- 1772-1780 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Name of creator
Written on front endpaper: " I. Lee, Doctors Commons. No. 1152 of Mr Thorpe's Catalogue of Manuscripts, 1832", accompanied by a bookplate with the Lee family crest.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Source of acquisition unknown. Two other volumes from Lee's library were the bequest of William Aldis Wright, 1914.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Draft of a translation with revisions and with manuscript copies of newspaper reviews on its publication in 1780, including one signed 'Classicus' with a later hand at top identifying it as the handwriting of Mr Mills "& most probably written by himself".