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A miscellany of small papers

 Single Item
MS. Polyglot e. 1
Held at the Weston Library

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A miscellany of small papers, among which are:

  1. Fol. 1. A copy of a few notes on Hierocles by Gilbert Wakefield
  2. Fol. 9. Some prices of books, probably in R. Heber's hand
  3. Fol. 13. Two German prayers, 18th cent.


  • Creation: Written in the 18th and early 19th century


19 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Greek, Modern (1453-)
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

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

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MS. Polyglot e. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19564


A miscellany of small papers

Biographical / Historical

Gilbert Wakefield (1756-1801) was a unitarian and author.

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. 33423

Custodial History

In the Heber MSS. sale, 1836, part 27 of lot 1128: bought then by sir T. Phillipps and no. 8445 in his library: part of lot 923 in the Phillipps sale on June 15, 1896.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Part of a miscellaneous donation from F. Madan, M.A., Aug. and Sept., 1904.

Physical Facet

On paper


7 5/8 × 4 7/8 in.

A miscellany of small papers
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom