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Letters written to prof. S. P. Rigaud: A-E, Written in 1804-1839

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MS. Rigaud 60

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Letters written to prof. S. P. Rigaud, 1804-39, in alphabetical order of writers, some with draughts of replies or enclosures: each volume has an index at the beginning. Among the writers are:
  1. Airy, G. B. (2), 1832 (fol. 13).
  2. Baily, Francis (26), 3 830-8 (fol. 20).
  3. Barnwell, C. F. (11), 1814-34 (fol. 79).
  4. Beltz, George Frederick, Lane. Herald (2), 1834-6 (fol. 152).
  5. Bessel, Friedrich Wilhelm (3), 1829-32, in English (fol. 160).
  6. Best, R. (5), 1829-34 (fol. 169). These and many others in the collection are about either dr. Edmund Halley, or dr. James Bradley.
  7. Biot, Jean Baptiste (2), 1818-9, in French (fol. 180).
  8. Bradley, James, son of the astronomer (1), Nov. 30, 1829 (fol. 307).
  9. Brewster, sir David (22), 1820-38 (fol. 193).
  10. Bridge, Bewick (4), 1821-2 (fol. 255).
  11. Brinkley, bp. John (15), 1831-3 (fol. 336).
  12. Buckland, dean William (1), June 5, 1838 (fol. 310).
  13. Clarendon, earl of, i.e. John Charles Villiers (1), May 18, 1833 (fol. 332).
  14. Cotton, archdn. Henry (1), Dec. 6, 1834 (fol. 404).
  15. Crossley, James (2), 1836 (fol. 417).
  16. Dallaway, James (2), 1830-1 (fol. 425).
  17. Davies, Thomas Stephens (5), 1830-7 (fol. 433).
  18. Demainbray, S. (3), 1829-30 (fol. 452).
  19. Drinkwater, J. E. (6), 1832 (fol. 461).
  20. Elwin, rev. T. H. (5), 1834-5 (fol. 485).
  21. Howley, archbp. William (2), 1831-2 (fol. 320).
  22. Maeclesfield, earl of, i.e. George Parker (1), to W. H. Ashhurst, Aug. 16, 1829 (fol. 18).

Dates

  • Written in 1804-1839

Extent

526 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Shelfmark

MS. Rigaud 60

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, no. 26259

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

13 5/8 × 11 1/8 in.

Repository Details

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