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Collection of letters, papers and verse, mainly in Johnston's hand, 1627-1705

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MS. Eng. poet. c. 25

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Collection of letters, papers and verse, mainly in Johnston's hand, including:
  1. (fols. 9-10) list by Robert Plot of curiosities found on his travels through Staffordshire;
  2. (fols. 14-15, 52-54) report on speeches in the House of Commons, 22 March 1679, 16 Nov. 1680;
  3. (fol. 80) draft of Johnston's proposals for publishing the antiquities of Yorkshire;
  4. (fols. 84-151) indexes to the writings of Latin poets.
HMC 5: 6th report (1877) app., 457, vol. 21.

Verse in Crum.

Dates

  • 1627-1705

Extent

155 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Eng. poet. c. 25

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, W. H. Robinson, cat. 74 (1944), 21, 271.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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