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Papers of James Merrick

 Collection

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

Dates

  • 18th cent.

Extent

6 shelfmarks

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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Dep. c. 254-259

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13226

Biographical / Historical

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

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library.

Custodial History

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were deposited in the Library in 1965.
Title
Papers of James Merrick
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Tarrant
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom