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Papers of James Merrick

 Collection

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Merrick's papers consist of correspondence, notes, extracts, sermons and poems, mainly by Merrick but including items presumably collected by him.

Dates

  • 18th century

Extent

0.90 linear metres (6 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. Dep. c. 254].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

Dep. c. 254-259

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13226

Abstract

Papers of James Merrick, poet and scholar.

Biographical / Historical

James Merrick (1720-1769) was a poet and scholar. Further details are given in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Custodial History

The papers were bequeathed by James Merrick to John Loveday of Williamscote, near Banbury.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited by Dr. Thomas Loveday in 1965.
Title
Papers of James Merrick
Status
Published
Author
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2021 by Catherine McIlwaine
Date
2021-03-26 12:20:27 +0000
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom