File NLW MS 11167B - Poetry,

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NLW MS 11167B

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Poetry,

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  • [1789x1799] / (Creation)

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The scribe's name on the fly-leaf is dated 27 October, 1798.

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A volume of eighteenth century poetry, and some prose, transcribed by Thomasina Smith, afterwards Thomasina Leach, wife of Abraham Leach [the younger] of Corston. Among the poets represented are R. B. Sheridan, John Dryden, Thomas Gray, and Oliver Goldsmith, and the titles include 'On Sir Joshua Reynolds', 'Address ... spoken by Mrs. Siddons ....', 'Written at Stratford upon Avon at the tomb of Shakespeare', 'On seeing the Prince of Wales at the Ranelagh fete, 1789', etc. The prose items include 'Resolutions form'd to promote regularity at Shanes Castle during the meeting for the play of Cymbeline'.

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English

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Previously known as Corston 6.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 11167B

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vtls004621024

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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