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Some minor compositions, notes, extracts, and papers of Francis Douce, written in about 1775-1830, chiefly by F. Douce

MS. Douce d. 1
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request


  1. (fol. 2) A letter to Douce ('Prospero') from T. F. Dibdin, Apr. 20, 1819
  2. (fol. 122) A letter by John McLaren, a Highland soldier, Nov. 5, 1775, relating to his dirk and scabbard
  3. (fol. 125) A list of books on Witchcraft, in Douce's writing, given by T. Rodd the bookseller to dr. Bandinel.


  • Creation: written in about 1775-1830, chiefly by F. Douce


169 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Douce d. 1

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 21979

Custodial History

The letter by John McLaren came to Douce at Ritson's sale.

Physical Facet

On paper


11 3/4 × 9 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom