Miscellaneous Prose Fragments and Letters

Scope and Content

The volume contains manuscripts in various hands, including:

  • (iii) The case of Saml Blackden & George Winzell of Nova Scotia in America;
  • (iv) Truths belonging to a private man;
  • (viii) fragments of a novel (4 pages), apparently in John Salusbury's hand;
  • (xlii) four pages, with the author's corrections, of Charles Burney's A general history of Music.

There are several endorsements in the hand of Dr Samuel Johnson.