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Commonplace Book of Rev. Philip Bliss

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Commonplace book of Philip Bliss containing a compilation of critical comments on 'the most celebrated Authors & Artists', c. 1770-80; notes on the Bliss family genealogy, and on the Gloucestershire livings held by them, c. 1795-1800, with some additions by his son Philip Bliss (1787-1857) to 1825; miscellaneous verse, epitaphs, recipes and memoranda, c. 1770-80; and a treatise in Latin by W. Purefoy on logic, with other memoranda, c. 1720.

Dates

  • [c. 1720-1825]

Extent

2 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Don. e. 132].
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MSS. Don. e. 132-3

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12801

Biographical / Historical

Rev. Philip Bliss (1742-1803) was Rector of Dodington and Frampton Cotterell in Gloucestershire.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Sotheby's, 15 Dec. 1982, lot 117; given by the Friends of the Bodleian.
Title
Commonplace Book of Rev. Philip Bliss
Status
Completed
Author
Susan Thomas
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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