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Manuscript Copy of 'Memoirs of Cowper. By Himself' and M.F. Babington's Copies of William Smyth's Memoir of Mr. Sheridan

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Manuscript copies of 'Memoirs of Cowper. By Himself' and William Smyth's Memoir of Mr Sheridan:
  1. exercise book containing a copy, in an unidentified hand, of 'Memoirs of Cowper. By Himself', early 19th century, with minor variants from the text as first published, Memoir of the early life of William Cowper esq., written by himself (London: 1816)
  2. notebook containing copy by M.F. Babington of William Smyth's Memoir of Mr Sheridan (Leeds: 1840);inscribed 'From M.F. Babington to her beloved Mother, Nov. 7th 1842'
  3. notebook containing another copy by M.F. Babington (?) of Memoir of Mr Sheridan.

Dates

  • 19th century

Extent

3 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. e. 1346].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. e. 1346-7, f. 798

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12770

Biographical / Historical

Unknown hand; M.F. Babington (fl. 19th century).

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Library from Tom Lloyd-Roberts in 1977.
Title
Manuscript Copy of 'Memoirs of Cowper. By Himself' and M.F. Babington's Copies of William Smyth's Memoir of Mr. Sheridan
Status
Completed
Author
Susan Thomas

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom