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Cambridge commonplace book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9641

Scope and Contents

Commonplace book, early 17th-century, with ‘Thomas Sharpe Booke’ at one point.
Sharpe has not been identified. At another point, names of streets and lanes in Cambridge. At others, ‘Signes of a weake faith. 1. When litle or no sense of sin …’; ‘The Sabbath changed from the 7 to the 1 day of the weeke’, ‘Dr. [sketch – Hill?] died Friday 5 clock October …’, ‘Tomlinsoun’ ‘Wooller’ ‘Chirister’ ‘Sommers’ ‘Kimbolton’ ‘[R]awlinson’ ‘Mannering’ ‘Hee w[hi]ch is begunn[e]’ ‘to get commendation’ ‘Commence’ ‘Jowett’ ‘Casterton’ ‘Drommerbie’ ‘Farringtoun’ ‘Armistead’ ‘___mmerpearks’ ‘Carter’ [repeated calligraphically].


  • Creation: 1600-1620


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1 volume(s) (1 volume, paper) : paper

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Maggs Bros. Ltd, 50 Berkeley Square, London, W1J 5BA, 23 Oct. 2002

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