File 6 - Letters and papers from an envelope marked ‘Halliwell’s Dictionary | vol. 2 | Loose papers’

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Add. MS b/74/6


Letters and papers from an envelope marked ‘Halliwell’s Dictionary | vol. 2 | Loose papers’


  • 18th c.-1904 (Creation)

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Add. MS b. 74/6/1-13 were formerly in the envelope Add. MS b. 74/6/14.

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The work referred to on the label is J. O. Halliwell’s Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, first published in 1847. The papers in Add. MS b. 74/5–6 may have been collected for the purpose of improving that work.

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This description was created by A. C. Green in 2022.




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