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Twenty-six letters from Francis Douce to sir Henry Ellis

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MS. Douce d. 18

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Twenty-six letters from Francis Douce to sir Henry Ellis, 1808-33, on literary subjects; some with seals.

Addition: (fols. 55-6) Letter from Francis Douce to Thomas Kerrich, 1817.

Dates

  • Written in A.D. 1808-1833 by F. Douce

Extent

60 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Douce d. 18, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Douce d. 18

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19668

Abstract

Twenty-six letters from Francis Douce to sir Henry Ellis

Biographical / Historical

Francis Douce (1757-1834) was an antiquary. Sir Henry Ellis (1777-1855) was a diplomat.

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. 35153

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought at a Sotheby sale on July 21, 1910 (lot 254).

Additions: Bought, R. Atkinson, autumn cat. (1937), 30.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

9 3/4 × 7 7/8 in.
Title
Twenty-six letters from Francis Douce to sir Henry Ellis
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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