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'Primitive Religion revived', an essay on rational religion 'by J. B.'

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MS. Eng. th. g. 1

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'Primitive Religion revived', an essay on rational religion 'by J. B.': a note of about A.D. 1700 states 'written by Esqre [James] Boovy att Cheame neare Epsom.' James Bovey died on Jan. 13, 1695/96.

Dates

  • Written in the second half of the 17th century at Cheam

Extent

252 pages

Preferred Citation

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

MS. Eng. th. g. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19457

Overview

'Primitive Religion revived', an essay on rational religion 'by J. B.'

Biographical / Historical

James Bovey (1622-1696) was a merchant, lawyer and philosopher.

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. 32698

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought at an autograph sale at Sotheby's on Nov. 10, 1899, as part of lot 325.

Physical Facet

On paper, with metal clasp

Dimensions

4 7/8 × 7 1/2 in.
Title
'Primitive Religion revived', an essay on rational religion 'by J. B.'
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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