Papers of Charles Viner, including:
- 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
- Legal notes, extracts and transcripts from printed works and legal cases
- Legal papers and correspondence of Viner, ca 1680-1755
- 17th-18th cent.
Language of Materials
English and Latin
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Viner 1].
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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.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 55483-535.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were deposited in the Library in 1860 and became the property of the Library in 1932.
- Viner Papers
- Emily Tarrant
- Language of description