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Printed testamurs and similar formal documents

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MS. Top. Oxon d. 83
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Printed testamurs and similar formal documents, filled in with names by dr. Philip Bliss, and with signatures of Examiners, etc., 1824-55: all from the University Archives. At fol. 4 are four letters from the rev. Andrew Clark, who selected and arranged the documents, Oct. 29-Nov. 23, 1908.

156 leaves or papers.


  • Creation: Printed and written in 1824-1855


1 box

Language of Materials

  • Latin
  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon d. 83, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Top. Oxon d. 83

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19641


Printed testamurs and similar formal documents

Biographical / Historical

Philip Bliss (1787-1857) was an antiquary and an editor.

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. 34120

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by the Registrar of the University, on March 19, 1908.

Physical Facet

On paper


10 1/4 × 8 3/4 in.

Printed testamurs and similar formal documents
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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