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Ten documents relating to the intended Jacobite rising in Oxford

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MS. Top. Oxon c. 164

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Ten documents relating to the intended Jacobite rising in Oxford, 1715, chiefly letters directed to viscount Townshend (i.e. Charles Townshend) secretary of state, not included in the calendar of the Historical MSS. Commission.

Dates

  • Written in 1715

Extent

28 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon c. 164, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. Oxon c. 164

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19711

Overview

Ten documents relating to the intended Jacobite rising in Oxford

Biographical / Historical

Charles Townshend (1674-1738) was 2nd Viscount Townshend and a statesman.

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. 35723

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Included in the sale of Townshend heirlooms, and bought from J. Tregaskis (catal. 720, art. 535), March 15, 1912.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

12 3/4 × 8 3/4 in.
Title
Ten documents relating to the intended Jacobite rising in Oxford
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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