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'The treaty in the Isle of Wight by Sir Edmund Warcup', Written in 1648 by Sir E. Warcup

MS. Ballard 53

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'The treaty in the Isle of Wight by Sir Edmund Warcup', title on binding, an autograph contemporary account by the Secretary to the Parliamentary Commissioners, sent to treat with the King, 2 Sept.- 28 Nov. 1648: on fol. 51v he signs his name. Ballard prefixed two letters from Sir E. Warcupp to Dr. Charlett, relating to the MS., 29 May, 1697, and 17 March 1701/2: a copy of Warcupp's epitaph is on fol. 1.


  • Written in 1648 by Sir E. Warcup


94 Leaves

Language of Materials



MS. Ballard 53

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. 10839

Custodial History

Presented in May, 1697, by the author to Dr. Charlett, with reversion to the Bodleian, according to a note by Charlett, 25 Nov. 1697, on fol. 5. Charlett's well-known bookplate is in the volume.

Physical Facet

On paper


11 1/2 × 7 3/4 in.

Repository Details

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