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Letters from William King to John Boyle

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MS. Eng. hist. d. 103

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Letters from William King, Principal of St. Mary Hall, Oxford, to John Boyle, 5th Earl of Cork and Orrery, 1738-45. Described in Analecta Hibernica, i (1930), 2-3.

Dates

  • 1738-1745

Extent

96 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. d. 103, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. hist. d. 103

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16408

Overview

Letters from William King to John Boyle, 1738-45.

Biographical / Historical

William King, 1685-1768, was an English academic and writer and Principal of St. Mary Hall, Oxford, from 1719. John Boyle, 1707-1762, 5th Earl of Cork and Orrery, was an English biographer and writer.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Christie's, 20 March 1918 (Fairfax Murray sale), lot 438.

Physical Facet

Late 18th- or early 19th-cent. quarter calf, grey-blue papered boards
Title
Letters from William King to John Boyle
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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