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Applications for dispensations from the ordinary requirements for a degree at the university of Oxford

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MS. Top. Oxon c. 69

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Applications for dispensations from the ordinary requirements for a degree at the university of Oxford, made by George Cooper, registrar of the University, to sir Henry Watkins, secretary to the chancellor of the same, Dec. 30, 1721-Feb. 28, 1723/4: one (of Sept. 20, 1723, at fol. 141) is in the Vice-chancellor (dr. Robert Shippen's) hand. At fol. 55 is a draft letter of sir H. Watkins, June 5, 1722, cf. fol. 56.

There are about 200 applications in all.

Dates

  • chiefly written in A.D. 1721-1724 by G. Cooper

Extent

173 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon c. 69, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. Oxon c. 69

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20042

Overview

Applications for dispensations from the ordinary requirements for a degree at the university of Oxford, chiefly written in A.D. 1721-1724 by G. Cooper.

Biographical / Historical

George Cooper (d. 1737) was Registrar of the University of Oxford.

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. 29668.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought through Richard Sims (two letters from whom, March 22 and Dec. 10, 1886, are at fol. ii) at an auction in London (lot 138) on Dec. 13, 1886, for £1 5s.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

13 5/8 × 9 1/8 in.
Title
Applications for dispensations from the ordinary requirements for a degree at the university of Oxford
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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