James Merrick (1720-69) was a poet and scholar. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Merrick's papers consist of correspondence, and notes, extracts, sermons and poems, mainly by Merrick but including items presumably collected by him.
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.Access Conditions
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A description is available in the Library.
Poetry | 18th century
Poets | 18th century
Merrick | James | 1720-1769 | Poet and Scholar