Copies of about 120 letters from bp. Edmund Gibson to bp. William Nicholson
Copies of about 120 letters from bp. Edmund Gibson (d. 1748) to bp. William Nicholson, 1702-1704, 1712-1724, with notes by bp. Percy, for whom they were probably copied, and others: a list of the latter portion is at p. 57.
- Creation: written in the second half of the 18th century
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. A. 269, pp. 1-2]
MS. Add. A. 269
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 19047
Copies of about 120 letters from bp. Edmund Gibson to bp. William Nicholson, written in the second half of the 18th century.
Biographical / Historical
Edmund Gibson (bap.1669-1748) was bishop 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. 29388.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought at the Percy sale, April 29, 1884 (lot 253) for 5s.
9 7/8 × 7 3/4 in.
- Copies of about 120 letters from bp. Edmund Gibson to bp. William Nicholson
- EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
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