Letter from John Price, Bodley's Librarian, to John Caley
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.
- Creation: 1788
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Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 7284 fol. 28].
MS. Eng. c. 7284 fols. 28-30
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CMD ID 6213
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.
- Letter from John Price, Bodley's Librarian, to John Caley, 1788
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