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Notebook of Aphorisms

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8876

Scope and Contents

775 aphorisms, no sources given, perhaps composed or adapted by the compiler. The signature of the owner at the front of book is partly rubbed and indecipherable: 'R. M. ____ard April 7th 1782'.


  • Creation: 1782

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Provenance unknown; received in the Manuscripts Department 1991

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