Document ReferenceNe 6 X 12
TitleVolume containing manuscript passages on scholarly subjects; n.d. [post 1834].
Datepost 1834
Extent1 volume
Content DescriptionContents as follows:

Folios 6v-7r: Passage entitled 'Rhetoria' containing headings 'Moral goodness requisite for true eloquence', 'To form a system 2 things are necessary', 'Science and art', and 'Rhetoric accused of being injurious, Arist[otle']s answer' [partly in Greek].

Folios 8v-10r: Passage entitled 'History', quotations taken from Lord Bolingbroke on History p.14 etc [Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke 'Letters on the study and use of history', 1752].

Folios 141v-145r: Passages entitled 'Miscellaneous' containing headings 'Criticism', 'Human nature is developed by composition etc', 'There is no such thing as love of injustice treachery, ingratitude etc', 'A Christians privileges & its obligations - their effect', 'Slaves of pleasure & fashion etc are not disciples of Christ.

Note that there is evidence that 5 folios of text have been torn out between folios 145 and 146.

Folios 146-148: Passage entitled 'Account of a Belgian Lady's way of life' from Mrs Trollopes Belgium Vol 1 p.115. [possibly Frances Milton Trollope 'Belgium and Western Germany', 1834]

Folio 147v: Brief note entitled 'Miscellaneous. How sentimental'.

Folios 153v-173r: Passage entitled 'Rome'.

Folio 174v: Note stating that [King] James I died end of March 1625.

Folio 175: Passage entitled 'Clarendon's Rebellion'.

Note that all other folios are blank.

Volume is bound in tan coloured leather, with embossed gold decoration; leaves are edged in gold; contains a lock and key [which does not work].

Date: Volume is undated, but must be later in date that the publications it quotes.
Termpublications, Bolingbroke 'Letters on the study and use of history'
publications, Trollope 'Belgium and Western Germany'
history, writing of

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA76824Trollope; Frances Milton (c.1780-1863); Mrs; author; dau. of Reverend William Milton; m Thomas Anthony Trollope 1809c.1780-1863
NA73030Aristoteles; - (c.384-322 BC); Aristotle of Stagira; son of Nicomachus; Greek philosopherc.384-322 BC
NA10914James I and VI (1566-1625); King of England Scotland and Ireland; (James VI of Scotland from 1567 succeeded 1603)1566-1625
NA19002St John; Henry (1678-1751); 1st Viscount Bolingbroke; statesman1678-1751
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