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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

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 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

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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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
Scholars 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
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
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
Taylor | Edward | fl. 1776 | writer and poet 1
Wollstonecraft | Everina | 1765-1841 1
Wollstonecraft | Mary | 1759-1797 | later Godwin | novelist and essayist 1
Wollstonecraft | family 1
 
Language
Cornish 2
English 5
German 1
Welsh 1