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Copies of literary and historical papers by a Mr. Perrie of London

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MS. Eng. misc. d. 641

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Copies of literary and historical papers by a Mr. Perrie of London, mid-18th century, including:
  1. (pp. 1-2, 9-12) translations into Latin, Greek and English, of Benjamin Kennicott's verses on the death of George II, 1760
  2. (pp. 13-20) an account of the earthquake at Lisbon, 1755
  3. (pp. 31-3) a letter from Voltaire to Admiral Byng, 1757, enclosing one from the Due de Richelieu to Voltaire, 1756
  4. (pp. 5-7) an original letter from Kennicott to Perrie, 1761.

Dates

  • Mid-18th century

Extent

34 pages

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. d. 641, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. d. 641

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 11101

Overview

Copies of literary and historical papers by a Mr. Perrie of London

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

Custodial History

Sotheby's, 10 June 1896, lot 787, Phillipps MS. 22064.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Graham Pollard, 1968.

Physical Facet

Bound by George Bretherton in half calf, embossed boards, 1848
Title
Copies of literary and historical papers by a Mr. Perrie of London
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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