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Biographical notes regarding Roman historical figures, Undated

Reference Code: GBR/0273/GRAY 10

Scope and Contents

Two sheets of paper with Gray's handwritten notes regarding biographical information on notable Roman historical figures.


  • Creation: Undated


Biographical / Historical

A later annotation reads: 'These MSS were from the Penn sale, London March 1 1872. Penn, a descendant of William Penn, bo[ugh]t Tho Gray's library [and] lived at the poets house at Stoke Pogis [and] subsequently bo[ugh]t by N??? Ward?? [and] Co at the C.W. Frederickson sale in 1897'.


1 item(s) (2 sheets) : Paper

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

This memo accompanied a copy of Gray's Elegy written in a country church-yard, third edition, corrected. London: Printed for R. Dodsley in Pall-mall; and sold by M. Cooper in Pater-noster-Row, 1751 (ESTC, T71257). Purchased in auction on behalf of Peterhouse by Christopher Edwards, October 2021.

Repository Details

Part of the Peterhouse (Ward) Library Repository

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