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Guard-book of letters and papers

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MS. Don. c. 66

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Guard-book of letters and papers, including:
  1. (fols. 3-4) letter of James Hamilton, Viscount Claneboye, 1601
  2. (fols. 13-14) letter from Godfrey Kneller to Samuel Pepys, 1702
  3. (fols. 15-16) letter of Thomas Barlow, Bodley's Librarian, 1657
  4. (fols. 17-20) two accounts of Samuel Richardson for the printing of various books for Messrs. Rivington, 1749-55, with (fol. 21) Rivington's account of sums paid to Richardson for the sale of 'Clarissa' and 'Grandison', 1749-59.

Dates

  • 16th-18th century

Extent

21 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don. c. 66, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Don. c. 66

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 7257, 7792, 16821

Overview

Guard-book of letters and papers, 16th-18th cent

Biographical / Historical

James Hamilton, Viscount Claneboye (c. 1560-1644), was an English planter in Ulster.

Sir Godfrey Kneller (1646-1723) was a portrait painter.

Thomas Barlow (1608/9-1691) served as Bodley's Librarian, Bodleian Library, 1652-1660.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by the Friends of the Bodleian, 1944-1951.
Title
Guard-book of letters and papers, 16th-18th century
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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