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Miscellaneous papers of general and political interest, mainly English verse, mid-18th cent., copied by various hands on separate sheets

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MS. Eng. misc. b. 48

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Miscellaneous papers of general and political interest, mainly English verse, mid-18th cent., copied by various hands on separate sheets.

Many pieces are hostile to Sir Robert Walpole; others relate to Bath, Tunbridge and Scarborough. A contemporary collector has arranged the papers in six sections, roughly by subject, for which four of his lists of contents survive, showing that about twenty items are now missing. Verse in Crum.

Dates

  • Mid 18th century

Extent

147 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. b. 48, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. b. 48

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 7900

Overview

Miscellaneous papers of general and political interest, mainly English verse, mid-18th cent., copied by various hands on separate sheets

Biographical / Historical

Sir Robert Walpole (1808-1876) was an English army officer.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by D. Nichol Smith, 1952.
Title
Miscellaneous papers of general and political interest, mainly English verse, mid-18th cent., copied by various hands on separate sheets
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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