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A copy of A. Catcott's Remarks on the ... Bishop of Clogher's Vindication (London, 1756), and of another work by Catcott

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MS. Eng. poet. e. 6

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A copy of A. Catcott's Remarks on the ... Bishop of Clogher's Vindication (London, 1756), and of another work by Catcott on the Deluge published in 1768, bound together, with some autograph poems and signature of Thomas Chatterton (d. 1770), dated 1769-1770, chiefly on the fly-leaves.

A letter from prof. W. R. Morfill of August 1866 about them is in the book.

Dates

  • 1756-1866

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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

MS. Eng. poet. e. 6

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18815

Abstract

A copy of A. Catcott's Remarks on the ... Bishop of Clogher's Vindication (London, 1756), and of another work by Catcott

Biographical / Historical

Alexander Catcott (1725–1779) was a geologist and theologian.

Thomas Chatterton (1752–1770) was a poet.

William Richard Morfill (1834–1909) was a Slavonic languages scholar.

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. 29126.

Custodial History

The volume had been given by Joseph Oldham to Christopher Jeaffreson in 1792.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from mr. Macray on Nov. 1, 1877, for £15.

Bibliography

  • The discovery of this volume in an inn at Clifton Hampden by the rev. W. D. Macray in 1858 is told by him in Notes & Queries, 2nd S. vi. 182 (Sept. 4, 1858), where full details of the poems are given.
Title
A copy of A. Catcott's Remarks on the ... Bishop of Clogher's Vindication (London, 1756), and of another work by Catcott
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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