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Archive Reference / Library Class No.D8760/F/FEP/6/1
Former ReferenceD3311/17
TitleCommonplace book of Eleanor Anne Porden
DescriptionExtract from "Voyages dans les Alpes", Tomes VI, VIII, by Horace-Benedict de Saussure , describing places in the Alps, mostly in French, 20 pages; extracts from "Sur la literature du Midi de l'Europe" by Jean Charles Leonard de Simonde de Sismondi, on the Northern lights and Cecco d'Ascoli, in French, c.1 page; extract from Mathilde by Sophie Cottin, in French, c.2 pages; 2 sets of verses in English, 1 page; poem on surnames from the New Monthly Magazine for July 1823, 3 pages; poem entitled "The burial of Sir John Moore who fell at the Bttle of Corunna, in Spain, in 1809" by Charles Wolfe, 2 pages; poem entitled "Song of the Modern Greek Bard, Lord Byron, from the Literary Gazette, Aug 1821, 5 pages; at end of book, 3 pages, comprising quotation from Thaddeus of Warsaw, further extracts in French from Mathilde, lines from "Black Dwarf"and "Old Mortality" by Sir Walter Scott, quotation from "Eloge de Werner" by Georges Cuvier.
Extent1 volume
RepositoryDerbyshire Record Office
Archive CreatorEleanor Anne Porden, later Eleanor Franklin (1795-1825)
Gell family of Hopton Hall, Wirksworth

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