Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)MS76
TitleDiary and Literary Log-Book of Leonard Clarke of Birmingham
Extent1 volume
DateDec 1830-March 1831
DescriptionThis volume contains entries for each day in the style of a diary, but the content of each entry consists of a mixture of poetry, copies of letters, and short essays on a range of subjects, all written by Leonard Clarke. The hand-drawn title page containing the following information: 'Diary and Literary Log-Book of Leonard W. Clarke, F.S.A.S.', and elsewhere in the volume his address is given as 104 Great Charles Street, Birmingham. The entries he makes in his log-book suggest that science, literature and religion were among his main interests.
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Administrative HistoryLeonard W. Clarke, (fl. 1830-1831), of Great Charles Street, Birmingham
AcquisitionPurchased March 1999