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1848-1851
Creator:
Spencer, Adelaide Horatio Seymour, 1825-1877
Extent: 1 volume
A volume comprising excerpts from the works read by Adelaide Horatio Seymour during the years from 1848 to 1851 providing a record of her reading interests with many contemporary titles included.
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Adelaide Horatio Seymour Spencer commonplace book
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Spencer, Adelaide Horatio Seymour, 1825-1877
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1757
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1848-1851
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A volume comprising excerpts from the works read by Adelaide Horatio Seymour during the years from 1848 to 1851 providing a record of her reading interests with many contemporary titles included.
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1840s 1850s
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Spencer, Adelaide Horatio Seymour, 1825-1877
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Commonplace books Excerpts Manuscripts, English--19th century
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1832-1836
Creator:
McAllister, Ann Jane Mitchell, 1816-1890
Extent: 1 volume
This commonplace book belonged to Ann Jane Mitchell McAllister of Philadelphia, PA. The entries in this book date between 1832 and 1836, before she married William Young McAllister. Her name is signed simply as Ann Jane Mitchell. This volume contains various copied poems by poets such as Lord Byron, Sir Walter Scott, and L. E. L. (Letitia Elizabeth Landon). There appear to be two hands active in the volume and the poems are copied from literary magazines such as Blackwood’s Magazine, The Literary Gazette, and The Athenaeum.
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Ann Jane Mitchell McAllister commonplace book
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McAllister, Ann Jane Mitchell, 1816-1890
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 947
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1832-1836
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This commonplace book belonged to Ann Jane Mitchell McAllister of Philadelphia, PA. The entries in this book date between 1832 and 1836, before she married William Young McAllister. Her name is signed simply as Ann Jane Mitchell. This volume contains various copied poems by poets such as Lord Byron, Sir Walter Scott, and L. E. L. (Letitia Elizabeth Landon). There appear to be two hands active in the volume and the poems are copied from literary magazines such as Blackwood’s Magazine, The Literary Gazette, and The Athenaeum.
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1830s
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McAllister, Ann Jane Mitchell, 1816-1890
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Commonplace books Excerpts Manuscripts, American--19th century Poems
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1797-1851
Creator:
Archer, Henry Wilson, 1813-1887
Archer, John, 1777-1830
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
This collection (1797-1851) contains notebooks kept by three members of the Archer family, a prominent and politically active family of medical doctors based in Harford County, Maryland. The first file contains John Archer Jr.’s notes on materia medica lectures delivered by Benjamin Barton and given at the University of Pennsylvania in 1797 and 1798. A commonplace book (1830-1832) maintained by Henry Wilson Archer, which contains excerpts mostly from history books and poems is the second file. Also included in the collection is an account book (1841-1851) wherein the wheat purchases of Robert Harris Archer were recorded.
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Archer family account books and notebooks
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Archer, Henry Wilson, 1813-1887 Archer, John, 1777-1830
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1120
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear feet (1 box)
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1797-1851
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This collection (1797-1851) contains notebooks kept by three members of the Archer family, a prominent and politically active family of medical doctors based in Harford County, Maryland. The first file contains John Archer Jr.’s notes on materia medica lectures delivered by Benjamin Barton and given at the University of Pennsylvania in 1797 and 1798. A commonplace book (1830-1832) maintained by Henry Wilson Archer, which contains excerpts mostly from history books and poems is the second file. Also included in the collection is an account book (1841-1851) wherein the wheat purchases of Robert Harris Archer were recorded.
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Archer, Henry Wilson, 1813-1887 Archer, John, 1777-1830 Barton, Benjamin Smith, 1766-1815 University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine.
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Account books Commonplace books Lecture notes Notebooks
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1836-1844
Creator:
Stivers, Benjamin S., 1816-1844
Extent: 1 volume
A volume with worn covers consisting of poems and prose by Benjamin S. Stivers spanning the years from 1836 to 1843.
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Benjamin S. Stivers commonplace book
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Stivers, Benjamin S., 1816-1844
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1771
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1836-1844
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A volume with worn covers consisting of poems and prose by Benjamin S. Stivers spanning the years from 1836 to 1843.
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1830s 1840s
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Stivers, Benjamin S., 1816-1844
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Clippings (information artifacts) Codices (bound manuscripts) Commonplace books Manuscripts, American--19th century Poems
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1823-1826
Extent: 1 volume
Commonplace book spanning the years from 1823 to 1826 in a neat calligraphic hand comprised of copied poems, information on science and history, and drawings in pencil and ink.
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Commonplace book
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1129
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1823-1826
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Commonplace book spanning the years from 1823 to 1826 in a neat calligraphic hand comprised of copied poems, information on science and history, and drawings in pencil and ink.
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1820s
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Commonplace books Drawings (visual works) Excerpts Manuscripts, English--19th century Poems
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1771-1791
Creator:
Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744, Author
Rowe, Elizabeth Singer, 1674-1737, Author
Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745, Author
Extent: 1 volume
Unbound volume containg eighteenth-century poetical works and correspondence collected by an unknown compiler spanning the years from 1771-1791.
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Commonplace book
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Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744, Author Rowe, Elizabeth Singer, 1674-1737, Author Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745, Author
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1872
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1771-1791
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Unbound volume containg eighteenth-century poetical works and correspondence collected by an unknown compiler spanning the years from 1771-1791.
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1770s 1780s 1790s
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Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744 Rowe, Elizabeth Singer, 1674-1737 Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Commonplace books Correspondence Elegies Manuscripts, English--18th century Poetry
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approximately 1813 to 1840
Extent: 1 volume
Commonplace book containing copies and excerpts of eighteenth and nineteenth century poems and songs written between 1813 to 1840.
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Commonplace book
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1729
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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approximately 1813 to 1840
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Commonplace book containing copies and excerpts of eighteenth and nineteenth century poems and songs written between 1813 to 1840.
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Commonplace books Excerpts Manuscripts, American--19th century Poems Songs (documents)
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1798
Extent: 1 volume
A volume containing a collection of copied excerpts and quotations chiefly regarding the history of Great Britain, Rome, and the Byzantine Empire. The codex is written on 180 numbered pages by an unknown compiler. "Extracts 1798" is written on the spine.
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Commonplace book
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1800
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1798
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A volume containing a collection of copied excerpts and quotations chiefly regarding the history of Great Britain, Rome, and the Byzantine Empire. The codex is written on 180 numbered pages by an unknown compiler. "Extracts 1798" is written on the spine.
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Commonplace books Excerpts Manuscripts, English--18th century Quotations
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circa 1812-1833
Creator:
Threipland, Eliza Murray, 1798-1881
Extent: 1 volume (+ 4 leaves)
A scrapbook created and compiled by Eliza Murray Threipland of Fingask Castle, Pertheshire, Scotland spanning approximately from 1812 to 1833. The album contains a collection of original drawings, copied writings, and printed illustrations with contributions by family and friends.
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Drawing room scrapbook album by Eliza Murray Threipland
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Threipland, Eliza Murray, 1798-1881
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1044
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 4 leaves)
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circa 1812-1833
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A scrapbook created and compiled by Eliza Murray Threipland of Fingask Castle, Pertheshire, Scotland spanning approximately from 1812 to 1833. The album contains a collection of original drawings, copied writings, and printed illustrations with contributions by family and friends.
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Threipland, Eliza Murray, 1798-1881
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Commonplace books Drawings (visual works) Manuscripts, English--19th century Scrapbooks
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1829
Creator:
Marsh, John Riley, 1806-1868
Extent: 1 volume (+ 1 photograph)
Commonplace book consisting of poems and songs kept by John Riley Marsh of Alvaston, Grange, Alvaston, Derbyshire, England written in 1829.
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John Riley Marsh commonplace book
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Marsh, John Riley, 1806-1868
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1728
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 1 photograph)
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1829
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Commonplace book consisting of poems and songs kept by John Riley Marsh of Alvaston, Grange, Alvaston, Derbyshire, England written in 1829.
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Marsh, John Riley, 1806-1868
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Commonplace books Manuscripts, English--19th century Poems
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1749-1762
Creator:
Allen, Joshua, 1749-1762
Extent: 1 volume (+ 2 leaves)
Commonplace book spanning the years from 1749 to 1762 kept by Reverand Joshua Allen of Pembrokeshire, Wales. The volume comprises excerpts from the Bible, theological writings, and philosophy in addition to copies of personal correspndence.
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Joshua Allen commonplace book
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Allen, Joshua, 1749-1762
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1923
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 2 leaves)
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1749-1762
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Commonplace book spanning the years from 1749 to 1762 kept by Reverand Joshua Allen of Pembrokeshire, Wales. The volume comprises excerpts from the Bible, theological writings, and philosophy in addition to copies of personal correspndence.
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1740s 1750s 1760s
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Allen, Joshua, 1749-1762 Allen, William Bird, 1851-1936
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Commonplace books Correspondence Epitaphs Excerpts Manuscripts, English--18th century
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circa 1897
Creator:
Mason, M. Alice, 1868-1956
Extent: 1 volume
A volume comprising excerpts from works regarding exercises of the body to enhance stage performance, acting, expression, and elocution. M. Alice Mason probably compiled the items in the volume around 1890.
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M. Alice Mason commonplace book
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Mason, M. Alice, 1868-1956
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1844
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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circa 1897
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A volume comprising excerpts from works regarding exercises of the body to enhance stage performance, acting, expression, and elocution. M. Alice Mason probably compiled the items in the volume around 1890.
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Mason, M. Alice, 1868-1956 Adams, Florence Adelaide Fowle, Mrs., 1863- Delsarte, François, 1811-1871
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Commonplace books Excerpts Manuscripts, American--19th century Poetry
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1840-1869
Creator:
Dalton, Eliza Maria, active 1839-1870
Extent: 1 volume (+ 5 leaves)
A volume containing copied poems and elegies with Christian themes handwritten by Eliza Maria Dalton from 1840-1869.
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Remembrancer of old friends
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Dalton, Eliza Maria, active 1839-1870
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1723
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 5 leaves)
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1840-1869
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A volume containing copied poems and elegies with Christian themes handwritten by Eliza Maria Dalton from 1840-1869.
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1840s 1850s 1860s
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Dalton, Eliza Maria, active 1839-1870 Rouch, Martha Pearce, -1869
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Commonplace books Elegies Manuscripts, English--19th century Poems Songs
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1813-1834
Creator:
Fairbrother, Richard, 1795?-1848
Extent: 1 volume
Volume comprising religious poems, elegies, songs, and excerpts compiled by Richard Fairbrother of Norfolk England, spanning the years from 1813 to 1834.
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Richard Fairbrother commonplace book
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Fairbrother, Richard, 1795?-1848
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1833
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1813-1834
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Volume comprising religious poems, elegies, songs, and excerpts compiled by Richard Fairbrother of Norfolk England, spanning the years from 1813 to 1834.
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1810s 1820s 1830s
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Fairbrother, Richard, 1795?-1848
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Commonplace books Elegies Excerpts Manuscripts, English--19th century Poetry
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1797-1821
Creator:
Bulkeley, Sarah, 1772?-1852
Extent: 1 volume
A volume comprising poetry, excerpts, and quotations compiled by Sarah Bulkeley spanning the years from 1797 to 1821.
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Sarah Bulkeley commonplace book
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Bulkeley, Sarah, 1772?-1852
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1773
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1797-1821
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A volume comprising poetry, excerpts, and quotations compiled by Sarah Bulkeley spanning the years from 1797 to 1821.
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1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s
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Bulkeley, Sarah, 1772?-1852
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Commonplace books Excerpts Manuscripts, American--18th century Manuscripts, American--19th century
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