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Contemporary copies of letters in French concerning the attempts of the Dutch to persuade J. J. Scaliger to accept the chair of history at the University of Leiden, 1591-1592

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MS. Bywater 62

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Contemporary copies of letters in French concerning the attempts of the Dutch to persuade J. J. Scaliger to accept the chair of history at the University of Leiden, comprising: (fols. 4, 5) two letters to Scaliger from Henry IV of France, 1591, 1592; (fol. 6) a letter from the Estates of Holland and West Friesland to one of Henry IV's councillors, 1592.

Dates

  • 1591-1592

Extent

16 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • French

Shelfmark

MS. Bywater 62

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by Pattison, E. J. Brill & F. Muller (Leiden), 26 Jan. 1874 (J. T. Bodel Nijenhuis sale), lot 3233.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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