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Literary notes and extracts made by William Parsons of Bewdley

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MS. Top. Salop d. 1

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Literary notes and extracts made by William Parsons of Bewdley, in about 1805-25, 'Collectanea [vol.] 3':
  1. (fol. 1b). Relating to the history of Shropshire, chiefly in the 18th century. At fol. 34 is a large part of the 3rd book of Milton's Paradise Lost in Latin hexameters; (fols. 41-95) are blank.
  2. (fol. 141v rev.). Miscellaneous.

Dates

  • written in the first quarter of the 19th century by W. Parsons

Extent

144 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

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

MS. Top. Salop d. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18885

Abstract

Literary notes and extracts made by William Parsons of Bewdley, written in the first quarter of the 19th century.

Biographical / Historical

William Parsons (1755-1816) of Bewdley, Worcestershire.

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. 29218.

Custodial History

'I intend this book for my friend The Revd. John Brickdale Blakeway of Shrewsbury ... Wm. Parsons, Bewdley, 2d April, 1816.'

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought as part of the library of mr. E. R. Morris of IIomestay, Newtown, Montgomeryshire, from messrs. Phillips & Son of Newtown (Catal. of ... rare books, art. 169) on Oct. 25, 1881, for £1.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

9 5/8 × 7 7/8 in.
Title
Literary notes and extracts made by William Parsons of Bewdley
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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