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'Collections from [Sir John Harington's translation of Ariosto's] Orlando Furioso', made in 1645, written in about 1623-1624 and 1645

MS. Malone 2
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Fols. 1v-13v are occupied with transcripts of business letters of Richard Newall, a London merchant trading to Newfoundland, etc., July 8, 1623-Feb. 24, 1624/5: and at fols. 138-130v (rev.) are accounts of the same merchant, July 1623-1625.


  • Creation: written in about 1623-1624 and 1645


140 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Malone 2

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. IV, no 20550

Immediate Source of Acquisition

'These M.S.S. were bought at the sale of the late Samuel Ireland of Norfolk St. London 13 May 1801', in Malone's hand.

Physical Facet

On paper


12 × 7 7/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom