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Letter from John Price, Bodley's Librarian, to John Caley

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MS. Eng. c. 7284 fols. 28-30

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Price's reply to an inquiry from Caley regarding Hyldyrton [Ilderton, Northumberland], 12 June 1788. The letter includes a transcription, in Latin, of an account of the endowment of the vicarage of Hyldyrton recorded in the cartulary of the priory of Kirkham, Yorkshire (MS Fairfax 7). The letter is accompanied by a copy of the Latin transcription and a translation, written in a different hand.

Dates

  • 1788

Extent

3.0 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 7284 fol. 28].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. c. 7284 fols. 28-30

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 6213

Overview

Letter from John Price, Bodley's Librarian, to John Caley, 1788.

Biographical / Historical

John Price (1735-1813) was Bodley's Librarian from 1768 to 1813. John Caley (1763-1834) was keeper of records at Westminster and secretary to the Record Commission. For further details see the Dictionary of National Biography

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, 19 Oct. 2007.
Title
Letter from John Price, Bodley's Librarian, to John Caley, 1788
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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