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Cuttings from periodicals, memoranda, and correspondence relating to literary forgeries and thefts, c. 1840-1863

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MS. Eng. misc. c. 96

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Cuttings from periodicals, memoranda, and correspondence relating to literary forgeries and thefts:
  1. (fols. 1-82) 'the impostor Constantine Simonides 1853-1863'
  2. a volume of pamphlets by and about Simonides, with annotations by Madden, is in the Library ([pr. bk.] 25796 e. 6)
  3. (fols. 84-367) 'Mr. J. P. Collier and Shakspere forgeries, 1859-1862'
  4. (fols. 372-523) 'The MSS. abstracted from Trinity College, Cambridge and ... Mr. James Orchard Halliwell, 1840-1846'
  5. (fols. 528-610) 'Mr. G. Hillier and the MSS. stolen from Lord Ellesmere, 1847-1855'.

Dates

  • c. 1840-1863

Extent

628 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Eng. misc. c. 96

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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