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Account of Monies laid out in the Building & Adorning of the Theater in the University of Oxford

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MS. Bodl. 898

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'An Account of Monies laid out in the Building & Adorning of the Theater in the University of Oxford at the sole expence of the munificent Founder ... Gilbert [Sheldon] Ld Arch-bishop of Canterbury ...': a copy of the whole accounts 1664-1670, down to the minutest details of the workmen employed and work done. The total amount is, £12239. 4s. 11d., or including the permanent endowment for repairs, etc. £14470. 11s. 11d.

Dates

  • Written in about 1670

Extent

192 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Bodl. 898, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Bodl. 898

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18494

Overview

Account of Monies laid out in the Building & Adorning of the Theater in the University of Oxford, written in about 1670

Biographical / Historical

Gilbert Sheldon (1598–1677) was archbishop of Canterbury.

Ralph Snowe (fl. c.1670) receiver-general of the archbishopric of Canterbury

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 27876.

Custodial History

This volume appears to be a copy made for Ralph Snowe, receiver-general of the archbishopric of Canterbury, whose signature occurs on several pages.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

'Given to the University of Oxford by Abraham Tucker Esqr of Bletch worth Castle near Dorking in Surry A.D. 1760.'

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

12 3/4 × 8 1/2 in.
Title
Account of Monies laid out in the Building & Adorning of the Theater in the University of Oxford
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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