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MS Eng 1258

Parkhurst, Ferdinando, translator. Ferdinando Parkhurst papers for translation of George Ruggle's Ignoramus, 1662-1664: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: f
Call No.: MS Eng 1258
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Parkhurst, Ferdinando, translator.
Title: Ferdinando Parkhurst papers for translation of George Ruggle's Ignoramus,
Date(s): 1662-1664.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.16 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Translations by English translator Ferdinando Parkhurst of English writer George Ruggle's Latin manuscript Ignoramus.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

66M-25. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Donald F. Hyde, Four Oaks Farm, Somerville, New Jersey; received: 1966 August 22.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Ferdinando Parkhurst Papers for Translation of George Ruggle's Ignoramus, 1662-1664 (MS Eng 1258). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Parkhurst was an English translator. Ruggle was an English writer and playwright.

Scope and Contents

Includes several manuscripts of Parkhurst's translation of Ruggle's Latin manuscript Ignoramus in a scribal hand with corrections in the hand of the translator. Also includes an autograph manuscript fragment of a comedy possibly by Parkhurst and a letterbook of silk merchant Robert Newport.
N.B.: this MS. was formerly in the library of the Marquis of Westminister; cf. Historical manuscripts commission, appendix to the third report p. 215.

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