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Some notes and papers of dr. John Taylor (d. 1766), written in about the middle of the 18th century by J. Taylor

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MS. Auct. V. 2. inf. 2. 16

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Some notes and papers of dr. John Taylor (d. 1766), chiefly relating to a history which he contemplated, of Greek affairs from about b. c. 400 to about B. c. 320, in connexion with the Lives of Lysias and Demosthenes.

Most of the volume is blank.

Dates

  • written in about the middle of the 18th century by J. Taylor

Extent

146 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Shelfmark

MS. Auct. V. 2. inf. 2. 16

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. V, no. 28410.

Custodial History

Gough wrote on fol. 2 'MS. papers relative to Grecian History, by Dr. Taylor of St. Johns c. Camb., purchast at the sale of Dr. Askews library [lot 361] by Mr. Bearcroft for 7s. 6d. & at his sale June 1797 by R. G[ough].' In the Gough sale 1810 the volume was sold for 9s. 6d.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Heber sale lot no. 1635: bought for for 17s.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

13 1/2 × 8 7/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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