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Mildmay Fane: My Happy Life, To a Friend (trans. William Wake)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4189

Scope and Contents

Translation into Latin by William Wake of Mildmay Fane's poem 'My Happy Life, to a Friend', 7 folios: (fo. iv) F.J.H. Jenkinson, biographical note on W. Wake; (fo. ii) list of the contents, written in the 19th century, of a volume ('Vol 3') once in the possession of F.J.H. Jenkinson, from which the present manuscript was taken; (fo. 1v) title-page; (fo. 2) text. Inside front cover is the bookplate of the Earl of Westmorland, 1856.


  • 1700 (Circa)


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Francis Jenkinson, 1901.

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