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Notebook of members of the Fleming family of Rydal, Westmorland

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MS. Eng. misc. f. 840

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Notebook of members of the Fleming family of Rydal, Westmorland, 17th century, containing:
  1. (fols. 1-35) notes by Henry Fleming on grammar and on the use and pronunciation of the letters of the alphabet, 1670s
  2. (fols. 36-8, 59-83) accounts of 'money, bills & bonds' of Henry or his brother Daniel, 1688-98, the later entries annotated by their father, Sir Daniel Fleming, 1699-1700
  3. (fols. 165v-161 rev.) 'Phrases Elegantiores ex Terentii Andria collecta' by William Fleming, c. 1672
  4. (fols. 160v-148 rev.) forms of official documents used by justices and clergy, 1680-7
  5. (fols. 167v, 159v) notes of the types of corn sown at Rydal, 1682, and a list of Rydal tenants and rents, 1681.

Dates

  • 17th century

Extent

167 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. f. 840, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. f. 840

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17711

Overview

Notebook of members of the Fleming family of Rydal, Westmorland

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

Custodial History

Ownership inscriptions of (fol. i) Henry Fleming, 1675 and 1676; (inside lower cover) William Fleming, 1672, and (fol. 167v) Daniel Fleming, n.d.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Peter Eaton Ltd., cat. 21 (1972), 233.

Physical Facet

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Title
Notebook of members of the Fleming family of Rydal, Westmorland
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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