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Seven hundred short facetious stories, written in about 1770-1780 by J. Watson

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MS. Top. Cheshire c. 2

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Seven hundred short facetious stories, of which nos. 353, 675-83 are illiterate letters (1776-79) addressed to the rev. John Watson, who wrote the rest of the volume, sometimes giving a reference to the source of the story.

Dates

  • written in about 1770-1780 by J. Watson

Extent

60 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Top. Cheshire c. 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. V, no. 25564.

Custodial History

Watson coll. vol. no. 3.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

12 7/8 × 9 3/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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