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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
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
Single Item

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
Single Item

'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
Single Item

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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Indexed subjects
17th century 1
19th century 2
20th century 1
Authors 1
Biography -- 18th century 1
Biography -- 19th century 1
Cornwall (England) 2
Diaries 1
English literature 1
Feminism 1
Fiction 1
German literature 1
Liberalism 1
Literature 3
Poetry 2
Political science -- Philosophy 1
Religion 1
Romanticism 1
 
Indexed names
Bishop | Elizabeth | b 1763 | nee Wollstonecraft 1
Bürger | Gottfried August | 1747-1794 | poet and translator 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
Johnson | Jane | 1798-1884 | nee Cleveland | x Williams | x Hogg 1
Jordan | William | fl. 18th century | Cornish dramatist 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
Stokes | Whitley | 1830-1909 | Irish lawyer and Celtic scholar 1
Wollstonecraft | Everina | 1765-1841 1
Wollstonecraft | Mary | 1759-1797 | later Godwin | novelist and essayist 1
Wollstonecraft | family 1
 
Language
Cornish 2
English 3
German 1
Welsh 1