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Miscellaneous papers, chiefly bearing on English history in the time of James II, partly copied by Thomas Carte, 17th-18th cent.

MS. Carte 198
Held at the Weston Library

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Among which are:
  1. (fol. 7) A letter from George Ballard to Carte, 3 June, 1751, with papers about the legitimacy of the Old Pretender.
  2. (fol. 28) 'The substance of the conference between ... Charles the 2nd ... (James ii), and their late royal sister the dutchess of Orleans ...' 1670.
  3. (fol. 37v) Biographical notes on James II by Thomas Carte.
  4. (fol. 62) A letter from Dr. R. Rawlinson to Carte, 3 Jan. 1754, with papers relating to the visitation of Magdalen College, 1687-88.


  • 17th-18th cent.


94 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Carte 198

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. III, no. 10643.

Repository Details

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