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Papers relating to the publication of lord Clarendon's Life and other Clarendon MSS., Written in 1758-1823

MS. Clarendon 124
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Papers relating to the publication of lord Clarendon's Life and other Clarendon MSS., 1758-1823: among which are:

  1. Fol. 5a. an inventory of the papers relating to the publication of the Life as delivered by the rev. Thomas Randolph to the Secretary of the Clarendon Trustees, 20 Oct. 1823
  2. Fols. 8, 24, 26. three letters of Catherine marchioness of Queensberry, 1758-59
  3. Fol. 22. a letter from the marquis of Queensberry, 17 Nov. 1759
  4. Fol. 29. an account of the cost of printing the History and (fols. 32, 52) the Life
  5. Fol. 42. a MS. and proof of the Preface to the Life (1759), with an account of the original MS. (MS. Clarendon 123)
  6. Fol. 50. an account of MS. Clarendon 112, the History
  7. Fol. 66. a schedule of Clarendon Papers in the 'Scrutoire' and Chest of the 1st earl, marked as bundles A-Z, AA-ZZ, AAA-ZZZ, AAAAKKKK, etc. in the escritoire, and A-Z, AA-ZZ, AAA-DDD in the chest, with additional lists of MSS. in a bureau, trunk, iron-bound box, etc.
  8. Fols. 103, 112. papers about Clarendon's MS. 'Religion and policy' (see MS. Clarendon 125), 1729 and 1809


  • Creation: Written in 1758-1823


117 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Clarendon 124

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. 16210

Physical Facet

On paper


14 3/8 × 9 3/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom