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Copies of about 120 letters from bp. Edmund Gibson to bp. William Nicholson

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MS. Add. A. 269

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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.

Dates

  • written in the second half of the 18th century

Extent

114 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. A. 269, pp. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. A. 269

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19047

Abstract

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.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

9 7/8 × 7 3/4 in.
Title
Copies of about 120 letters from bp. Edmund Gibson to bp. William Nicholson
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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