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Book of Letters, written in 1688 at Paris by J. Turpin

MS. Douce 187
Held at the Weston Library

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'Liber Epistolarum pro præcipuis festivitatibus anni ad usum ecclesiæ regalis et parrochialis S. Mariæ et S. Ludovici in Insula ... Scribebat Parisiis Josephus Turpin, curâ & studio Magistri Bernardi Cros ... ejusdem Ecclesiæ Pastoris ... m. dc. lxxxviii.' The church of S. Louis-en-l'Ile is near the cathedral of Notre Dame at Paris.


  • Creation: written in 1688 at Paris by J. Turpin


104 pages

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Douce 187

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 21761

Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.

Physical Facet

On parchment, with miniatures and illuminated capitals


13 1/4 × 10 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom