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Collections and notes by bp. William Nicolson (d. 1727), Written about 1690-1720 by Bishop W. Nicolson

MS. Top. gen. c. 27/1

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Collections and notes by Bishop William Nicolson (d. 1727):
  1. Fol. 4. Notes on the collections of Archibald Campbell and sir Hans Sloane, 1712
  2. Fol. 48. 'Notes out of original deeds and records communicated to me ... by Peter Le Neve esq.', 1713, relating chiefly to Carlisle, cf. foll. 60, 88
  3. Fol. 52. Copy of a letter from Dr. George Hickes, May 26, 1713
  4. Fol. 54. Notes on the Roman Wall in Northumberland
  5. Fol. 114. Extracts and notes on Anglesey
  6. Fol. 158. Bishop John Lesley's account of his embassy from Mary qn. of Scots to qn. Elizabeth, 1568-72, copied from the original by Thomas Ruddin (?), 1703


  • Written about 1690-1720 by Bishop W. Nicolson


257 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin


MS. Top. gen. c. 27/1

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. 35199

Physical Facet

On paper


13 1/2 × 9 in.

Repository Details

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