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Account of proceedings of the Royal Society, 1740-2, in three notebooks bound together and labelled 'Literary Memoirs' I-III, 1687-1765

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MS. Eng. misc. e. 124

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Notebooks, numbered I to XX, originally intended by Stukeley for the minutes of the Brazen Nose Society at Stamford, Lincs., but mainly containing his diary, which includes many antiquarian notes and accounts of proceedings of the Royal Society.

Dates

  • 1687-1765

Extent

119 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Eng. misc. e. 124

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Sotheby's, 14 July 1924, part of lot 238.

Bibliography

  • Many of the contents are printed in Family memoirs of William Stukeley , ed. W. C. Lukis, Surtees society, 73, 76 and 80 (1882-7).

Physical Facet

Vellum binding

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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