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Clare Hall, Cambridge: papers, mostly relating to John James, and to the mastership of William Grigg.

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.2615

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Inside front cover: bookplate with arms of Jewkes quartering Jones, earl of Ranelagh, motto 'Ranelagh'. Inside front cover: 'These following Manuscripts (as far as a Copy of Verses on Mr Jones' Death in a Black Cpver), I found in the Library of my most worthy Friend, the Revd Mr John James; & tho to another Person they may seem perhaps of little or no consequence, yet as Relicts of his, they deservedly claim a Place, in that Study so genteely encreased by his generous Addition.' 18th-cent. hand. [Reference is to nos 1-74, 81-112, 117-18.]


  • Creation: 1715-1748 (Circa.)

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