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Two poems by William Mason

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MS. Don. b. 44

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Two poems by William Mason, 'Ode to Independency' and 'Ode to Memory' which differ from those published in the 1756 edition of Mason’s Odes. Not in Mason’s hand, this manuscript was written probably c. 1740 by someone closely associated with him or his circle. Includes:
  1. (fol. 1) 'Ode to Independency'
  2. (fol. 2) 'Ode to Memory'

Dates

  • c.1740

Extent

2 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don. b. 44, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Don. b. 44

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 9431

Overview

Poems by William Mason

Biographical / Historical

William Mason (1724–1797) was an English divine, poet, amateur draughtsman, author, editor and gardener.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from John Price and given by the Friends of the Bodleian, 15 Oct. 2013.
Title
Poems by William Mason
Status
Completed
Date
EAD Version 2018
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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