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The Abinger Papers

Correspondence and papers of the Godwin and Shelley families, chiefly William Godwin (1756-1836), philosopher and author; with the correspondence and papers of his family, including his wife, the novelist and essayist Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-97); daughter, the author Mary Shelley (1797-1851); her husband, the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822); and Mary and Percy Bysshe Shelley's son Sir Percy Florence Shelley (1819-89), and his wife, Jane, Lady Shelley (d. 1899)
Extents: 206 shelfmarks
Dates: 1780-1937
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Anonymous drama

Anonymous drama
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 4233
Extents: 2.0 Volumes
Dates: 18th century
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'Archæologia Cornu = Britannica'

'Archæologia Cornu = Britannica'
Shelfmark: MS. Cornish c. 1
Extents: 370 Leaves
Dates: Written in the first half of the 18th century
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'The Comedies of Terence, translated into English by Richard Gough Esq, 1751. Mem. The Heautontimoroumonus is missing.'

'The Comedies of Terence, translated into English by Richard Gough Esq, 1751. Mem. The Heautontimoroumonus is missing.'
Shelfmark: MS. Lat. class. e. 1
Extents: 199 Leaves
Dates: Written in 1751 by R. Gough
Collection

Copies of old Cornish plays

Copies of old Cornish plays.
Extents: 0.10 Linear metres (2 boxes)
Dates: written in more than one hand, perhaps late in the 17th and early in the 18th century
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Copy, in several hands, of The provok'd husband: or A journey to London, by Sir John Vanbrugh and Colley Cibber

Copy, in several hands, of The provok'd husband: or A journey to London, by Sir John Vanbrugh and Colley Cibber
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. d. 353
Extents: 166 Leaves
Dates: 18th century
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The first portion of a Welsh religious Interlude or moral play

The first portion of a Welsh religious Interlude or moral play
Shelfmark: MS. Welsh f. 9 (R)
Extents: 1 roll
Dates: Written perhaps about A.D. 1700
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'Macbeth, a play ... based on Shakespeare'

'Macbeth, a play ... based on Shakespeare', written in 1790 by G. A. Bürger
Shelfmark: MS. German f. 1
Extents: 100 pages
Dates: written in 1790 by G. A. Bürger
Collection

Malone Manuscripts

Manuscripts collected by Edmund Malone (1741-1812) critic and author
Extents: 3.41 Linear metres (31 boxes)
Dates: c.1600-19th cent.
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Manuscript of the plays Hunt the Slipper and The Humorist

Manuscript of the plays Hunt the Slipper, and The Humorist
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7804
Extents: 75 Leaves
Dates: 1785
Collection

Microfilms of David Garrick Manuscripts

Microfilms of David Garrick manuscripts.
Extents: 6 shelfmarks
Dates: 20th cent.
Single Item

Notes by R. P. Jodrell

Notes by R. P. Jodrell
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. c. 271
Extents: 136 Leaves
Dates: 1775-1776
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Play by Edward Taylor entitled The siege of Scutari, acted at North Aston, Oxon.

Play by Edward Taylor entitled The siege of Scutari, acted at North Aston, Oxon. 1776
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. poet. d. 51
Extents: 126 Leaves
Dates: 1776
Collection

Rawlinson Manuscripts

Rawlinson's manuscripts, consisting of: Rawlinson A: English history Rawlinson B: English history Rawlinson C: History, theology Rawlinson D: Miscellaneous Rawlinson E: Sermons Rawlinson F: Poetry Rawlinson G: Classics Rawlinson H: Letters Rawlinson I: Mainly theology …
Extents: 5122 shelfmarks
Dates: 8th-18th century
Collection

Verse and plays by John Hoadly

Four volumes containing copies (some holograph) of verse and plays by John Hoadly, mid-18th cent.
Extents: 0.4 Linear metres (4 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1711-76
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Volume of 18th-century transcripts of verse and prose in Cornish, most of the items with a translation into English

Volume of 18th-century transcripts of verse and prose in Cornish, most of the items with a translation into English.
Shelfmark: MS. Cornish c. 3
Extents: 174 Leaves
Dates: 18th century

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18th century 14
Drama 8
Playwriting -- Drama 7
Literature 5
Poetry 5
19th century 3
17th century 2
20th century 2
Authors, Classical 2
Cornwall (England) 2
Drama -- 18th century 2
Actors -- England -- 18th century 1
Anabaptists 1
Authors 1
Bible 1
Bible -- O.T. -- Psalms 1
Biography -- 18th century 1
Biography -- 19th century 1
Classical literature 1
Constitutions 1
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Indexed names
Terentius Afer | Publius | ? 195 BC-? 159 BC | Roman comic dramatist 2
Beaumont | fl 1688-1730 | Nonconformist 1
Bishop | Elizabeth | b 1763 | nee Wollstonecraft 1
Bracton | Henry de | c 1210-1268 | Judge, Chancellor of Exeter Cathedral 1
Bürger | Gottfried August | 1747-1794 | poet and translator 1
Chaucer | Geoffrey | c 1340-1400 | Poet 1
Church of England | Diocese of London | Consistory Court 1
Cibber | Colley | 1671-1757 | Actor and dramatist 1
Deelman | Christian F | b 1937 1
England and Wales | Exchequer 1
England and Wales | Royal Navy 1
Eton College 1
Fitzwilliams | John | fl 1600-1699 | Nonjuror 1
Fleming | Robert | ? 1660-1716 | Presbyterian Minister 1
French Protestant Church 1
Garrick | David | 1717-1779 | Actor 1
Gilbert | Davies | 1767-1839 | Cornish engineer, author and politician 1
Godwin | Mary Jane | 1768-1841 | formerly Clairmont | nee de Vial | translator and bookseller 1
Godwin | William | 1756-1836 | philosopher and novelist 1
Godwin | family 1
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Gough | Richard | 1735-1809 | antiquary 1
Grenville | Denis | 1637-1703 | Jacobite Archbishop of York | also known as Denis Granville 1
Gronovius | Jacobus | 1645-1716 | classical scholar 1
Gunning | Peter | 1614-1684 | Bishop of Ely 1
Hawes | Samuel | fl 1694-1700 | Nonjuror 1
Hearne | Thomas | 1678-1735 | Antiquary and Nonjuror 1
Hoadly | John | 1711-1776 | poet and dramatist 1
Holman | William | d 1730 | Essex Antiquary Congregational Minister 1
Jodrell | Richard Paul | 1745-1831 | Classical scholar and playwright 1
Johnson | Jane | 1798-1884 | nee Cleveland | x Williams | x Hogg 1
Jordan | William | fl. 18th century | Cornish dramatist 1
L'Estrange | Hamon | 1605-1660 | theologian and historian 1
Lewis | John | c 1700-1799 | Minister of Margate 1
Livius | Titus | ? 59 BC-AD 17 | Roman historian 1
Locke | John | 1632-1704 | Philosopher 1
Malone | Edmund | 1741-1812 | Critic and Author 1
Mandeville | Sir | John | d 1372 | travel writer 1
Nedam | James | fl 1532-1543 | Royal Surveyor of Works 1
Neve | John Le | 1679-1741 | Antiquary 1
Ovidius Naso | Publius | 43 BC-AD 17 | Roman poet 1
Pepys | Samuel | 1633-1703 | MP, Diarist, Public Servant, Antiquary 1
Price | Daniel | fl 1685-1706 | Dean of St Asaph 1
Rawlinson | Richard | 1690-1755 | Antiquary and Nonjuror 1
Roach | Richard | 1662-1730 | Anglican clergyman 1
Robinson | John | 1650-1723 | Bishop of London 1
Sallustius Crispus | Gaius | ? 86-? 34 BC | Roman historian 1
Samber | Robert | fl 1710-1729 | Poet 1
Sancroft | William | 1617-1693 | Archbishop of Canterbury 1
Shakespeare | William | 1564-1616 | playwright and poet 1
Shelley | Jane | d 1899 | nee Gibson | 1st wife of 3rd Baronet | x St. John 1
Shelley | Mary Wollstonecraft | 1797-1851 | née Godwin | writer 1
Shelley | Percy Bysshe | 1792-1822 | poet 1
Shelley | Sir | Percy Florence | 1819-1889 | 3rd Baronet 1
Shelley | family 1
Smith | Thomas | 1638-1710 | Nonjuror Historian and Librarian 1
St Paul's Cathedral 1
Stanton | William | fl 1697-1704 1
Stokes | Whitley | 1830-1909 | Irish lawyer and Celtic scholar 1
Swadlin | Thomas | 1600-1670 | Royalist divine 1
Taylor | Edward | fl. 1776 | writer and poet 1
Thurloe | John | 1616-1668 | Secretary to the Council of State 1
Tullius Cicero | Marcus | 106-43 BC | Roman orator and statesman 1
Turner | Francis | ? 1638-1700 | Bishop of Ely 1
Turner | Thomas | 1645-1714 | President of Corpus Christi College Oxford 1
University of Cambridge 1
University of Oxford 1
Vanbrugh | Sir | John | 1664-1726 | Knight | Dramatist, Architect, and Herald 1
Wharton | Philip | 1613-1696 | 4th Baron Wharton 1
Wilkinson | Thomas | fl 1600-1699 | Anglican clergyman 1
Williams | John | fl 1709-1726 | Poet 1
Wollstonecraft | Everina | 1765-1841 1
Wollstonecraft | Mary | 1759-1797 | later Godwin | novelist and essayist 1
Wollstonecraft | family 1
Zamboni | Giovanni Giacomo | fl 1723-1751 | resident in England for Duke of Modena 1
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Language
Cornish 3
Dutch; Flemish 1
English 14
French 1
German 1
Greek, Ancient (to 1453) 2
Greek, Modern (1453-) 1
Italian 2
Latin 2
Welsh 1