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The second volume of the collection of state papers of the reign of James II. (chiefly relating to the proposed abrogation of the penal laws and the tests), bulk: 17th century

MS. Rawl. A. 139B

  • Request

The following printed tracts are added:

  1. Account of Monmouth's execution; in folio.
  2. Depositions before the privy council, 22 Oct 1688, respecting the birth of the Prince of Wales; in folio.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 17th century


293 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Rawl. A. 139B

Custodial History

Owned by Kath. Bridgeman; then purchased by Rawlinson, together with another volume, at the price of £5 18s.

This volume was misplaced for many years amongst the Carte MSS., and has been restored to its place in the Rawlinson Collection.

Related Materials

This volume and its companion, (MS. Rawl. A. 139A) are noticed (together with others which were purchased at Bridgeman's sale,) in a letter from Dr. Rawlinson preserved amongst Ballard's MSS. vol. ii. no. 78.

Physical Facet

On paper, in folio


Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom