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Transcripts by Joseph Ames, 1755, of extracts made by John Hutchins from John Aubrey's Monumenta Britannica

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MS. Don e. 127
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Copies of many of the drawings, and further extracts, may have been made by Ames at a later date, from the original. The volume includes (p. 300) two notes added by Ames, 1757, 1759, and one by Sir Peter Thompson, 1761, and (pp. 302-305) an index by Ames. There are several other notes by Thompson in the volume. Pages 278-281 of Ames’s pagination are missing.

Dates

  • 1755-1761

Extent

330 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don e. 127, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Don e. 127

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20951

Abstract

Transcripts by Joseph Ames of extracts made by John Hutchins from Aubrey's Monumenta Britannica

Biographical / Historical

Joseph Ames (1687-1759) was a bibliographer and antiquarian. For further details see the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Custodial History

Given by Ames to Sir Peter Thompson, 1759 (note by Thompson on front pastedown); bought, Richard Hatchwell, Wiltshire, cat. 16 (1980), 10.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the library by the Friends of the Bodleian, 1980.

Related Materials

Aubrey’s original manuscript, now in the Bodleian, MSS. Top. gen. c. 24-25 (Summary Catalogue ref. 28426-28427).

Physical Facet

Contemporary calf
Title
Transcripts by Joseph Ames of extracts made by John Hutchins from Aubrey's Monumenta Britannica
Status
Published
Date
EAD version 2021
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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