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Collection Level Description: Papers of James Merrick

Reference: Dep. c. 254-9
Title: Papers of James Merrick
Dates of Creation: 18th cent.
Extent: 6 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

James Merrick (1720-69) was a poet and scholar. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Merrick's papers consist of correspondence, and notes, extracts, sermons and poems, mainly by Merrick but including items presumably collected by him.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

The papers were bequeathed by James Merrick to John Loveday of Williamscote, near Banbury.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were deposited in the Library in 1965.

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Access Points

Poetry | 18th century

Poets | 18th century

Merrick | James | 1720-1769 | Poet and Scholar

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