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Collection of verse in Latin, Greek and English

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MS. Lat. misc. e. 53

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Collection of verse in Latin, Greek and English, 1744-67, mainly by Charles Weston of Christ Church, Oxford, including three (pp. 7-11, 32-4, 58-60) by his father Edward Weston, with (fols. 68a-b) copy of his speech made at the presentation of Lord Charles Spencer for an honorary MA, 1759.

English verse in Crum.

59 pages + 105 leaves, 69 to end blank.

Dates

  • 1744-1767

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

Latin English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Lat. misc. e. 53, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. misc. e. 53

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16873

Overview

Collection of verse in Latin, Greek and English, 1744-67, mainly by Charles Weston of Christ Church, Oxford.

Biographical / Historical

Edward Weston (1703–1770) was an English government official and author. Charles Weston (d. 1801) was a Church of England clergyman.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by Falconer Madan from C. Higham, cat. 280 (1895), 729, and given by him, 1917.

Physical Facet

vellum binding, inscribed 'Collection of Exercises etc.' on upper cover
Title
Collection of verse in Latin, Greek and English
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom