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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)

Dates

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

Extent

45 Leaves

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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Shelfmark:

MS. Douce d. 17

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19547

Overview

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

Dimensions

9 7/8 × 6 7/8 in.
Title
Eighteen short letters from Francis Douce to T. Lloyd
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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