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An alphabetical index by subjects to the 1st edition (1736) of bp. Joseph Butler's Analogy of Religion, made by dr. Edward Bentham

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MS. Add. C. 24

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An alphabetical index by subjects to the 1st edition (1736) of bp. Joseph Butler's Analogy of Religion, made by dr. Edward Bentham, with three pages of corrections and additions by bp. Butler (fol. 33).

On fol. 34v is a pencil note (early 19th century ?): 'These corrections are in the handwriting of the incomparable author, & were communicated by him to Dr. Bentham by whom this Index was drawn out. Th. B.'

Dates

  • written in about A.D. 1740 by E. Bentham

Extent

36 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. C. 24, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. C. 24

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18584

Abstract

An alphabetical index by subjects to the 1st edition (1736) of bp. Joseph Butler's Analogy of Religion, written in about A.D. 1740 by E. Bentham.

Biographical / Historical

Edward Bentham (1707–1776) was a Church of England clergyman and natural philosopher.

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. 28459.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from Thomas Rodd by The Bodleian Library in 1838.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

10 1/2 × 8 in.
Title
An alphabetical index by subjects to the 1st edition (1736) of bp. Joseph Butler's 'Analogy of Religion', made by dr. Edward Bentham
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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