Notebook containing originally two sets of extracts: 'Elegantiae Simulae Inusitatae scribendi formulae, Romanis Authoribus tam Historicis quam Poeticis Diligenter Excerptae', and 'Sententiae Celebriores tam Ethicorum quam Christianorum ex variis autoribus Descriptae’. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.17796
Level of Description
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Dates

  • 18th century. (Creation)

Extents

  • 28 Leaves (Whole)

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Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    28 (some blank) + some blank folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The 'Elegantiae Simulae Inusitatae...' begins on folio 4, and the 'Sententiae Celebriores...’ begins on folio 24. The same hand has added extracts from Gellius and Ennius and notes on Roman measures and money on folios 1-3, and calculations on folios 11-17. The name William Paterson and the dates 1704 and 1707 appear on front and back covers. There are some notes in Lord Milton's hand on folios 17-18. Leaves have been torn out at various points.

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