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John Patrick: Collections and miscellaneous works

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.84

Scope and Contents

Pieces include: John Patrick, 'Notae ex Bassonis Phistis collectae', 'Argumenta contra Scientiam medam ...', 'Ex Theophrasti Characteribus'; Thomas Fletman, 'Like a dog with a bottle fast ty'd to his tayle'; Abraham Cowley, The Thirsty Earth (first printed 1656); C. W., 'A brief Pistle'; Charles Sackville, earl of Dorset, 'Verses to Edward Howard'; doggerel couplet in Latin and English; list of documents and books presumably in the possession of Samuel Knight, 1716; catalogue of the books of Simon Patrick, bishop of Ely (d. 1707), with their prices (fos 92-65); Latin sermon on Cor. ii.6 in hand of Samuel Knight (fos 80-77v). fo. 1v: list in Simon Patrick's hand of 'bookes lent', including one 'lent to Mr Hunt in August 1676'. fo. 1: 'John Patricke', 'John Patrickes Booke May 21 1650 Pret. x'.


  • Creation: 1650-1690 (Circa)


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1 item(s) (1 paper) : paper

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

From Samuel Knight DD, prebend of Ely and rector of Bluntisham, Hunts (d. 1746), the MS. descended to John Percy Baumgartner of Milton, Cambs., who presented it to the Library in 1861.

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