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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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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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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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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Indexed names
A'Court | William | 1779-1860 | 1st Baron Heytesbury | Diplomat 1
Bishop | Elizabeth | b 1763 | nee Wollstonecraft 1
Collier | John Payne | 1789-1883 | Shakespearean scholar and forger, antiquary, and journalist 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
Hoskins | W. H | fl. 1880 1
Johnson | Jane | 1798-1884 | nee Cleveland | x Williams | x Hogg 1
Madan | Falconer | 1851-1935 | Bodley's Librarian, palaeographer, bibliographer 1
Scott | Sir | Walter | 1771-1832 | 1st Baronet | Historical novelist, poet, playwright and historian 1
Shaw | George Bernard | 1856-1950 | Playwright, critic, political activist and polemicist 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
Wollstonecraft | Everina | 1765-1841 1
Wollstonecraft | Mary | 1759-1797 | later Godwin | novelist and essayist 1
Wollstonecraft | family 1