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Miscellaneous papers, almost entirely English poems, written in 1702-1849

MS. Montagu c. 5
Held at the Weston Library

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Miscellaneous papers, almost entirely English poems; the chief of which are:

  1. (fol. 2) 'The Vertues of Coffee...' by dr. Thomas Wadsworth, copied in 1702;
  2. (fol. 10) stanzas by Bernard Barton;
  3. (fol. 18) papers about George Steevens the editor of Shakespeare, including one anonymous (printed) piece by Garrick;
  4. (fol. 20) 'The Dean of Christchurch's Gardens, or the Publick Walks. Wrote by Gloster Ridley', beg. 'When Phoebus glimmer'd', 18th century;
  5. (fol. 22) verses by capt. Montagu;
  6. (fol. 27) 'The Friers, a tale', signed 'E. M[alone?]';
  7. (fol. 29) 'The Christian Graces', a poem by James Montgomery, autograph, Oct. 24, 1849;
  8. (fol. 58) verses against 'A College Life' (beg. 'A College Life! I hate');
  9. (fol. 62) 'On the ruins of Berry Pomeroy Castle', by G. Boyce, 1828;
  10. fol. 64) verses by Benjamin Satchwell, shoemaker, about S. J. Pratt, esq., and Leamington.


  • Creation: written in 1702-1849


77 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Montagu c. 5

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. 25452.

Physical Facet

On paper


13 5/8 × 9 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom