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Copies of letters to Isaac Vossius, 1637-89, written in the first half of the 18th cent.

MS. D'Orville 470

  • Request

The originals are (or were in 1751) in the Bibliothèque des Remonstrans at Amsterdam.

With a full index of the order and writers of the original letters.

The chief writers, for number of letters or name, are:

  1. Beuninghen, Coenradus
  2. Bigot, Emmericus
  3. Bochart, Samuel
  4. Cave, archbp. William
  5. Chapelein
  6. Dodwell, Henry
  7. Fell, bp. John
  8. Graevius, Joh. Georgius
  9. Gronovius, Joh. Frid
  10. Heinsius, Nicolas
  11. Le Moyne, Stephanus
  12. Magliabecchi, Antonio
  13. Spanheim, Ezechiel
  14. Tollius, Jacobus
  15. Wells, Joseph


  • Creation: written in the first half of the 18th cent.


432 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. D'Orville 470

Former reference:

Auct. X. 2. inf. 1. 3


Arranged chronologically.

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. IV, no 17348

Related Materials

See also MSS. D'Orville 468-469, 471 for copies of other letters to Isaac Vossius.

Physical Facet

On paper


8 3/4 × 6 7/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom