Copy of Hugh Blair, 'Lectures on rhetorick'
Copy in an unidentified hand of Hugh Blair, 'Lectures on rhetorick', containing thirty eight lectures.
- [? 1770s]
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. d. 716/1].
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MS. Eng. misc. d. 716/1-2
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 12794
Biographical / Historical
Hugh Blair (1718-1800) was a Church of Scotland minister and professor of Rhetoric. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 45514-15.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The copy was bought from Hofmann & Freeman in 1972.
- Copy of Hugh Blair, 'Lectures on rhetorick'
- Emily Tarrant
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