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Letters almost entirely written to Anthony Wood, Written in 1657-1695

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MS. Wood F. 40

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Letters almost entirely written to Anthony Wood, 1657-95, chiefly on the biography of Oxford writers, some with draughts of the replies. In the following list some entries have been for convenience inserted from MSS. Wood F. 46-51, Ashm. Mus. c. 1, the whole series forming the bulk of the papers on which Wood's Atheme Oxonienses is based. They do not however satisfactorily allow of summary treatment.

The chief writers are:
  1. Barksdale, Clement (7), 1671-85 (fol. 4).
  2. Barlow, bp. Thomas (2), 1685-6 (fol. 19).
  3. Bathurst, dr. Ralph (1), May 9, 1685 (fol. 36).
  4. Beconsawe pedigree (MS. Wood F. 46, fol. 87).
  5. Blount, Thomas (111) 1669-79 (fol. 62: MS Wood F. 49, fol. 179).
  6. Bosseville, Godfrey (26, to Andrew Allam), 1675-80 (fol. 242).
  7. Casaubon, Meric (1), n.d. (fol. 350).
  8. Casaubon, John, son of Meric (1), Feb. 11, 1681 (fol. 352, cf. 355, 358).
  9. Chamberlayne, Edward (1), Feb. 17, 169 (fol. 364).
  10. Charlet, dr. Arthur (2) 1688-91 (MS. Wood F. 51, fol. 20).
  11. Crewe, Arthur (6), 1657-9 (fol 411).
  12. Crompton, William (3), 1691-4 (fol. 429).

Dates

  • Written in 1657-1695

Extent

445 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Shelfmark

MS. Wood F. 40

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. II, no. 25214

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

16 3/8 × 10 1/2 in.

Repository Details

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