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A summary Account of the Society of Doctors Commons

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MS. Top. London c. 1

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'A summary Account of the Society of Doctors Commons, by And. Coltee Ducarel, L.L.D., mdccliii', dedicated to sir George Lee: including biographical notes of the members, with index, and an account of the Court of Arches.

This copy was written out by a scribe and signed by dr. Ducarel, a letter from whom presenting the volume to sir G. Lee, dated Dec. 17, 1753, is at p. vii.

Dates

  • written in A.D. 1753

Extent

208 pages

Preferred Citation

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

MS. Top. London c. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20038

Overview

A summary Account of the Society of Doctors Commons, written in A.D. 1753.

Biographical / Historical

Andrew Coltée Ducarel (1713–1785) was a librarian and antiquary.

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. 29662.

Custodial History

'Hartwell Library: found in a box among the papers of the Rt. Hon. Sir George Lee, Kt., 1829.' With armorial bookplates of William Lee, esq., of Hartwell (18th century), and of sir William and the rev. sir George Lee, fourth and sixth baronets, of Hartwell (late 18th and early 19th century), and John Lee, esq., LL.D., F.R.S. (19th century).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought at the Hartley sale, second part, June 1, 1886 (lot 131), for £1 15s.

Physical Facet

On paper; binding, mottled leather with gold ornament, contemporary English work

Dimensions

12 1/2 × 8 1/8 in.
Title
A summary Account of the Society of Doctors Commons
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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