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'Some account of the life and character of Eugenio in a letter to Miss S. Blizard by R[ichard] K[ing], 1748/9.'

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MS. Firth e. 2

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'Some account of the life and character of Eugenio in a letter to Miss S. Blizard by R[ichard] K[ing], 1748/9.' A note on fol. 2v by the rev. Thos. McCulloch, rector of Wormley, Herts., dated April 22, 1809, states, 'This character, under the title of Eugenio, was drawn for the late rev. Arnold King ... rector of st. Michael's church, Cornhill, by his cousin the late rev. Richard King', rector of Kingston Bagpuze, Berks.

Dates

  • Written in 1748-1749 by the rev. R. King

Extent

22 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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

MS. Firth e. 2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 11998

Abstract

'Some account of the life and character of Eugenio in a letter to Miss S. Blizard by R[ichard] K[ing], 1748/9.'

Biographical / Historical

Richard King (fl. 1748-1749).

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. 36203

Custodial History

Owned in 1809 by the rev. Thos. McCulloch who married Arnold King's niece, and later by the rev. Philip Bliss. Lot 141 in the Bliss sale of MSS. when it was bought for sir Thomas Phillipps. No. 18116 in the Phillipps collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented to the Bodleian by prof. C. H. Firth, March 17, 1913.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

8 × 6 3/8 in.
Title
'Some account of the life and character of Eugenio in a letter to Miss S. Blizard by R[ichard] K[ing], 1748/9.'
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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