Papers of James Merrick
Merrick's papers consist of correspondence, and notes, extracts, sermons and poems, mainly by Merrick but including items presumably collected by him.
- 18th cent.
Language of Materials
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.
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.
- Papers of James Merrick
- Emily Tarrant
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