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Common-place book of Dr. Samuel Pegge the elder: Extracts, notes and correspondence, vol III, written chiefly in about 1750-1790 by Samuel Pegge

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MS. Add. C. 244

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Extracts, notes and correspondence chiefly relating to English history and archcæology, quite miscellaneous in character and incapable of summary treatment; but each volume has a list of contents prefixed. There are also many original papers, among which are letters from:
  1. Dr. Joseph Priestley, Feb. 26, 1764 (p. 15);
  2. the rev. George Ashby, 1772-1774 (three: p. 41);
  3. Dr. John Burton of York, 1756-1770 (three: p. 49);
  4. Richard Gough, Nov. 15, 1776 (one: p. 67);
  5. John Anstis, 1741 (two: p. 83);
  6. Dr. Richard Rawlinson, March 12, 1743/4 (one: p. 89);
  7. George Perry, 1768 (seven: p. 117);
  8. George Vertue, 1744-1753 (two: p. 145);
  9. Joseph Ames, 1751-1757 (seven: p. 151);
  10. William Potter ('Fincle Street'), 1754-1756 (ten: p. 175);
  11. Beaupré Bell, Jan. 26, 1733/4 (one: p. 213);
  12. Dr. John Taylor, 1731-1748 (several: p. 223);
  13. John and Elizabeth Thomas, 1759-1776 (several: p. 265);
  14. Browne Willis, Jan. 31, 1759 (one: p. 353);
  15. Samuel Gardiner (Latin exercises, stated to be by him, of the 17th century: p. 423).
There are also:
  1. a formal commutation of penance at Gedney in Lincolnshire, Feb. 3, 1607/8 (p. 492);
  2. a contemporary copy of the charter granted to the company of Massachusetts Bay, March 4, 1628/9 (p. 495);
  3. 'an Answere vnto the Protectors Speeches att and before the dissolution of Parlyament, 1654', i.e. Sept. 4, 12, 1654, Jan. 22, 1654/6 (p. 509);
  4. an Ordinary of English arms B-W (p. 525: marked 'F. 2');
  5. and a coloured drawing and description of a vault beneath York minster choir, by Thomas Beckwith, Sept. 7, 1778 (p. 668, of. 359).

Dates

  • written chiefly in about 1750-1790 by Samuel Pegge

Extent

706 pages

Language of Materials

  • Multiple languages
  • English
  • Latin

Shelfmark

MS. Add. C. 244

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. 28087.

Related Materials

Other volumes of Extracts, notes and correspondence are MSS. Add. C. 242-243, 245. These volumes contain much about Derbyshire and much from sir Edward Dering's papers.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

14 1/8 × 9 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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