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

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MS. Montagu d. 16
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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. Seward, William, signature, April 30, 1796, and letter undated (fol. 19).
  2. Siamese Twins, signature undated as 'Eng Chang' (fol. 35v).
  3. Smith, Horatio, three, 1824-35, with a poem (fol. 43).
  4. Smith, James, one, undated (fol. 51).
  5. Smollett, Tobias, a receipt, Jan. 5, 1759 (fol.57v).
  6. Southey, Robert, May 5, 1803 (fol. 66).
  7. Thurlow, lord, i.e. Edward Hovel Thur-low (d. 1829), Feb. 7, 1813 (fol. 134).
  8. Tibal, Peter, of Ch. Ch. Oxford: Latin poetical epistle, about 1725 (fol. 136).
  9. Tickell, Thomas, June 11, 1717 (fol. 138).
  10. Tyrwhitt, Thomas, two, undated (fol. 164).
  11. Upcott, William, two, 1822 (fol. 169).
  12. Warburton, bp. William, Jan. 21, 1758, fol. 186).
  13. Watts, Alaric Alexander, March 11, 1829 (fol. 195).
  14. Whalley, Peter, two, 1782 (fol. 205).
  15. White, rev. Joseph, Aug. 10, 1811-1 (fol. 213).
  16. Whitefield, George, May 10, 1766 (fol. 216v).
  17. Wither, George (the poet ?), signature, May 5, 1647 (fol. 245).
  18. Woodfall, H. S., Dec. 10, 1797 (fol. 249).

Dates

  • written in about 1600 to 1850

Extent

261 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Shelfmark

MS. Montagu d. 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. 25444.

Related Materials

For the rest of authors collected in the series of Miscellaneous Autograph Letters, see MSS. Montagu d. 11-15.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

10 3/4 × 9 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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