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Poems by, and in the hand of, Robert Southey: 'Oliver Newman', Sated 1815-1829

MS. Eng. poet. e. 11
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Poems by, and in the hand of, Robert Southey: 'Oliver Newman'. The first unfinished draft of the poem, dated 1815-29:

  1. On fol. 95 follows a detailed argument of the poem, in prose, here called 'Oliver Goffe', and dated 1811
  2. At fol. 114 begin short verse translations from foreign poets, dated 1797-99, a list of which is at the end


  • Creation: Sated 1815-1829


130 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. poet. e. 11

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. VI, no. 31794

Custodial History

A note by 'H. H.' is on fol. 2v.

Physical Facet

On paper


8 7/8 × 5 5/8 in.

Repository Details

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