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Commonplace book of John Burn of St. John's College, Oxford

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MS. Top. London e. 9

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Commonplace book of John Burn of St. John's College, Oxford, later undermaster at Merchant Taylors' School, London, begun in 1722, and containing English and Latin verse, with some entries in another hand, including (pp. 178-185, 226-234, 237-272) lists of election subjects, 1731-1760, of masters, 1561-1785, and of oration subjects for Doctor's Days, 1720-1786, at Merchant Taylors' School English verse in Crum.

(pp. 272-361) are blank.

Dates

  • 1722-1786

Extent

368 pages

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. London e. 9

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18040

Abstract

Commonplace book of John Burn of St. John's College, Oxford, later undermaster at Merchant Taylors' School, London, begun in 1722.

Biographical / Historical

John Burn of St. John's College, Oxford, later undermaster at Merchant Taylors' School, London (fl. 1722).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by Falconer Madan from Simmons & Waters, cat. 213 (1907), 154, and given by him, 1917.

Physical Facet

Vellum binding
Title
Commonplace book of John Burn of St. John's College, Oxford
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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