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Miscellaneous letters and dissertations relating to Wales, Written in the 18th century

MS. Gough Wales 8
Held at the Weston Library

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Miscellaneous letters and dissertations relating to Wales:

  1. Fol. 4. Twelve letters from John Hutchinson to dr. John Woodward, May-July 1706
  2. Fol. 29. Twelve letters from Benjamin Holloway to dr. J. Woodward, 1719-27/8, one in Latin, chiefly about the former's translation of the latter's Historia Telluris (1726)
  3. Fol. 51. Twelve letters or papers from Charles Hay of Brecon to John Strange, 1769-77: another of 29 Nov. 1783 is at fol. 292, and one of 4 Nov. 1770 at fol. 391
  4. Fol. 75. County and church notes of Glamorganshire, with some drawings of old stone monuments, and three letters from J. G. Aubrey to J. Strange, Aug.-Nov. 1769: and (fol. 104) some notes on Welsh antiquities
  5. Fol. 166. Two copies of Strange's Account of antiquities in Brecknockshire (Lond. 1769), and A further Account (1774), with notes and additions by the author. At fol. 200 are three letters from dr. Jeremiah Mills to John Strange, 1773-5
  6. Fol. 226. 'An Account of some remains of Roman and other antiquities in Monmouthshire ... by John Strange ...', 1774, followed by a printed copy of it with notes
  7. Fol. 296. Miscellaneous papers on the physical geography and antiquities of Wales by J. Strange, with a few drawings, a plan of Tenby bay, etc.


  • Creation: Written in the 18th century


406 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Gough Wales 8

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. 18301

Physical Facet

On paper


13 × 9 1/8 in.

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom