Papers of Abraham Tucker
Fair copy by Abraham Tucker of his 'Pursuit of the light of nature', continued from vol. ii, ch. xxv by an amanuensis, with a title page in a third hand, as printed in vols. iv-vii of Edward Search [pseudonym of Abraham Tucker], The light of nature pursued (7 vols., London, 1768-1777).
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Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. c. 261].
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MSS. Eng. misc. c. 261-264
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13409
Biographical / Historical
Abraham Tucker (1705-1774) was a philosopher. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 43696-9.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was given to the Library in 1939.
- See Scope and Content.
- Papers of Abraham Tucker
- Emily Tarrant
- Language of description