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Diploma for the Oxford DCL granted to Samuel Johnson

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MS. Lat. misc. c. 61

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Diploma for the Oxford DCL granted to Samuel Johnson, 1775, composed by Thomas Warton, lacking the seal, with (fol. 3) a transcript annotated for the printer by James Boswell; printed in Boswell's Life of Johnson, ii (Oxford, 1934), 332.

Dates

  • 1775

Extent

3 Leaves

Language of Materials

Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Lat. misc. c. 61, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. misc. c. 61

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16804

Overview

Diploma for the Oxford DCL granted to Samuel Johnson, 1775, composed by Thomas Warton, lacking the seal.

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Warton (1728–1790) was a poet and historian.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Found at Malahide Castle, 1937, and given by James, 6th Baron Talbot of Malahide to R. H. Isham, who gave it to the Library, 1938.
Title
Diploma for the Oxford DCL granted to Samuel Johnson
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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