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Manuscripts of John Clare

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MS. Don. c. 64

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Manuscripts of John Clare, including:
  1. (fols. 1-10) notebook containing verse paraphrases of biblical passages and other poems, 1839
  2. (fols. 13-20) letters of Clare, 1828, 1860, n.d.
  3. (fols. 21-2) Taylor and Hessey's account 'C', 1819-21, relating to the four editions of Clare's Poems descriptive of rural life and scenery
  4. (fols. 23-4) a collection of proverbs made by Clare, n.d.
  5. (fols. 25-31) letters from Clare, 1822-8.

Dates

  • 19th century

Extent

31 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don. c. 64, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Don. c. 64

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 8195, 7550, 16817

Overview

Manuscripts of John Clare, 19th century

Biographical / Historical

John Clare, 1793-1864, was an English poet, farm labourer and naturalist.

Custodial History

Fols. 1-24 acquired as MS. Don a. 8. fols. 25-8 bought, Maggs, cat. 794 (1950), 79-80; fols. 29-31 bought, Maggs, cat. 823 (1954), 62.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by the Friends of the Bodleian, 1943, 1950, 1954.
Title
Manuscripts of John Clare
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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