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Troward Manuscript

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0103 MS LAT 18
Held at: University College London
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Full title: Troward Manuscript
Date(s): Early 19th century-mid 19th century
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 volume containing 282 leaves + 12 blank
Name of creator(s): Troward | Richard


Administrative/Biographical history:

Sarah, younger daughter of the solicitor Richard Ironmonger Troward and sister of Richard Troward, the author of this manuscript, married the classicist Thomas Hewitt Key (1799-1875) in 1824.


Scope and content/abstract:

Manuscript volume, 19th century [before 1876]: Richard Troward's 'Latinum inverso ordine vocabularium' (Latin vocabulary in reverse order), possibly in his own hand.

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Conditions governing reproduction:

Normal copyright restrictions apply.

Finding aids:

Dorothy K Coveney, A Descriptive Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Library of University College London (London, 1935); handlist at University College London Special Collections.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Bequeathed to University College London by Thomas Hewitt Key and received in 1876. At the beginning of the manuscript is pasted a letter from his son, announcing the gift of this manuscript, together with MS LAT 14.

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Publication note:

The manuscript is referred to in Thomas Hewitt Key's Language: its origin and development (London, 1874), p 44.

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Rachel Kemsley as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Sep 2001

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