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Naval log-books

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MS. Add. C. 213
Held at the Weston Library

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Naval log-books, etc.:

  1. (fol. 1). 'An Establishment of the Numbers of Menn and of the ... Gunns ...' proposed for the Navy, drawn up in accordance with an order of March 16, 1673/4, giving the names of the ships and minute details about their crews and armament, in four series.
  2. (fol. 10). 'A gurnoll keptt by Thomas Applewhaite, master of His Magestes Hiered Ship the Agvstine ...' June 6, 1672-Apr. 9, 1674, about the English coast.
  3. (fol. 37). A log kept on board one of the ships of the royal Navy, Dec. 2, 1672-Mar. 17, 1673/4, apparently in the West Indies.
  4. (fol. 101). 'The Jornall off our uiage in bis Maiestes frigott the Henrietta...', Apr. 18, 1673-Nov. 27, 1675, about the English and western Mediterranean coasts.
  5. (fol. 132). A log kept 'In the Ship Hannibal ... ', June 12, 1689-May 6, 1691, by Jonathan Mayllam, about the English coast, the Canaries and Elsinore.


  • Creation: made up of five MSS. written in 1672-1691


178 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. C. 213, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Add. C. 213

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19867


Naval log-books, made up of five MSS. written in 1672-1691.

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Applewhaite (fl. 1672-1674).

Jonathan Mayllam (fl. 1689-1691).

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. 29424.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from J. Salkeld (catal. 209, no. 181) on Feb. 19, 1884, for £1 10s.

Physical Facet

On paper


15 1/4 × 10 7/8 in.

Naval log-books
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom