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John Johnson: Diary Transcripts on William Cowper

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8465

Scope and Contents

A transcription of entries from the diary of John Johnson, 28 July 1795 - April 1800, relating to William Cowper. Although the paper is watermarked 1816, the document dates from a later period.


  • Creation: 1825 (Circa)


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from the library of Sir Geoffrey Keynes, 1982.

Related Materials

Cambridge University Library also holds 'Pro et Contra', MS.Add.5993, a diary kept by John Johnson of the dreams, voices and notices of William Cowper.


The collection is no. 1686 in Sir Geoffrey Keynes, Bibliotheca bibliographici (London, 1964), p. 173.
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