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The journal of John Ross

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MS. Eng. hist. e. 31

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The journal of John Ross, deputy commissioner in the English Ordnance department in Spain and elsewhere during the Peninsular War, 1805-16: copied out presumably by the author, with indexes.

Dates

  • Written in the first quarter of the 19th century by J. Ross

Extent

530 pages

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. e. 31, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. hist. e. 31

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18927

Overview

The journal of John Ross

Biographical / Historical

John Ross (fl. 19th century) was deputy commissioner in the English Ordnance department in Spain and elsewhere during the Peninsular War, 1805-16.

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. 31016

Custodial History

With the armorial bookplate of Frederick William Cosens.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased 14 Oct. 1890 from John Galwey, bookseller.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

7 3/4 × 6 1/2 in.
Title
The journal of John Ross
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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