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Eighteen short letters from Francis Douce to T. Lloyd

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MS. Douce d. 17
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Eighteen short letters from Francis Douce to T. Lloyd (his wine mercant), esq., of 14 Buckingham street, Strand, London, 1815-33: with a few other papers.

The following papers have been added:

  1. Nine letters from Francis Douce, 1789-1826, partly to T. J. Pettigrew (fol. 44) with one from sir Frederick Madden to Pettigrew, Dec: 24, 1829 (fol. 52)
  2. Fols. 67-74. Letters of Francis Douce, 1809, 1829-33
  3. A letter from F. Douce to mons. B. de Roquefort, Aug. 4, 1815, on literary subjects, with interlinear pencilled French translation (fol. 64)


  • Creation: Written in A.D. 1815-1833 by F. Douce


45 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Douce d. 17, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Douce d. 17

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19547


Eighteen short letters from Francis Douce to T. Lloyd

Biographical / Historical

Francis Douce (1757-1834) 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. 33373

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Eighteen short letter: bought on Nov. 29, 1904, from J. T. Tregaskis (catal. 565, no. 116).

Fols. 44-52: purchased in lot 242 at Sotheby's sale on Feb. 26, 1906.

Fol. 64: purchased from a catal. of George D. Smith, bookseller of New York (art. 140) on May 30, 1910.

Physical Facet

On paper


9 7/8 × 6 7/8 in.

Eighteen short letters from Francis Douce to T. Lloyd
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Weston Library
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