Treatise on Prayer

Scope and Content

Treatise on prayer, in shorthand, 155 folios: (fo. 1) 'John Barrow Holker in Cartmel 1819'; (fo. 3) drawing of a woman, bareheaded, seated on an upturned basket, perusing a book, with a church, hills and a tree in the background, and a border of hops; (fo. 4) text. On a fly-leaf: 'John Barrow Holker Cartmel'. On a label affixed inside the front cover: 'John Barrow, Hole of Ellel, Holker'.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Barrow of Holker, Cumbria.

Access Information

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

Acquisition Information

Purchased 1920.


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

Other Finding Aids

Additional Manuscripts Catalogue.


Personal Names