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'An Essay on Death, with a paraphrase on the Burial Service of the Church of England...', Written in the second half of the 18th century by J. Kenton

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MS. Eng. poet. e. 19

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'An Essay on Death, with a paraphrase on the Burial Service of the Church of England [all in verse, in eighteen books]. To which are added, Poems, Epitaphs, etc. for various friends.' The poems begin on p. 135, and the deaths of the persons commemorated range from 1754 to 1789. The author's name occurs on pp. 146, 314.

Dates

  • Written in the second half of the 18th century by J. Kenton

Extent

364 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Eng. poet. e. 19

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. 32692

Dimensions

7 5/8 × 5 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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