Miscellany of Joseph Hall [manuscript], ca. 1650.

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Miscellany of Joseph Hall [manuscript], ca. 1650.

Contents include: notes on medicine from Francis Arcaeus, John Read and Andrew Lacuna, (90v); household recipes; how to make fireworks, (174v); a guide to angling, (180); Catholic propositions, (83); a legal formulary, (234v, 281v); figures of speech with index, (239v); samples of letter writing, (208v); epitaphs; proverbs; stories, (270v); sermons; the petition of the grammar schools in and about London to Parliament, 1642, (260); extracts from the Achitophel of Nathaneal Carpenter, (32); High Cuff's speech at his execution, (207); an epitaph on Raleigh, (252); 3 letters of Raleigh's to his wife, [1603], (205), to Sir Robert Carr, 1618, (205v), and to the King, (210v); a letter from the Great Mogul to the King, 1619, (208); the letter [to Monteagle] revealing the gunpowder plot, (209v); and poems and excerpts by e.g. Dr. Mason, dean of Salisbury, John Taylor, (24v), Thomas May, John Vaus, Henry King, Petrarch, (246), Ben Jonson, William Shakespeare (e.g. Richard II and The passionate pilgrim), including some from the Wits recreation.

1 v. ; 14 x 9 cm.

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