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Original letters and papers relating to the meeting of some of the clergy in St. Martin's Library [London]

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MS. Add. A. 266

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'Original letters and papers relating to the meeting of some of the clergy in St. Martin's Library [London] to consider how far it wd be proper to address the Bishops etc. for revising the Liturgy, etc. etc.': collected by bp. Percy, who wrote the above title.

The papers include one letter from dr. Henry Owen, Dec. 26, 1770, and four from dr. Beilby Porteous, 1772-1773, all addressed to bp. Percy.

(fols. 20-end) are blank.

Dates

  • written in A.D. 1770-1773

Extent

28 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. A. 266, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. A. 266

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19045

Abstract

Original letters and papers relating to the meeting of some of the clergy in St. Martin's Library [London], written in A.D. 1770-1773.

Biographical / Historical

Henry Owen (1716–1795) was a Church of England clergyman and biblical scholar.

Beilby Porteous (1731-1809) was Bishop of Chester and of London.

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. V, no. 29385.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought at the Percy sale, April 29, 1884 (lot 305), for 4s.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

9 3/4 × 8 3/8 in.
Title
Original letters and papers relating to the meeting of some of the clergy in St. Martin's Library [London]
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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