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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

Archive of Abraham Tucker

Archive of Abraham Tucker
Extents: 0.44 Linear metres (4 boxes)
Dates: 18th cent.
Single Item

The Beauty of Friendship: or, a discourse on the Nature and Effects of mutual and undissembled Love

'The Beauty of Friendship: or, a discourse on the Nature and Effects of mutual and undissembled Love,' written in or soon after 1739 by G. Kenwrick.
Shelfmark: MS. Add. A. 41
Extents: 92 Leaves
Dates: written in or soon after 1739 by G. Kenwrick
Collection

Crynes Manuscripts

Manuscripts collected by Nathaniel Crynes, including legal documents, and Biblical, philosophical, theological and literary manuscripts.
Extents: 15 shelfmarks
Dates: 11th-18th cent.
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Fair copy of a treatise entitled 'Opinion des anciens sur la nature de l'ame'

Fair copy of a treatise entitled 'Opinion des anciens sur la nature de l'ame', 18th century.
Shelfmark: MS. French e. 30
Extents: 184 pages
Dates: 18th century
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H δομνίτζα τής Βαβυλώνας, a translation into modern Greek of the Princesse de Babylone of François Arouet de Voltaire

H δομνίτζα τής Βαβυλώνας, a translation into modern Greek of the Princesse de Babylone of François Arouet de Voltaire
Shelfmark: MS. Gr. misc. f. 3
Extents: 118 Leaves
Dates: Written about 1800
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Letters collected by R.H. Lightfoot

Letters collected by R.H. Lightfoot.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. lett. c. 453, fols. 189-211
Extents: 23 Leaves
Dates: 1793-1932 and n.d.
Collection

Locke Manuscripts

Papers of John Locke, including: Journals, letters, and accounts Papers relating to books and Locke's library Papers relating to theology, religion and philosophy Papers relating to money and coinage Medical notebooks and papers Papers relating to trade and the colonies Collections of verse …
Extents: 134 shelfmarks
Dates: 17th-18th cent.
Single Item

'Memorandums of Doctor [James] Bradley's Cource of Experimental Philosophy'

'Memorandums of Doctor [James] Bradley's Cource of Experimental Philosophy'
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 15
Extents: 178 Leaves
Dates: Written in or shortly before 1754 by R. Heber
Single Item

Photocopies of transcripts of John Locke's shorthand by Wolfgang von Leyden

Photocopies of transcripts of John Locke's shorthand by W. von Leyden, c.1954.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 3337, fols. 74-82
Extents: 9 Leaves
Dates: c.1954
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Poem, mid-18th century, headed 'Pièce de Voltaire'

Poem, mid-18th century, headed 'Pièce de Voltaire', beg. 'Combien d'objets divers, plus ou moins méprisables'.
Shelfmark: MS. French d. 34
Extents: 43 Leaves
Dates: mid 18th century

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Locke | John | 1632-1704 | Philosopher 2
Voltaire | 1694-1778 | writer and philosopher 2
Bishop | Elizabeth | b 1763 | nee Wollstonecraft 1
Boutflower | Cecil Henry | Right Reverend | 1863-1942 | bishop 1
Burnett | George | 1774/5-1811 | writer 1
Collingwood | Robin George | 1889-1943 | philosopher and historian 1
Crynes | Nathaniel | 1686-1745 | Fellow of St John's College, Oxford 1
Gladstone | William Ewart | 1809-1898 | prime minister and author 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
Kenwrick | George | fl. 1739 | Church of England clergyman 1
King | Peter | 1669-1734 | 1st Baron King | Lord Chancellor 1
Leyden | Wolfgang von | b 1911 | philosopher 1
Marsais | César Chesneau | du | 1676-1756 | lawyer, philosopher and writer 1
Newman | John Henry | 1801-1890 | Theologian and cardinal 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