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A letter from John Fell, Bishop of Oxford, to John Evelyn concerning the Arundel marbles

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MS. Fell 24

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A letter from John Fell bp. of Oxford to John Evelyn concerning the Arundel marbles at Oxford and introducing Humphrey Prideaux, dated 26 Apr. 1676. Endorsed in Evelyn's hand.

(fols. 1-3, 5-20 are blank)

Dates

  • Written in 1676 by J. Fell

Extent

20 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Fell 24, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Fell 24

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18938

Overview

A letter from John Fell bp. of Oxford to John Evelyn concerning the Arundel marbles

Biographical / Historical

John Fell (1625-1686) was Bishop of Oxford. John Evelyn (1620-1706) was a diarist, traveller, numismatist and 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. 31072

Custodial History

'13' in Evelyn's hand: also no. 216.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased, 24 July 1890, from the Cosens sale (lot 69).

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

12 1/2 × 10 1/8 in.
Title
A letter from John Fell bp. of Oxford to John Evelyn concerning the Arundel marbles
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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