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Letters to John Aubrey, Written in 1644-1695

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MS. Aubrey 12

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The chief writers are:
  1. Abingdon, earl of, i.e. James Bertie (4), 1681, etc. (fol. 57).
  2. Anbrev, Sir John (2), 1681 (fols. 6, 9).
  3. Aubrey, William (1), June 5, 1680 (MS. Aubrey 9, fol. 3a).
  4. Axe, Thomas (4), 1684 (fol. 11).
  5. Bathurst, Dr. Ralph (2), 1689-93 (fol. 21).
  6. Browne, Sir Thomas (2), 1672-3 (fol. 51).
  7. Browne, William (4), 1644-46, etc., in Latin (fol. 43.
  8. Chester, Peyton (6), 1684, etc. (fol. 67).
  9. Croft, Bishop Herbert (2), n.d. (fol. 84).
  10. Dugdale, Sir William (1), June 1, 1678 (fol. 98).
  11. Ent, Dr. George (5), 1664-78 (fol. 102).
  12. Flatman, Thomas (1), Sept. 6, 1670 (fol. 116).
  13. Gadbury, John (1), April 1, 1676 (MS. Aubrey 21, fol. 96).
  14. Garden, Dr. James (8), 1692-5 (fol. 123).
  15. Gibson, Bishop Edmund (2), 1693 (fol. 138).
  16. Gore, Thomas (2), 1660-71 (fol. 1388).
  17. Guidott, Thomas (2), 1684-90 (fol. 142).
  18. Halley, Edmund (1), Nov. 16, 1679 (fol. 148).
  19. Hobbes, Thomas (8) 1663-79 (fol. 162: MS. Aubrey 9, fols. 8-20).
  20. Hollar, Wenceslaiis (2), Aug. 1, 1661, and n.d. (fols. 174).
  21. Hooke, Robert (1), Aug. 24, 1675 (fol. 186).
  22. Hoskins, John (39), 1660-86 (fol. 187: MS. Aubrey 23, fol. 63).
  23. Lhuyd, Edward (13), 1693-4 (fol. 240).
  24. Locke, John (1), May 18, 1694 (fol. 258).
  25. Long, Sir James (14), 1667-90 (?) (fol. 265).
  26. Lydall, John (15), 1649-55 (fol. 292).
  27. Mercator, Nicholas (1), n.d. (fol. 332).
  28. Newton, Sir Isaac (1), Dec. 22, 1683 (fol. 347).
  29. Oughtred, William (1), April 19, 1651 (MS. Aubrey 6, fol. 40.
At fol. 2 are four letters from Aubrey, three of which are to Anthony Wood, 1682-90: and at fol. 29 a report on Richard Aubrey's health by Samuel Bave, Oct. 6, 1652, in Latin.

Dates

  • Written in 1644-1695

Extent

357 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Multiple languages
  • English
  • Latin

Shelfmark

MS. Aubrey 12

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. II, no. 25286

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

15 1/2 × 11 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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