|Call Number||Houghton MS Eng 926|
Charlotte Burney Francis Broome, 1771–ca. 1806.
Mostly original poetry by members of the Burney family with themes of family, courtship/marriage, and death.
|Book Size||20cm x 16cm|
|Filled Page Count||181 pages|
|First Line Index||Yes|
Major themes prominent among the manuscript contents in alphabetical order.
Other themes of interest among the manuscript contents in alphabetical order.
Houghton MS Eng 926. Manuscript Verse Miscellanies, 1700-1820, 2021, ed. Betty A. Schellenberg, Simon Fraser University, https://dhil.lib.sfu.ca/mvm/manuscript/365.Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.
|Created||2020-04-23 3:35:23 PM|
|Updated||2023-07-25 11:24:42 AM|
|Charlotte Burney Francis Broome|
|Charles Burney (1726–1814)|
|Frances Burney D'Arblay|
|Gentle breath of melting sorrow||
Local title: n/a
Attributed author: n/a
Other variants: n/a
|Indications of use||
Fair copy book with very few edits.
Old folds or repaired tears on pp. 27–30
Simple, single lines between items. Items begun one after another with no breaks.
Frequent underlines, seemingly for emphasis.
Yes, by members of the compiler's family, though seemingly nothing by herself.
Charlotte Anne Hester Francis written on the inside front cover.
Percival and Elisabeth Merritt bookplate featuring an image of a ship and island.
Paginated (top-center of each page).
The writing in the manuscript gets less condensed and straight-lined as the book progresses.
|Table of Contents||
Yes, an index on pp. 179–181.