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Fair copy by John Lewis of 'Some account of the life of ... John Wallis ... Savilian Professor of Geometry'

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MS. Eng. misc. d. 283

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Fair copy by John Lewis of 'Some account of the life of ... John Wallis ... Savilian Professor of Geometry', presented to Lady Filmer, grand-daughter of Wallis. A revised version dated 1735 is Bodl., MS. Rawl. C. 978.

Dates

  • Before 1735

Extent

90 pages

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. d. 283, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. d. 283

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17518

Overview

Fair copy by John Lewis of 'Some account of the life of ... John Wallis ... Savilian Professor of Geometry'

Biographical / Historical

John Lewis (1675-1747) was an antiquary. John Wallis (1616-1703) was a mathematician.

Custodial History

Owned by members of the Bennett, later Anstey-Bennett, family, descendants of Lady Filmer.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by H. Musgrave, 1944.

Physical Facet

Stiffened decorated paper wrappers
Title
Fair copy by John Lewis of 'Some account of the life of ... John Wallis ... Savilian Professor of Geometry'
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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