Commonplace book of English religious poems and prayers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Ff.1r-6r (verso blank): miscellaneous notes in Latin and Greek; ff.7r-41r: twenty-four poems on religious subjects, beginning with two by Joseph Addison (from The Spectator 489 and 513) and including others by Spenser and Nahum Tate. Following ff.41v-45r: blank, volume is reversed and inverted; from back, ff.94v-86r: notes in Latin headed "Maresius"; f.85: blank; ff.84v-45v: series of prayers, mostly being collects.

Administrative / Biographical History

The compiler of the manuscript is unknown

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Smallwood, January 1989


In English, Latin and Greek

Other Finding Aids

The poems are indexed in the BCMSV database