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Original petitions to Parliament connected with Oxford or the neighbourhood

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MS. Top. Oxon c. 21

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Original petitions to Parliament connected with Oxford or the neighbourhood:
  1. (fol. 3). From nineteen debtors in the gaol at Oxford, presented on Feb. 17, 1813, with signatures.
  2. (fol. 4). From the rev. Thomas Silver against the Roman Catholic Relief bill, May 11, 1825, signed.
  3. (fol. 5). From the University, with the same object, April 2, 1819: seal gone.
  4. (fol. 6). From the freemen and householders of the city of Oxford, with the same object, April 29, 1825: with about 300 signatures.
  5. (fol. 7). From the Wesleyans of Watlington against the Protestant Dissenting Ministers bill, May 21, 1811: with about eighty signatures.
  6. (fol. 8). From the Wesleyans of Oxford, with the same object and date: with over a hundred signatures.
  7. (fol. 9). From the Baptists in or near Witney in favour of Missions in India, May 26, 1813: with about 350 signatures.
  8. (fol. 10). From the University against the Roman Catholic Relief bill, April 20, 1812: seal gone.
  9. (fol. 11). From the Baptists of Oxford, as no. 7 above, probably of the same date: with 168 signatures.
  10. (fol. 12). From the University, as no. 8 above, Dec. 1, 1812: seal gone.
  11. (fol. 13). From Witney and the neighbourhood, in favour of the immediate abolition of the African Slave trade, (1814?): with about 250 signatures.
  12. (fol. 14). From the Baptists in or near Chipping Norton, as no. 7 above, about A.D. 1813: with about 650 signatures.

Dates

  • written in A.D. 1811-1825

Extent

16 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon c. 21, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. Oxon c. 21

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18660

Abstract

Original petitions to Parliament connected with Oxford or the neighbourhood, written in A.D. 1811-1825.

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

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. 28790.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Library at an auction sale at Sotheby's, April 19, 1861, for 6s. 6d. (lot 579).

Physical Facet

On parchment

Dimensions

14 1/8 × 9 7/8 in.
Title
Original petitions to Parliament connected with Oxford or the neighbourhood
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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