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Short amatory poems, ballads, songs, etc., partly Scotch

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MS. Eng. poet. e. 8

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Short amatory poems, ballads, songs, etc., partly Scotch: fol. 30 is torn, and fols. 31-end are blank.

Dates

  • Written about the middle of the 18th century in several hands

Extent

66 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. poet. e. 8, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. poet. e. 8

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20397

Overview

Short amatory poems, ballads, songs, etc., partly Scotch

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. 30518

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The name 'Hester Carpenter' is scribbled on fol. 1: 'Mr. Towneley's[?] Sale', 19th cent.: first referenced in 1884.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

7 5/8 × 6 1/4 in.
Title
Short amatory poems, ballads, songs, etc., partly Scotch
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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