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Miscellaneous papers collected by Dr. Robert Shippen, Chiefly written in about 1680-1740

MS. Top. Oxon c. 106
Held at the Weston Library

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Miscellaneous papers collected by Dr. Robert Shippen:

  1. P. 5. Copies of archbp. Laud's letter presenting MSS. to the Bodleian, 22 May 1635, with the reply of the University, in Latin
  2. P. 37. 'Abstract of Mrs. Jordans [and the Loders'] title to Longworth ...', co. Berks, 1701
  3. Pp. 60, 79. Draughts of a proposed Act of Parliament about the site of the Radcliffe Library (the act as passed is 7 George i, cap. 13, 1720)
  4. P. 83. Two letters of Ralph and one of Thomas Frank, Nov.-Dec. 1721
  5. P. 97. Two papers relating to the right of New College to elect its own Fellows, 1726
  6. P. 105. A copy of Richard Grey's deposition about the Crewe benefactions to the University of Oxford, 1731
  7. P. 115. A copy of Dr. George Clarke's will and codicils, 1734-36
  8. P. 139. A case on the part of the University about the road from Burcot to Oxford, about 1720?
  9. P. 143. Legal opinions about a Darby Fellowship at Brasenose college, 1739/40
  10. P. 157. The matriculation paper of Francis Tutte, of Christ Church, 8 April, 1747, with the signature of Eusebius Isham, Vice-chancellor
  11. P. 161. one of the annual Latin Bodleian speeches: beg. 'Si honores ab Academia'
  12. P. 183. -- Ward's argument in defence of the privileges of the Chancellor's Court at Oxford, about 1720 (?)


  • Creation: Chiefly written in about 1680-1740


202 pages

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin


MS. Top. Oxon c. 106

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. 31567

Physical Facet

On paper


13 1/2 × 8 5/8 in.

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom