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Leaves signed by John Donne, 1623-1633

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8466

Scope and Contents

1. A leaf of eight lines, with an accompanying transcription. The leaf is signed 'Joannes Donne: ibidem Decanus. Sept. 27. 1623', and relates to John Donne, Dean of St Paul's.

2. A leaf from the Album Amicorum of Michael Corvinus. There is writing on the reverse in another hand, signed 'Johannes Donne 5 Octobr. 1633'. This relates to a different John Donne, possibly the Dean of Sion College. There are three accompanying pieces of related correspondence, 1939 and 1953.


  • Creation: 1623-1633


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2 leaf/leaves (2 leaves)

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Copies

Microfilm available

Repository Details

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