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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

Copy by William A'Court, Baron Heytesbury, of his play 'Montalto, a tragedy in five acts'

Copy by William A'Court, Baron Heytesbury, of his play 'Montalto, a tragedy in five acts'
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. poet. c. 23
Extents: 86 pages
Dates: 1803-1814
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'The Girl from Vienna' in two acts

'The Girl from Vienna' in two acts
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. d. 40
Extents: 50 Leaves
Dates: Type-written in 1907?
Single Item

Holograph draft of 'Rebellion' by John Drinkwater

Holograph draft of 'Rebellion' by John Drinkwater
Shelfmark: MS. Don. d. 50
Extents: 74 Leaves
Dates: 1913-1914
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Holograph draft of 'Strife' by John Galsworthy

Holograph draft of 'Strife' by John Galsworthy
Shelfmark: MS. Don. d. 6
Extents: 152 Leaves
Dates: 1907
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Holograph draft of 'The atom of God' by John Drinkwater

Holograph draft of 'The atom of God' by John Drinkwater
Shelfmark: MS. Don. d. 11
Extents: 13 Leaves
Dates: 18 Sept. 1923
Single Item

Incomplete copy of 'The silver king' by H. A. Jones and Henry Herman

Incomplete copy of 'The silver king' by H. A. Jones and Henry Herman
Shelfmark: MS. Don. d. 12
Extents: 264 Leaves
Dates: 1907
Single Item

J. Payne Collier ed.,'The skryvener's play', Camden miscellany

J. Payne Collier ed.,'The skryvener's play', Camden miscellany
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. poet. d. 34
Extents: 17 Leaves
Dates: 1854-1859
Single Item

Manuscript of a play 'Weighed in the balance', by W. H. Hoskins

Manuscript of a play 'Weighed in the balance', by W. H. Hoskins
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. c. 500
Extents: 111 Leaves
Dates: 1880
Single Item

Manuscript texts of Christmas mummers' plays

Manuscript texts of Christmas mummers' plays
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. poet. c. 17
Extents: 55 Leaves
Dates: c. 1883-1920
Single Item

Notes by R. P. Jodrell

Notes by R. P. Jodrell
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. c. 271
Extents: 136 Leaves
Dates: 1775-1776
Single Item

Play by C. R. L. Fletcher entitled 'Then and now'

Play by C. R. L. Fletcher entitled 'Then and now'.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. poet. d. 114
Extents: 19 Leaves
Dates: early 20th century
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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
Single Item

A play entitled 'Madame Sans-Gene', by V. de Wilde Powell

A play entitled 'Madame Sans-Gene', by V. de Wilde Powell
Shelfmark: MS. Don. e. 106
Extents: 74 Leaves
Dates: Early 20th century
Single Item

A play in three acts entitled 'Kenilworth, a tragedy, dramatized from Sir Walter Scott's novel' by E. B.

A play in three acts entitled 'Kenilworth, a tragedy, dramatized from Sir Walter Scott's novel' by E. B.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. c. 91
Extents: 76 Leaves
Dates: Early 19th cent.
Single Item

Three leaves of dialogue for 'Candida', in George Bernard Shaw's hand

Three leaves of dialogue for 'Candida', in George Bernard Shaw's hand
Shelfmark: MS. Don. d. 161
Extents: 3 Leaves
Dates: 1897
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Two plays by R. Carleton

Two plays by R. Carleton
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. poet. d. 2
Extents: 56 Leaves
Dates: written in A.D. 1674-1675
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Two plays, probably written for the Twelfth night revels at St. John's college at Oxford

Two plays, probably written for the Twelfth night revels at St. John's college at Oxford, the first in about 1610, the second perhaps later (in about 1620-30?).
Shelfmark: MS. Bodl. 30
Extents: 28 Leaves
Dates: Written partly in about 1610 (partly perhaps later) in two hands
Single Item

Typescript play about Sir Walter Raleigh, entitled 'The Flag', by W. L. M. Lee

Typescript play about Sir Walter Raleigh, entitled 'The Flag', by W. L. M. Lee
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. b. 77
Extents: 47 Leaves
Dates: Before 1955

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Indexed names
Drinkwater | John | 1882-1937 | Poet and playwright 2
A'Court | William | 1779-1860 | 1st Baron Heytesbury | Diplomat 1
Bishop | Elizabeth | b 1763 | nee Wollstonecraft 1
Carleton | R | fl. 1674-1675 1
Collier | John Payne | 1789-1883 | Shakespearean scholar and forger, antiquary, and journalist 1
Fletcher | Charles Robert Leslie | 1857-1934 | historian and academic 1
Galsworthy | John | 1867-1933 | Novelist and playwright 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
Gordon | Edward | fl. 1963 1
Hall Caine | Sir | Thomas Henry | 1853-1931 | Knight and novelist 1
Hammond | E. F. | fl. 20th century 1
Herman | Henry | 1832-1894 | Playwright and novelist 1
Hoskins | W. H | fl. 1880 1
Jodrell | Richard Paul | 1745-1831 | Classical scholar and playwright 1
Johnson | Jane | 1798-1884 | nee Cleveland | x Williams | x Hogg 1
Jones | Henry Arthur | 1851-1929 | Playwright and dramatist 1
Jordan | William | fl. 18th century | Cornish dramatist 1