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Vol. 6 Portraits, pedigree notes and papers, 1700-1832, chiefly to 1770

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MS. Fairfax 35

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Vol. 6 Portraits, pedigree notes and papers. To and by:
  1. Thomas 6th Lord Fairfax (when at Oriel College, Oxford, and after)
  2. The hon. Barwick Fairfax
  3. Lady Catherine Fairfax
  4. Robert son of the 5th Lord (?)
  5. Charles Fairfax, Dean of Down
  6. H. C. Fairfax (d. 1734, copies), and later members of the family
There is also:
  1. At fol. 16 is a Latin poetical epistle to dean Aldrich by Samuel Bradshaw, c. 1700
  2. At fol. 20 accounts relating to John Lord Ashburnham, 1710-26
  3. At fol. 94 a letter from Henry Colepeper Fairfax, 15 Oct. 1715, about the riots at Oxford
  4. At fol. 98 some public accounts 1720-21
  5. Papers of the Hitch and Bladen families
  6. The will of George Fairfax of Hilsley, 1732
  7. A dying declaration of James Dawson a Jacobite, July 1746
  8. An anecdote of general Washington's last words
  9. An introduction to a collection of 17th cent. historical documents

Dates

  • 1700-1832, chiefly to 1770

Extent

327 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Fairfax 35

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. 31069

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