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John Harwood: Autobiography

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6846

Scope and Contents

Autobiographical fragment, covering Harwood's life to October 1689, 95 folios. The writer's identity is not given, but has been established from internal evidence. The writing is on the recto of fos 3-17, with occasional notes or prayers on facing pages and on fo. 92v. The lower half of fo. 16 and the upper half of fo. 16a are torn out. The remainder of the volume is blank.


  • Creation: 1689 (Circa)


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The volume was previously part of the Phillipps collection, MS 11805. Purchased by the Library in 1935.

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