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Works of J.S. Knowles

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Manuscript and printed works of J.S. Knowles, consisting of:
  1. Transcript of articles contributed to the Glasgow Free Press by Knowles, 1823-1824
  2. The Western luminary or Glasgow literary and scientific gazette, vol. 1, nos. 1-26 (Jan.-June 1824), edited by Knowles, with several articles by him
  3. Tales and novelettes (privately printed, London, 1874), with a manuscript of 'Therese', n.d., and Fortescue. A novel (privately printed, London, 1846)
  4. Volume containing The rock of Rome; or the arch heresy (London, 1849), with a manuscript of the work, n.d., and The gospel attributed to Matthew is the record of the whole original apostlehood (London, 1855), with manuscript drafts, n.d.
  5. The idol demolished by its own priest (Edinburgh & London, 1851)
  6. Two volumes containing thirty unpublished sermons by Knowles, 1853, 1854, n.d.
  7. Transcripts of the thirty sermons, 1873
  8. Drafts of three lectures on the apostolic succession and on infant baptism, n.d.

Dates

  • 19th cent.

Extent

9 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. c. 517].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. c. 517-525

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13063

Biographical / Historical

James Sheridan Knowles (1784-1862) was a dramatist. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was bought from Frank Hammond in 1972.
Title
Works of J.S. Knowles
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Tarrant
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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