill, Dublin, 1902, and subsequently became the property of J. Milligan.

Bibliography

For further information see Pdraig De Brún and Mire Herbert, Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in Cambridge libraries (Cambridge University Press, 1986), pp. 34-43.

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