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Miscellaneous collections of John Lewis, 1717-60: 'A Diary containing an Account of the Transactions of my Life ... every day ...', Written in 1717-1760 by John Lewis

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MS. Eng. misc. f. 10

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Miscellaneous collections of John Lewis, 1717-60: 'A Diary containing an Account of the Transactions of my Life ... every day ... beginning July 1718. John Lewis. A° Ætat. meæ. 33', in eight parts or pieces, ending Oct. 1760, but 172538 are wanting.

On p. 71 is an autobiography to 1716 (cf. p. 181), showing that the author was born on Aug. 23, 1685. The diary is chiefly of personal details, but notices weather and public events: it is less detailed from 1739 to 1760.

Dates

  • Written in 1717-1760 by John Lewis

Extent

218 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Eng. misc. f. 10

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. VI, no. 31789

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

6 3/4 × 4 3/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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