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Writings by John Clare in the margins of copies of The Lincolnshire Chronicle and General Advertiser, and The Lincoln, Rutland, and Stamford Mercury

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MS. Don. a. 8

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Writings by John Clare in the margins of copies of:
  1. Fols. 1-2. The Lincolnshire Chronicle and General Advertiser, vol. 9, no. 452, 27 Aug. 1841
  2. Fols. 3-4. The Lincoln, Rutland, and Stamford Mercury, vol. 146, no. 7621, 3 Sept. 1841, containing poems, verse paraphrases of biblical passages
  3. and Fol. 2. draft of a letter to Dr. Matthew Allen [1841]

Dates

  • 1841

Extent

4 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don. a. 8, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Don. a. 8

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16751

Overview

Writings by John Clare in the margins of copies of The Lincolnshire Chronicle and General Advertiser, and The Lincoln, Rutland, and Stamford Mercury

Biographical / Historical

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, with 38855, fols. 1-24, from Mr. Sefton, grandson of the poet, through Edmund Blunden, and given by Friends of the Bodleian, 1943.
Title
Writings by John Clare in the margins of copies of 'The Lincolnshire Chronicle and General Advertiser', and 'The Lincoln, Rutland, and Stamford Mercury'
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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