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Scope/Content: Manuscript. Title from spine. Scope/Content: Manuscript commonplace book begun by Catherine Springett of Eastry, Kent. The volume contains poetry and prose extraces in Springett's hand as well as contributions from her friends. Some poetry appears to be original, but works by poets such as Pope, Addison, Milton, Elizabeth Carter and Katherine Philips are also included. The volume's chain of ownership inscriptions document its ownership by Springett's daughter, Mary (Harvey) Boys and granddaughter, Mary (Boys) Sankey, and pencil annotations probably by Sankey are found throughout the volume. Condition: Bound in mottled calf.
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, 216 p., bound ;20 cm.
English poetry--18th century.
Leather label on front paste-down endpaper: "Albus nunc liber es; studium per virginis acrum cum multi maculis, immaculatus eris. Catherina Springett 1742."|On p. : "Given by Catherine Springett Harv[ey] to her daughter Mary Boys" in one hand, followed by "Transferred from her to Mary Sankey her daughter" in another hand.|"This book was given to me by Mr. Thomas Mercer in 1742. Cath. Springett." on p. 216.