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Copy of a letter written to a lawyer-friend by bp. Thomas Barlow

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MS. Eng. hist. c. 49

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Copy of a letter written to a lawyer-friend by bp. Thomas Barlow, Oct. 30, 1656, on the sources of English History: beg. 'My honest freind, I haue that confidence of your candor.' All but fols. 7-22 are blank, and those leaves were pp. 431-462 in a larger volume of bound papers.

Dates

  • Written in the second half of the 17th century

Extent

29 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. c. 49, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. hist. c. 49

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19408

Abstract

Copy of a letter written to a lawyer-friend by bp. Thomas Barlow

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Barlow (1607-1691) was Bishop of Lincoln.

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. 32546

Custodial History

Bought of Thomas Rodd in about 1842 by sir Thomas Phillipps: in his library no. 11044.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

At the Phillipps sale, June 6, 1898, lot 93, when it was bought by the Bodleian.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

13 3/8 × 8 3/4 in.
Title
Copy of a letter written to a lawyer-friend by bp. Thomas Barlow
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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