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Miscellaneous papers, 17th-18th century

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MS. Percy d. 8

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Miscellaneous papers, including:
  1. (fols. 40-43) copies, 1781, of 17th-century papers concerning the age of Henry Jenkins, 'the modern Methuselah';
  2. (fols. 57-71) notebook containing an incomplete account of the disputation between the Bishops of Down and Derry and the Rev. James Hamilton on 11 Aug. 1636, 17th century;
  3. (fols. 80-97) catalogue of geological specimens and notes by William Richardson, n.d.;
  4. (fols. 98-121) translation of the French passages in Lewis Goldsmith, The secret history of the cabinet of Bonaparte (London, 1810).

Dates

  • 17th-18th century

Extent

123 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Percy d. 8

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