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Milton, John, 1608-1674 (poet)



  • Existence: 1608 - 1674

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:


'The poems by S.L. Sassoon, with illustrations', 28 Mar. 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/6/1
Scope and Contents Notebook containing poems written and illustrated by Sassoon, when aged ten. An inscription on the cover reads 'The poems by S.L. Sassoon for Mamsy March 28th 1897'. The poems are largely on nature and include extracts taken from works by John Milton and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. They are transcribed in fair hand with occasional annotations or excising and are illustrated with coloured drawings. Contents include: Title pages with illustration: /1-2. Frontispiece illustration for...
Dates: 28 Mar. 1897
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Two photocopies of manuscripts of Walter Leigh's song 'Now the Bright Morning Star' (text by John Milton)., 1927

Reference Code: GBR/1849/FP/271/2
Scope and Contents

Item 2a is a working manuscript, with crossings-out. Following the end of the compositionis a further page that appears to be a working-out of musical ideas for this same piece. It is in three voices, but without text. Item 2b is a fair copy manuscript, with just a few textual crossings-out. Its first page is signed "W.L. 1927".

Dates: 1927

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Archives and MSS Dept. (GBR/0012) 1
Oratorios 2
Musical theatre 1
Songs 1