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Miscellaneous collections of deeds, agreements, letters and other documents, Written chiefly in the 16th, 17th and 18th century

MS. Gough Camb. 69
Held at the Weston Library

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Miscellaneous collections of deeds, agreements, letters and other documents (some copies, some imperfect) connected with Cambridgeshire, of which the chief are:

  1. Fol. 22. 'An estreat of the amerciaments sett and affeered ... at the ... Court Leet holden at Cambridge for the ... University ...' 11 Apr. 1683
  2. Fol. 84. copy of an agreement between the University and Christopher Cass for erecting the Senate House, 1722
  3. Fol. 92. pedigree of Powis
  4. Fol. 95. letter from John Blackbourne to Thomas Baker, 7 May 1722, with a copy of a bull of Eugenius iii, Feb. 1145/6 about Dorchester in Oxfordshire
  5. Fol. 100v. Lists by Thomas Baker of distinguished alumni of St. John's college, Cambridge
  6. Fol. 119. 'The proceedings in Dr Bentley's cause', 1718
  7. Fol. 125. copies of official letters relating to the gift of bp. Moore's Library to the Cambridge University Library, 1715

Places referred to in other documents are:

  1. Waterbeach (fols. 1, 5, 19)
  2. Hitcham (Suffolk: fol. 6)
  3. Barkway (fol. 8)
  4. Royston (fol. 9)
  5. 'Fernthe' (Frenze in Norfolk?, fol. 11)
  6. Fen Drayton (many papers, fols. 33, 64, 87)
  7. Barton, in the matter of the rev. Thomas Streacocke, 1595 (fol. 40)
  8. Great Wilbraham (fol. 52)
  9. Long Stanton (fol. 85)
  10. Cambridge town (Otway's benefaction: fol. 89v)
  11. Yardley (fol. 111)


  • Creation: Written chiefly in the 16th, 17th and 18th century


128 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin
  • English


MS. Gough Camb. 69

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. 17819

Physical Facet

On paper


13 3/8 × 8 7/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom