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John Johnson: Pro et Contra

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5993

Scope and Contents

Transcribed by T.R. Glover, 100 folios. A copy, line for line and page for page, of a diary kept by John Johnson of the dreams, voices and notices of William Cowper, 15 November 1797 - 23 April 1799: (fo. i) explanatory note by the transcriber; (fo. ii) C. Sayle, an additional note, 22 June 1917; (fo. 1) text.


  • Creation: 1917 (Circa)


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by T.R. Glover, 1917.

Existence and Location of Copies

Microfilm available


For an account of the transcript see H.N. Fairchild, 'Additional notes on John Johnson's diary', in Proceedings of the Modern Language Association of America, 43 (1928), pp. 571-572.
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