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Some Account of the Conduit at Carfax ... with an Explanation of the Symbols and Figures thereunto belonging

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MS. Top. Oxon e. 6

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'Some Account of the Conduit at Carfax ... with an Explanation of the Symbols and Figures thereunto belonging': beg. 'The Conduit is a curious piece of Architecture ': a copy from 'an original MS.'

The conduit was moved in A.D. 1787 to Nuneham.

Dates

  • written in about the middle of the 18th century

Extent

7 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon e. 6, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. Oxon e. 6

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18718

Abstract

'Some Account of the Conduit at Carfax ... with an Explanation of the Symbols and Figures thereunto belonging,' written in about the middle of the 18th century.

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. 28943.

Custodial History

With the armorial bookplate of Thomas Dawson, 19th century; art. 279 in a catalogue.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from C. T. Jefferies & Sons, of Bristol, on Aug. 8, 1868, for 10s. 6d.

Physical Facet

On paper, slightly injured by close cutting

Dimensions

8 3/8 × 4 5/8 in.
Title
Some Account of the Conduit at Carfax ... with an Explanation of the Symbols and Figures thereunto belonging
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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