Manuscript: Shadwell Commonplace Book compiled or owned by P. Mellish
Vellum-bound, handwritten book containing passages on geology, law, poetry (including poems by W. Wilberforce and Sir Walter Scott), religion, artesian wells, slavery, etc. Table of contents/index starts on p. 541. Dates range from 1830 to 1844. Place-name Shadwell appears on flyleaf and on one of pages following table of contents; the name P. Mellish [?] also appears on the flyleaf. Title on spine: Manuscript.
In the Archives since time immemorial
- 1830 - 1844
.2 Linear Feet (1 volume, 560 pages)
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