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Copies of 618 epitaphs in Latin and English, from English churches or graveyards, written in about 1784-1800 by F. Cumming (?)

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MS. Top. Gen. e. 32

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Copies of 618 epitaphs in Latin and English, from English churches or graveyards, apparently made by 'F. dimming', and dated on fol. 4 Dec. 20, 1784; the latest epitaph is of 1799. A poem by W. C. C[umming ?] of Trin. Coll., Camb., on the death of the rev. Stephen Whisson, University Librarian at Cambridge, 1783, is at fol. 1.

Dates

  • written in about 1784-1800 by F. Cumming (?)

Extent

140 Leaves

Language of Materials

Latin , English

Shelfmark

MS. Top. Gen. e. 32

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. 25537.

Custodial History

Part of lot 666 in the Gough Nichols sale, 1874.

Gough Nichols coll. vol. no. 28 (from 1874 to about 1884).

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

7 3/4 × 6 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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