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Miscellaneous English letters and other papers

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MS. Eng. misc. c. 75
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Miscellaneous English letters and other papers, chiefly of the second half of the 17th and the 18th centuries, collected by Charles E. Doble. The principal contents are:

  1. Fol. 4. 'Ad defensorem suum [Joh. Seldenum] Protrepticon Richardi Iamesii Anglo-Vectensis', a short autograph Latin poem, beg. 'Dum lapides lapides'
  2. Fol. 5. 'Notes from Doctor [Thomas] Gale', in Latin (endorsement in the hand of Samuel Pepys)
  3. Fol. 6. letter from dr. Edw. Pococke to dr. Arthur Charlett, Feb. 10, 1671
  4. Fol. 8. power of attorney signed and sealed by sir William Temple, Sept. 11, 1680
  5. Fol. 10. copies of Latin inscriptions at Bath and Winchester by Samuel Gale
  6. Fol. 12. letter from sir Thomas Clarges about the charter of the city of Oxford, July 5, 1684, from mr. Wm. Upcott's collections
  7. Fol. 14. from dr. Thomas Smith, March 10, 1698/9
  8. Fol. 18. from Charles Boyle, earl of Orrery, Apr. 1, [1703]
  9. Fol. 20. from John Hudson, Bodley's Librarian, Aug. 30, 1708
  10. Fol. 22. from Thomas Hearne, Oct. 17, 1716
  11. Fol. 29. from dr. Richard Rawlinson to dr. A. C. Ducarel Aug. 6, 1743
  12. Fol. 30. from William Bowyer to Edw. Rowe Mores with gift of Anglo-Saxon type to the Oxford University Press, Dec. 4, 1753, cp. fol. 38
  13. Fol. 33. from dr. Browne Willis to dr. Ducarel, Feb. 8, 1754
  14. Fol. 34. from Francis Wise to the same, June 5, 1757
  15. Fol. 35. from R[ichard] Berenger to Robert Dodsley, Jan. 1, 1758
  16. Fol. 40. about twenty letters from dr. Nathan Wetherell of University college, Thomas Nowell, principal of St. Mary hall, and Daniel Prince, Oxford bookseller, to William Strahan, 1766-82
  17. Fol. 82. letter from Mark Noble, Oct. 18, 1796
  18. Fol. 94. from Robert Stewart, viscount Castlereagh, Dec. 12, 1805
  19. Fol. 96. from William Seward to William Melmoth, undated (fol. 96)
  20. Fol. 98. from dr. Charles Burney, July 15, 1807
  21. Fol. 99. from dr. Bulkeley Bandinel, Bodley's Librarian, Aug. 5, 1821
  22. Fol. 103. 'original letters and MSS. of the rev. Thomas Moss and his family', 1714-98: at fol. 123 is an abstract of title of premises in Wolverhampton belonging to him


  • Creation: Written in the 17th-19th century


124 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. c. 75, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Eng. misc. c. 75

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19792


Miscellaneous English letters and other papers

Biographical / Historical

Charles E. Doble (fl. 1880-1900).

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. 36884

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given, by mrs. C. E. Doble, Feb. 26, 1915.

Physical Facet

On paper


13 3/8 × 9 in.

Miscellaneous English letters and other papers
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Weston Library
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