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Light pieces, epigrams, poetical letters, valentines, and the like, chiefly relating to miss Pigott, 1808-44, with a few letters, written in 1808-1844

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MS. Pigott d. 22

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At fol. 73 is 'The Beauty and the Beast, an Oriental Entertainment ...' for private theatricals at Pradoe (the hon. Thomas Kenyon's place), 1808 (?).

At fol. 92 two copies of ' The Cave of Trophonius, an Entertainment written for the Porkington Theatre [W. Ormsby Gore's place] ... 1808', by sir William Gell: and there are other papers relating to private theatricals, with some paintings (fol. 190).

Dates

  • written in 1808-1844

Extent

203 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Shelfmark

MS. Pigott d. 22

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 23471

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

10 3/4 × 9 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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