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Letters chiefly to Dr. Edward Lhuyd, keeper of the Ashmolean Museum at Oxford

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MS. Eng. hist. c. 11

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Letters chiefly to dr. Edward Lhuyd, keeper of the Ashmolean Museum at Oxford, written between 1671 and 1705. The writers and number of letters (if more than 5) are:
  1. William Aubrey, James Bobart, Tilleman Bobart, William Nicholson, James Petiver, James Pound, John Ray (26)
  2. Rich. Richardson, Tancred Robinson (18)
  3. M. Wheeler, Ralph Wilbraham, J. Woodward (10)

Dates

  • Written in 1671-1705

Extent

118 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. c. 11, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. hist. c. 11

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18925

Overview

Letters chiefly to dr. Edward Lhuyd, keeper of the Ashmolean Museum at Oxford

Biographical / Historical

Edward Lhuyd (1660-1709) was a naturalist and antiquary. James Petiver (1663-1718) was a Botanist and Entomologist. Richard Robinson (d. 1794) was lord Rokeby, and Archbishop of Armagh. Tancred Robinson (d. 1748-1754) was a Knight, physician and admiral.

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. 31014

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased privately, 1890.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

13 1/2 × 9 3/4 in.
Title
Letters chiefly to dr. Edward Lhuyd, keeper of the Ashmolean Museum at Oxford
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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