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A commonplace book of extracts, chiefly light poetry, from English literature, with a few medical and cookery receipts, business addresses, etc.

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MS. Add. A. 284

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A commonplace book of extracts, chiefly light poetry, from English literature, with a few medical and cookery receipts, business addresses, etc., probably by a Devonshire man: 1821 and 1827 occur as dates: possibly written by John Pike Jones, see below, when young.

Dates

  • written about A.D. 1820-1830

Extent

51 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. A. 284, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. A. 284

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19581

Abstract

A commonplace book of extracts, chiefly light poetry, from English literature, with a few medical and cookery receipts, business addresses, etc., written about A.D. 1820-1830.

Biographical / Historical

John Pike Jones (1791–1857) was a political activist and antiquary.

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. 29401.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from Messrs S. Drayton & Sons, of Exeter (catal. 89, no. 928), on Dec. 3, 1884.

Related Materials

Other MSS. of the rev. John Pike Jones, of Chudleigh, Devon, are MSS. Top. Devon d. 1-2, e. 1-6, Top. gen. e. 4-5.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

8 3/8 × 6 7/8 in.
Title
A commonplace book of extracts, chiefly light poetry, from English literature, with a few medical and cookery receipts, business addresses, etc.
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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