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Thomas Barker: Verse Commonplace Book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6455

Scope and Contents

52 folios. The book begins with poems, including 'Quaestio Henrici Hubbard 1733' (fo. 26) and 'Upon Bob Leak' (fos 27-28). On fos 32-48 is 'The Manners of ye Age in 13 Moral Satirs. Lond: 1733', presumably a copy of the printed work of this title. On fos 49-52, entered from the other end of the book, are extracts from Vanbrugh's plays headed 'The Cream of Poetry'.


  • Creation: 1728


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequeathed by Francis Jenkinson, 1923.

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