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The Beauty of Friendship: or, a discourse on the Nature and Effects of mutual and undissembled Love

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MS. Add. A. 41

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'The Beauty of Friendship: or, a discourse on the Nature and Effects of mutual and undissembled Love. Intermixed with ... Examples. By George Kenwrick, M.A., Rector of Moulton All Saints, Vicar of Horning, and perpetual Curate of Ashmundham in Norfolk, & chaplain to the Lady Dowager of Preston.' The dedication to Hatton Bruce Kenwrick, his infant son, is dated March 12, 1739. The author intended to print the discourse, but the plan probably failed.

Dates

  • written in or soon after 1739 by G. Kenwrick

Extent

92 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. A. 41, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. A. 41

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18460

Abstract

'The Beauty of Friendship: or, a discourse on the Nature and Effects of mutual and undissembled Love,' written in or soon after 1739 by G. Kenwrick.

Biographical / Historical

George Kenwrick, M.A. (fl. 1739) was Rector of Moulton All Saints, Vicar of Horning, and perpetual Curate of Ashmundham in Norfolk, & chaplain to the Lady Dowager of Preston.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 27722.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

'Bibl: Bodl: Oxon. Autographum hoc D. D. D. Auctor.' The gift must have been between 1739 and 1747.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

7 1/4 × 4 3/4 in.
Title
The Beauty of Friendship: or, a discourse on the Nature and Effects of mutual and undissembled Love
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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