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Biographical Notebooks of prof. Rigaud, Written in or soon after A.D. 1829 by S. P. Rigaud

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MSS. Rigaud 5-6

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MS. Rigaud 5: Biographical Notebooks of prof. Rigaud: Notes and extracts for a Life of the rev. James Pound, 94 leaves:
  1. Fols. 1-33, 54-55 are about his life at Pulo Condore and are largely extracts from no. 16428, especially artt. 2, 3, 6
  2. At fol. 34 begin copies of correspondence of Pound, notes from his accounts and copies of some observations by him
  3. Fols. 56-90 are blank
  4. Then follow some notes about the Tampion family, and a copy of part of a letter of Edm. Halley
MS. Rigaud 6 Biographical Notebooks of prof. Rigaud: Notes and extracts for a Life of prof. James Bradley, including some copies of correspondence of or about him, and much about the claims made on dr. Bradley's papers after his death. There is an index on fols, ii-iv. Prof. Rigaud prefixed a Memoir of Bradley to his edition of his Works and Correspondence (1832), 91 leaves.

Dates

  • Written in or soon after A.D. 1829 by S. P. Rigaud

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

English

Shelfmark

MSS. Rigaud 5-6

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. V, nos. 26205-26206

Custodial History

'Oct. 20. 1829. S. P. Rigaud.'

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

9 × 7 1/4 in.

Repository Details

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