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'A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Poems. Dublin, James Freeman, scrip. M, DCC, LXXXV'

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MS. Eng. misc. f. 22

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'A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Poems. Dublin, James Freeman, scrip. M, DCC, LXXXV', a printed title-page, but the 228 Hymns which follow are in shorthand manuscript, and signed by the writer, Sept. 6, 1785. Some may be the writer's own composition. The first beg. 'O for a thousand tongues to sing', and at p. 209 is an index of first lines.

Dates

  • Written in A.D. 1785 by J. Freeman in shorthand

Extent

228 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. f. 22, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. f. 22

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19671

Abstract

'A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Poems. Dublin, James Freeman, scrip. M, DCC, LXXXV'

Biographical / Historical

James Freeman (fl. 1785).

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. VI, no. 35181

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from messrs. Hanna & Neale, Dublin booksellers, on March 31, 1910.

Physical Facet

On paper, binding, mottled calf with gold ornament and 'J. F.', no doubt Dublin work of 1785

Dimensions

6 1/8 × 3 7/8 in.
Title
'A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Poems. Dublin, James Freeman, scrip. M, DCC, LXXXV'
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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