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'A Letter written for the use of a Gentleman...' with English poems and pieces

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MS. Add. D. 79

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'A Letter written for the use of a Gentleman, who lived in the Communion of the Faithful Remnant of the Church of England till the death of... Dr. William Lloyd [on Jan. 1, 1709/10, and then reverted to the "other opposite Communion"] ... before this Letter could be finished': beg. 'Sir, I have now got time.'

(fols. 89-87 rev.) bear some English poems and pieces, one dated 1732, the first of which is 'Miss and the Butterfly, a tale.'

(fols. i-xliv, 72-88) are blank.

Dates

  • written chiefly in or soon after 1710

Extent

91 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. D. 79, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. D. 79

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18880

Abstract

'A Letter written for the use of a Gentleman...' with English poems and pieces, written chiefly in or soon after 1710.

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

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. 29211.

Custodial History

'John Cotton his book. May the 2d 1712' (fol. 90v).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from W. Butt, esg., of Axmouth on Nov. 10, 1881, with nine other pieces for £10.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

15 1/4 × 10 in.
Title
'A Letter written for the use of a Gentleman...' with English poems and pieces
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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