Transcripts by Joseph Ames, 1755, of extracts made by John Hutchins from John Aubrey's Monumenta Britannica
MS. Don e. 127
Held at the Weston Library
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.
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Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don e. 127, fols. 1-2]
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MS. Don e. 127
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CMD ID 20951
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.
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.
- Transcripts by Joseph Ames of extracts made by John Hutchins from Aubrey's Monumenta Britannica
- EAD version 2021
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