Random notes and suggested emendations of passages in a large number of Shakespeare's plays [manuscript], ca. 1795.


Random notes and suggested emendations of passages in a large number of Shakespeare's plays [manuscript], ca. 1795.

In three hands, one that of Holt White, with his signature. A pencilled endorsement assigns one incorrectly, to Bishop Percy. The other two hands have not been identified. All references are keyed to the 1793 Johnson-Steevens edition.

18 leaves.


SNAC Resource ID: 7306894

Folger Shakespeare Library

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