Treatise on Prayer

Archive Collection

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.

Conditions Governing Access

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

Acquisition Information

Purchased 1920.

Note

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

Other Finding Aids

Additional Manuscripts Catalogue.

Subjects

Personal Names