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A series of Miscellaneous Autograph Letters, written in about 1600 to 1850

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MS. Montagu d. 11
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A series of Miscellaneous Autograph Letters, largely of English persons of note, of the eighteenth and the first half of the nineteenth centuries, arranged alphabetically, with a few engraved portraits: chiefly collected by W. Wilson. The chief items are:
  1. Aikin, John, June 24, 1798 (fol. 9, cf. 8).
  2. Anson, lord, i.e. George Anson, signature, Dec. 29, 1740 (fol. 26v).
  3. Anstis, John, June 24, 1743 (fol. 34).
  4. Baber, Henry Hervey, Jan. 7, 1818 (fol. 59).
  5. Baker, George, four, 1740-50 (fols. 66, 70).
  6. Barton, Bernard, three, 1825-34 (fol. 104).
  7. Beattie, James, June 19, 1782 (fol. 114).
  8. Beloe, William, two, 1796-1807 (fol. 139).
  9. Belzoni, Giambattista, Jan. 9, 1821 (fol. 143).
  10. Benbow, admiral John, signature, Oct. 20, 1702 (fol. 150).
  11. Bentham, Jeremy, two, 1797-1829 (fol. 153).
  12. Bewick, Thomas, Aug. 23, 1793 (fol. 162).
  13. Blair, dr. Hugh, three papers, 1795, etc. (fol. 204).
  14. Blake, admiral Robert, two signatures, 1652/3-1655/8 (fol. 210).
  15. Bloomfield, Robert, July 7, 1808 (no. 25442, fol. 142).
  16. Borlase, William, Nov. 23, 1766 (fol. 235).
  17. Boswell, James, the elder, Jan. 1, 1792 (fol. 231).
  18. Bowles, William Lisle, Nov. 8, 1834 (fol. 239).
  19. Boyd, Henry, three, 1801-2 (fol. 240).
  20. Brayley, Edward Wedlake, two, one imperfect, 1808-9 (fol. 247).
  21. Brunel (?), sir Marc Isambard, two, March 21, 1826, etc. (fol. 271).
  22. Buckland, dean William, undated (fol. 282).
  23. Burke, Edmund, Aug. 4, 1789 (fol. 296).
  24. Burney, dr. Charles, Jan. 5, 1809 (fol. 308).

Dates

  • written in about 1600 to 1850

Extent

316 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Montagu d. 11

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. 25439.

Related Materials

For the rest of authors collected in the series of Miscellaneous Autograph Letters, see MSS. Montagu d. 12-16.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

10 3/4 × 9 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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