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Letters from the rev. Robert Holmes

 Single Item
MS. Top. Oxon c. 205
Held at the Weston Library

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Letters from the rev. Robert Holmes, the Septuagint scholar, to his solicitor in the matter of the suit Franklin (v.) Holmes for Warpsgrove tithes, 1780-2.


  • Creation: Written in 1780-1782, chiefly by Robert Holmes


85 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon c. 205, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Top. Oxon c. 205

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19808


Letters from the rev. Robert Holmes

Biographical / Historical

Robert Holmes (1748-1805) was a biblical scholar.

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. 36935

Custodial History

Formerly MS. 20565 in sir Thomas PhiHipps' collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought as lot 929 in the Phillipps sale, June 9, 1899, by messrs. Parker of Oxford, from whom it was bought for the Library, April 17, 1915.

Physical Facet

On paper


12 3/4 × 8 3/8 in.

Letters from the rev. Robert Holmes
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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