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Biographical essays, written in 1778 by J. Watson

MS. Top. Cheshire e. 7.
Held at the Weston Library

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'Biographical essays by the Rev. John Watson, M.A., F.S.A., 1778', consisting of Lives of col. John Birch (d. 1691), embodying the memoir of him by his secretary Roe (fol. 1); and of judge John Bradshaw (d. 1659: fol. 40).

(fols. 60-end) are blank.

A note about Roe's memoir by the rev. W. E. Buckley is at fol. ii.


  • Creation: written in 1778 by J. Watson


94 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Top. Cheshire e. 7.

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. 25577.

Custodial History

Watson coll. vol. no. 16.

Physical Facet

On paper


7 1/2 × 5 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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