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Memoranda and notes, written in about 1800 chiefly by E. Malone

MS. Malone 30
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Memoranda and notes, some printed, but chiefly written by Edmund Malone (d. 1812), of which fols. 1-102 are generally about Alexander Pope's life and writings.

From fol. 103 on they relate to literary persons of the 18th century, especially such as were members of the Literary Club:

  1. (fol. 103). List of members, 1764-1801;
  2. (fol. 104). Notes about dr. Samuel Johnson;
  3. (fol. 113). Elegy on sir J. Reynolds, beg. 'Farewell, farewell';
  4. (fol. 116). Poem by E. Settle, beg. 'When to the great';
  5. (fol. 118). Poem by Geo. Canning, beg. 'What various pangs', etc.

(fols. 120-end) are blank


  • Creation: written in about 1800 chiefly by E. Malone


153 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Malone 30

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. V, no. 28402.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Heber sale lot no. 1231: bought for 8s.

Physical Facet

On paper


14 3/4 × 10 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom