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Mary Anne Bacon: Verses and Translations

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6252

Scope and Contents

A collection of verses and translations by Mary Anne Bacon, with Reboul, boulanger de Lyons: 'Elegie a une Mere' (fo. 6v). Most of the verses are initialled and dated.


  • Creation: 1841-1870


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Other Finding Aids

Full details in descriptions box in Manuscripts Reading Room

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from the library of Sedley Taylor, 1920.


The verses on fos 2 and 10v were published in Winged thoughts (London, 1851), under the titles of 'Modern Sport' and 'Ancient Sport' respectively. Others were printed at various dates in the Norwich Mercury and other publications, as is indicated by notes at the foot of the verses.
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Repository Details

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