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Original letters to D'Orville and correspondence of Pierre D'Orville, brother of J. P. D'Orville, 1726-1746

MS. D'Orville 488

  • Request

Includes original letters to D'Orville, from:

  1. (fol. 2) Nicolas Pagliarini and his son, 1738-46, in French
  2. (fol. 2) J. Bouhier, 1727-28, in French
  3. (fol. 17) Petrus Burmannus the elder, in Latin, 1726-1728
  4. (fol. 35) Petrus Burmannus the elder

Also includes (fol. 60) Correspondence of Pierre D'Orville, brother of J. P. D'Orville, chiefly from David Hoogstratanus, 1720-4, in Latin, and (fol. 109) to Petrus Burmannus the elder, 1727-1734.


  • Creation: 1726-1746


246 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin
  • French


MS. D'Orville 488

Former reference:

Auct. X. 2. inf. 1. 21

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 17366

Physical Facet

On paper


10 1/8 × 8 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom