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Papers relating to the dispute between Launceston and Bodmin, Written in about 1737-1738

MS. Gough Cornwall 1
Held at the Weston Library

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Papers relating to the dispute between Launceston and Bodmin as to which should have the assizes held there:

  1. Fol. 1. a copy of the Act of 1670 transferring the assizes from Launceston to Bodmin
  2. Fol. 3. a petition to Parliament in favour of Bodmin, 1737/8
  3. Fols. 5, 13, 37v. drafts of cases against the claim of Bodmin
  4. Fol. 7v. 'The draught of the Bill brought into the House of Commons in 1737/8
  5. Fol. 11v. a copy of a petition from Launceston
  6. Fol. 23. three letters from Hugh Gregor to the hon. John Anstis, 4 and 15 Feb., 4 Mar. 1737/8
  7. Fol. 29. two letters from S. Molesworth to the same, 21 Feb., 11 Mar. 1737/8
  8. At fol. 32 are two letters about an old inscription over the west door of St. Austel church, 1778, with a facsimile of the inscription


  • Creation: Written in about 1737-1738


51 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Gough Cornwall 1

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 17851

Physical Facet

On paper


13 1/2 × 9 5/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom