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'Some writings belonging to Mr. Nicholas Buckeridge...'

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MS. Eng. hist. c. 63
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'Some writings belonging to Mr. Nicholas Buckeridge relating cheifly to Persian affairs during his stay at Gombroon [Bender Abbas] & his residence at Ispahaun', collected by his son, B[aynbrigge] Buckeridge, in 1713; including:

  1. Lists of prices of commodities in Persia and in England, 1658-9 (fols. 15, 34, 80)
  2. Directions for buying taffeta, diamonds and pearls (fols. 29, 66)
  3. Accounts kept by John Lewis at Ispahan in 1647-8 (fol. 35)
  4. Journals of, and instructions as to, voyages to Macassar in 1655-7 (fols. 43, 56), and to Mozambique in 1651 (fols. 51, 73)
  5. At fol. 84 is a list of contents of this MS. as well as of no. 36994 which was bound up with it until after it came into the Library, and some modern papers relating to Nicholas Buckeridge are at fol. 3
  6. A good impression of the seal of t e East India Company (whose agent Nicholas Buckeridge was) is at fol. 73
  7. There are documents in Dutch at fol. 58 and in Portuguese at fol. 61. No. 27766 is a similar volume


  • Creation: Written in 1647-1664


90 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. c. 63, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Eng. hist. c. 63

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19791


'Some writings belonging to Mr. Nicholas Buckeridge...'

Biographical / Historical

Nicholas Buckeridge (fl. 1647-1664).

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. 36883

Custodial History

Bought with no. 36994 in 1888 by J. Eliot Hodgkin, whose bookplate it bears: see Hist. MSS. Com., 15th report, appendix, pt. 2, p. 7.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased for the Bodleian from P. M. Barnard's catal. no. 104, art. 102, Sept. 20, 1915.

Physical Facet

On paper, lower part of leaves stained with damp


14 × 9 1/4 in.

'Some writings belonging to Mr. Nicholas Buckeridge...'
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