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Flamsteed, John, 1646-1719 (astronomer)

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  • Existence: 1646-1719

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The Minstrel or The Progress of Genius with Some Other Poems by James Beattie LL.D.

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7044
Scope and Contents An 1816 manuscript of James Beattie's poem The Minstrel and some of Beattie's other poems. The Minstrel was originally published in two parts in 1771 and 1774. This particular manuscript of the poem(s) bears a dedication to Sir Archibald Grant, second Baronet of Monymusk in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. It was copied by "his devoted servant George Mackay." The contents the volume are a preface followed by various poems, as described below: Preface to the Minstrel, beginning, "The design was to trace...
Dates: 1816
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