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'The Apprentices, a mock tragedy, London, Febry 6th, 17h/70', written in 1770 by J. Carter (?)

MS. Douce 279
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

A later note assigns this piece to J (ohn) Carter the draughtsman and antiquary (d. 1817): the characters are Scriblero, Inkorno, Stripo and Silvina; and a prologue is prefixed.


  • Creation: written in 1770 by J. Carter (?)


18 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Douce 279

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 21853

Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.

Physical Facet

On paper


7 3/4 × 5 7/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom