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Collection of English and Latin pieces, Written in about 1660-1670

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MS. Clarendon 103

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Collection of English and Latin pieces:
  1. P. 1. 'A breife Narrative of the late Negotiation betweene his Majestjes Colony of the Massachusets, and ... his Majesties Comisioners', 18 May 1664-4 Mar. 1664/5, followed by a Comment on it
  2. P. 113. 'A briefe description of New England, the present Gouvernement & the Townes therein', written in about 1670: beg. 'Westward from Pennobscott': the writer fortified a house in 'Winnisime' near Boston in A.D. 1625 (p. 6)
  3. P. 141. A Latin report by sir Walter Walker on the claim of France to the restoration of Nova Scotia (Acadia), written in about A.D. 1665, and signed by the author: beg. 'Recepto omni cum reverentia.'

Dates

  • Written in about 1660-1670

Extent

176 pages

Shelfmark

MS. Clarendon 103

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. III, no. 16189

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

14 3/8 × 9 3/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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