Three manuscipts of Manley Hopkins
Bodleian Library, University of OxfordOriginal catalogue by Judith Priestman. EAD version by Alice McDonald
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Shelfmark(s): MS. Eng. c. 8238, fols. 60-4
Title: Three manuscipts of Manley Hopkins
Dates of Creation: 1840-1854
Extent: 5 leaves
Language(s) of Material: English
Manley Hopkins (1818-1897), father of Gerard Manley Hopkins, was a marine insurer, Consul-General to Queen Emma of Hawaii,
and author of verse and mathematical treatises.
Scope and Content
- (fols. 60-1) verses 'To my child Gerard Manley. Christmas Eve 1844'
- (fol. 62) verses on the death of Felix Hopkins, "Within his little grave we laid/The child", 18 Jun 1854
- (fols. 63-4) letter to " My dear Aunt" from Kate Smith [later Hopkins], 4 Jul 1840.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased from Christopher Edwards, 7 August 2015.
Preferred Form of Citation
Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 8238, fols. 60-4].
Hopkins | Manley | 1818-1897 | father of Gerard Manley Hopkins
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