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Rawlinson H: Letters, 16th-18th century


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A collection of letters, including:

  1. Letters to and from Thomas Hearne, 18th century
  2. Correspondence and papers of Philip Lord Wharton, 1640-91
  3. Letters, petitions for help, certificates, etc. addressed to William Sancroft, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1652-93
  4. Correspondence and papers of Giovanni Giacomo Zamboni, Resident in England for the Duke of Modena, the Landgrave of Hesse Darmstadt, and the King of Poland (Elector of Saxony), 1707-51

The manuscripts are mainly English, Latin and French, but also include some other European languages.


  • Creation: 16th-18th century

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin
  • French

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Rawl. letters 28-38, 40-64, 66-85, 87-109, 111-38

Other Finding Aids

Full descriptions are in 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. III, nos. 14917-15026.


Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom