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Digital Image File Name: 
71418
Source Call Number: 
V.a.339
Source Creator: 
Hall, Joseph, fl. 1650.
Source Title: 
Miscellany of Joseph Hall [manuscript], ca. 1650.
Source Created or Published: 
ca. 1650
Physical Description: 
202v || 203r
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD: 
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Creator (Hamnet): 
Hall, Joseph, fl. 1650.
Uniform Title (Hamnet): 
Wits recreation.
Title (Hamnet): 
Miscellany of Joseph Hall [manuscript], ca. 1650.
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
1 v. ; 14 x 9 cm.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Addresses -- 17th century -- Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Sermons -- 17th century -- Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Manuscripts -- 17th century.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Monteagle, William Parker, Baron, 1574 or 5-1622 -- Correspondence -- Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Fishing -- Early works to 1800 -- Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Gunpowder Plot, 1605 -- Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Throckmorton, Bess, 1565?-1647 -- Correspondence -- Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Legal formularies -- 17th century -- Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Jahangir, Emperor of Hindustan, 1569-1627 -- Correspondence -- Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Somerset, Robert Carr, Earl of, d. 1645 -- Correspondence -- Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Petitions -- 17th century -- Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618 -- Correspondence -- Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Poems -- 17th century -- Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
James I, King of England, 1566-1625 -- Correspondence -- Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Medical formularies -- 17th century -- Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Poetical miscellanies -- 17th century -- Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Epitaphs -- 17th century -- Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Proverbs -- 17th century -- Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618 -- Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Letters -- 17th century -- Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Anthologies -- 17th century -- Manuscripts.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Carpenter, Nathanael, 1589-1628?
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Taylor, John, 17th cent.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
James I, King of England, 1566-1625, recipient.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Jahangir, Emperor of Hindustan, 1569-1627, correspondent.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Monteagle, William Parker, Baron, 1574 or 5-1622, recipient.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Cuff, Henry, 1563-1601.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Collier, John Payne, 1789-1883, forger.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
King, Henry, 1592-1669.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
May, Thomas, 1595-1650.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618, correspondent.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Throckmorton, Bess, 1565?-1647, recipient.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Mason, Edmund, d. 1634.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Arcaeus, Franciscus, 1493-1573?
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Laguna, AndreĢs de, 1499-1559.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
England and Wales. Parliament.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Jonson, Ben, 1573?-1637.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Vaus, John, 17th cent.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Read, John, fl. 1588.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Somerset, Robert Carr, Earl of, d. 1645, recipient.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Poems listed in the Folger index of first lines.
Notes (Hamnet): 
1-14, [1], 15-129, [1], 130-149, [1], 150-161, [1], 162-181, 181-205, 211-218, 206-210, 219-224, [1], 225-284 leaves.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Poems on leaves 37-39, 105v-174, 176, 221-222v, 236-239 are Collier forgeries. A number were included by Collier in his edition of Extracts from the registers of the Stationers' Company, London, Shakespeare Society, 1848-1849. see I, p. vii-viii and II, vii-x. For a discussion of this manuscript see "John Payne Collier's great forgery", by G.E. Dawson in Studies in bibliography, vol. 24 (1971).
Notes (Hamnet): 
According to De Ricci and Dr. Dawson, Joseph Hall is not the bishop of that name.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Contents include: notes on medicine from Francis Arcaeus, John Read and Andrew Lacuna, (90v); household recipes; how to make fireworks, (174v); a guide to angling, (180); Catholic propositions, (83); a legal formulary, (234v, 281v); figures of speech with index, (239v); samples of letter writing, (208v); epitaphs; proverbs; stories, (270v); sermons; the petition of the grammar schools in and about London to Parliament, 1642, (260); extracts from the Achitophel of Nathaneal Carpenter, (32); High Cuff's speech at his execution, (207); an epitaph on Raleigh, (252); 3 letters of Raleigh's to his wife, [1603], (205), to Sir Robert Carr, 1618, (205v), and to the King, (210v); a letter from the Great Mogul to the King, 1619, (208); the letter [to Monteagle] revealing the gunpowder plot, (209v); and poems and excerpts by e.g. Dr. Mason, dean of Salisbury, John Taylor, (24v), Thomas May, John Vaus, Henry King, Petrarch, (246), Ben Jonson, William Shakespeare (e.g. Richard II and The passionate pilgrim), including some from the Wits recreation.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Index of main prose items.
Citations (Hamnet): 
Ricci, S. de. Medieval and Renaissance mss., 2071.7
Call Number (Hamnet): 
V.a.339