Commonplace book of Thomas Elston
Commonplace book of Thomas Elston, containing: (pp. 1-59) commentary on the first three Gospels; (pp. 61-382) extracts, mainly from the Bible, with comments, arranged under subject headings, the longest (pp. 221-66) on 'Prayer, its perfect pattern'.
- Creation: 1675
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. th. f. 68, pp. 1-2].
MS. Eng. th. f. 68
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 16415
Commonplace book of Thomas Elston, 1675.
Biographical / Historical
Biographical details unknown.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991). Vol. 2, no. 46789.
Owned by 'Mr. Jos. Elston of Elland', 1748 (p. 93).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought from R. & J. Balding, 1975.
remains of clasps
- Commonplace book of Thomas Elston
- EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
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