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A roll containing short passages (verses or anecdotes?) in shorthand

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MS. Eng. poet. f. 3 (R)

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A roll containing short passages (verses or anecdotes?) in shorthand, in double columns on both sides of the parchment. There is no title, but the paper cover has the name 'John Collet' (first half of 18th cent.?).

Dates

  • Written perhaps in the second half of the 17th century

Extent

1 roll

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. poet. f. 3 (R), fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. poet. f. 3 (R)

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20398

Abstract

A roll containing short passages (verses or anecdotes?) in shorthand

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. 30520

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Referenced in 1892 or 1893.

Physical Facet

On parchment

Dimensions

A roll 2 ft. 3 1/8 in. × 4 1/4 in. in a paper cover, all in a cloth box 5 7/8 × 1 1/4 squ. in.
Title
A roll containing short passages (verses or anecdotes?) in shorthand
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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