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Various sizes and condition varies. 19 items including 6 Autographed Letters SIgned (ALS), 10 pages of proofs and 3 pages of text. The archive of manuscript poems and letters by Earle and others, including: a) Autograph letter signed, Two pages, small 8vo. Dated Ladbroke Grove Road, London, Jan[uary) 22, 1883. Acknowledging that he has sent verses, and enclosing a "short prayer of Mary Stuart's" b) Autograph letter signed of Orby Shipley a liturgical scholar. 8 pages, 8vo. Dated Twyford Moors, Winchester Sep[tember] 11, [1883). Enclosing a poem, and expressing appreciation, with specific references, to help rendered on literary matters.
c) Autograph letter signed of Orby Shipley a liturgical scholar. 4 pages, 8vo. Dated Bindon House Somerset August 25 1883. Sending along details of hymns. d) Autograph letter signed of Orby Shipley a liturgical scholar. 2 pages, 8vo. Dated Monday. Literary matters. e) Autograph letter signed of Orby Shipley a liturgical scholar. 2 pages, 8vo. Dated Nov[ember) 15 [1883). Literary matters. f) "Miscellaneous Poems by John Charles Earle B.A." Two pages, small 4to, dated Paris 1857. g) 10 pages of proofs, various sizes, with hymns in Earle's hand h) 3 pages of text for an introduction/essay by Earle on religious matters, and literary references. i) Autograph letter signed of Edward Keogh a liturgical scholar. 2 pages, 8vo. Dated the oratory Nov[ember] 14, 1883. To Shipley, and responding with critical insight to a text by another, likely Earle.
John Charles Earle was a barrister (called to the bar in 1876), however he was a gifted writer of hymns and sonnets. Earle wrote, amongst other texts: English premiers from Sir Robert Walpole to Sir Robert Peel. By John Charles Earle. (London, Chapman and Hall, 1871) The Master's field; a series of sonnets. (London, J.W. Kolckmann. 1878) Maximilian, and other poems /by John Charles Earle ... ; in aid of St. Vincent's home for destitute boys. (London : Burns, Oates. 1868) The spiritual body: an essay in prose and verse /by John Charles Earle. (London : Longmans, Green, and Co., 1876)
Brother Orby Shipley was a liturgical scholar and Roman Catholic convert. His works include: The Liturgies of 1549 and 1662 (1866), The Church and the World: Essays on Questions of the Day (1866), Of the Establishment of an Oratory in London by the Society of the Holy Cross (1870) and A Glossary of Ecclesiastical Terms (1872).
Edward Drew Keogh was a Catholic priest at the Brampton Oratory.