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Viner Papers

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Papers of Charles Viner, including:
  1. Notes of law cases, 1705-44, mainly in shorthand, with names in longhand, and an index of cases in each volume, probably compiled for Viner
  2. Legal notes, extracts and transcripts from printed works and legal cases
  3. Legal papers and correspondence of Viner, ca 1680-1755

Dates

  • 17th-18th cent.

Extent

53 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English and Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Viner 1].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Viner 1-53

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13448

Biographical / Historical

Charles Viner (1678-1756) was a legal writer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were deposited in the Library in 1860 and became the property of the Library in 1932.

Related Materials

The law library of Charles Viner is held by the Bodleian Law Library.
Title
Viner Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Tarrant
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom