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Two exercise books containing transcripts of Oxford prize or official poems

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MS. Add. A. 272

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Two exercise books containing transcripts of Oxford prize or official poems, 1791-3, made by 'Dr Williams:
  1. Fol. 1. Latin prize verse by Edw. Cooper, of Queen's college, 1791, (fol. 12). Latin prize verse by John Richardson, of Univ. college, 1792. Fols. 20-31 are blank
  2. Fol. 32. Poems prepared for the Installation of the Chancellor, July 4-5, 1793: (fols. 34, 41) Latin verse by E. Copleston (a prize poem) and T. G. Estcourt; (foll. 37, 39, 40, 43, 46, 48, 50) English verse by James Dawkins (really by George Canning), Thomas Gray, Henry Atkins, W. P. Amherst (really by dr. Cyril Jackson), lord John Beresford? (really by George Canning), C. H. Hall, and William Crowe. Fols. 52-end are blank.

Dates

  • Written about A.D. 1795 by dr. Williams

Extent

2 items

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. A. 272, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. A. 272

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20212

Abstract

Two exercise books containing transcripts of Oxford prize or official poems

Biographical / Historical

Dr Williams (fl. 1791-1793).

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. 30203

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Referenced in 1884.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

9 5/8 × 7 7/8 in.
Title
Two exercise books containing transcripts of Oxford prize or official poems
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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