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Rules and Statutes made by dr. Richard Newton ... for the Government of a College intended to be Incorporated by the name of the Principal and Fellows of Hertford College in the University of Oxford

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MS. Top. Oxon c. 24

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'Rules and Statutes made by dr. Richard Newton ... for the Government of a College intended to be Incorporated by the name of the Principal and Fellows of Hertford College in the University of Oxford.'

These are the original statutes attested and sealed by dr. R. Newton on Nov. 2, 1739, and confirmed on the following day by George ii, whose signature and seal are on p. v.

Dates

  • chiefly written in 1739

Extent

48 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon c. 24, pp. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. Oxon c. 24

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18684

Abstract

'Rules and Statutes made by dr. Richard Newton ... for the Government of a College intended to be Incorporated by the name of the Principal and Fellows of Hertford College in the University of Oxford,' chiefly written in 1739.

Biographical / Historical

Richard Newton (1676–1753) was an educationist and college head.

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. 28904.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

'Hertford College Library': bought from George Roberson on Aug. 21, 1865, for £5.

Physical Facet

On parchment

Dimensions

14 1/4 × 10 1/2 in.
Title
Rules and Statutes made by dr. Richard Newton ... for the Government of a College intended to be Incorporated by the name of the Principal and Fellows of Hertford College in the University of Oxford
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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