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Day book for work carried out at various Oxford colleges, 1721-1725

MS. Don. c. 211
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Includes, with (fol. 3) an index of contents, work undertaken for:

  1. (fols. 4r-7r, 126r-127r) Brasenose College, Dec 1721-Nov 1723
  2. (fols. 8r-17r, 96r-101r, 129r) Christ Church, Dec 1721-Dec 1723
  3. (fols. 17v-20r, 50r, 74r-76r, 110r) Balliol College, Dec 1721-Jan 1724
  4. (fols. 20v-25r, 104r, 105r) the University of Oxford, Jan 1722-May 1723, including work at (fols. 20v, 25r) the Divinity School, (fols. 20v-21r, 24r) the ‘printing house’[University Press], (fols. 21r, 23r) the Museum, (fols. 22r, 23r, 24r, 104r, 105r) the Schools, (fol. 23r) the University Church of St Mary the Virgin, (fol. 24r, 104r) the Botanic Garden, (fols. 23r, 24r, 25r) the Gallery [Bodleian Library], including installation of the statue [of the Earl of Pembroke], (fol. 104r) the Laboratory.
  5. (fols. 26r-27r, 81r-83r) All Souls College, Jan 1722-Dec 1723
  6. (fols. 26r-27r, 32r-37r, 92r-94r) New College, Jan 1722-Dec 1723, including (fol. 34v) building the Warden’s Summer House, Jul-Aug 1722
  7. (fols. 27v-28r, 69r-70r) Jesus College, Feb-Dec 1723
  8. (fols. 29r-31r, 78v-80r, 118r-v) Queen’s College, Jan 1722-Dec 1723
  9. (fols. 37v-39r) Exeter College, Feb 1722-Oct 1723
  10. (fols. 41r-44r) Corpus Christi College, Feb 1722-Oct 1723
  11. (fol. 77r) the [Sheldonian] Theatre, Oct 1722-Jun 1723
  12. (fol. 78r) St Mary Hall, May 1723
  13. (fols. 78v-80r) Queen’s College, Oct 1722-Jul 1723
  14. (fol. 88r) Montagu Venables-Bertie, 2nd Earl of Abingdon, at Rycote Park, Oxfordshire, Jan 1723
  15. (fol. 88r) Montagu Venables-Bertie, 2nd Earl of Abingdon, at Wytham Abbey, Oxfordshire, Oct 1723
  16. (fol. 89r) Pembroke College, Jul 1723
  17. (fols. 107r-109r, 120v-121r, 123r) the Yarnton and Kidlington turnpike, May-Dec 1723
  18. (fols. 115v-116r) Magdalen College, Jul-Nov 1723


  • Creation: 1721-1725


141 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Don. c. 211


Repository Details

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Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom