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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

MS. Pigott d. 22
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

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).


  • Creation: written in 1808-1844


203 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


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


10 3/4 × 9 1/4 in.

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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