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Original letters to D'Orville, etc., Date not recorded at time of cataloguing

MS. D'Orville 485

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In perturbed order, includes:

  1. (fol. 17) some are from Petrus Burmannus the elder, 1733-38
  2. (fol. 36) fol. 36 are some copies of letters from Claudius Salmasius, 1620-37, in Latin and French
  3. (fols. 45-124) Italian
  4. (fols. 127-161) are drafts or original letters from D'Orville, 1736-44, in Latin and Dutch
  5. (fols. 126, 129) are the documents conferring on D'Orville the membership of the Etrusca Accademia, 15 May 1728, and the honorary membership of the Societas Latina at Jena, 1751
  6. (fols. 63-261) chiefly English letters to D'Orville, 1725-48, among which are some from Alex. Cuningham, 1726-9; Joseph Wasse, 1725-38; Jeremiah Markland (one, 1 Aug. 1732, cf. no. 17360, three in 1737)
  7. (fols. 264-97) some letters to Jean D'Orville the son from Tho. Tyrwhitt, 1775-8; Jonathan Toup, 1755-70, and others.


  • Creation: Date not recorded at time of cataloguing


308 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin
  • French


MS. D'Orville 485

Former reference:

Auct. X. 2. inf. 1. 18

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 17363

Physical Facet

On paper


10 1/8 × 8 1/2

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom