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Miscellaneous essays by Richard Gough

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MS. Eng. misc. e. 10
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Miscellaneous essays by Richard Gough:

  1. Fol. 3. 'Miscellaneous observations on Authors antient and modern', 2 parts
  2. Fol. 121. 'Notes on Memnon', translated from the Abbé Gedoyn's French edition of him, 1756
  3. Fol. 156v. A chronology of St. Paul's life
  4. Fol. 177. Remarks on bp. Will. King's Inventions of men in the worship of God (Lond. 1697)
  5. Fol. 189. 'An account of the discoveries in the Island Cos' in 1750-51 preceded at fol. 185v by copies of two letters from Gough 12 and 13 Nov. 1750 on the same subject


  • Creation: Written in about 1750-1760 by Richard Gough


217 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

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MS. Eng. misc. e. 10

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18932


Miscellaneous essays by Richard Gough

Biographical / Historical

Richard Gough (1735-1809) was an antiquary.

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. 31035

Custodial History

In the Cosens sale July 1890 no. 158 (with the Cosens bookplate).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from messrs. Ellis and Elvey (catal. 70, no. 608) 11 Nov. 1890.

Physical Facet

On paper


8 3/4 × 6 5/8 in.

Miscellaneous essays by Richard Gough
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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