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Autograph letters of a few Bodleian or Ashmolean benefactors

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MS. Autogr. c. 5

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Autograph letters of a few Bodleian or Ashmolean benefactors, namely:
  1. Letters (fol. 2) from Ballard (to Joseph Ames?), 1 Aug. 1743, (fol. 3) from Douce, undated
  2. Fol. 4. the original parchment deed (5 Nov. 1642) testifying that sir William Dugdale was admitted M.A. on 1 Nov. 1642, with an endorsement by Dugdale and part of the seal of the University (marked 32227)
  3. Fol. 5. letters from E. Lhuyd about Wales and the Tyrol, 3 July 1704, .
  4. Fol. 7. letters from Edm. Malone to mr. Barrow, 1 Mar. 1806

Dates

  • Written between 1642 and 1806

Extent

15 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Autogr. c. 5, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Autogr. c. 5

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18920

Overview

Autograph letters of a few Bodleian or Ashmolean benefactors

Biographical / Historical

George Ballard (1705-1755) was an antiquary. Francis Douce (1757-1834) was an antiquary. Joseph Ames (1689-1759) was a bibliographer and antiquary. Edmund Malone (1741-1812) was a critic and author.

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. VI, no. 31009

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired by The Bodleian Library in 1890.

'Bought at the Phillipps sale [15-16] July 1891.'

Physical Facet

On paper and parchment

Dimensions

13 1/2 × 12 3/4 in.
Title
Autograph letters of a few Bodleian or Ashmolean benefactors
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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