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The journal or diary of dr. Daniel Wilson, bishop of Calcutta

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MS. Eng. misc. e. 9

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The journal or diary of dr. Daniel Wilson, bishop of Calcutta, entitled 'Private Memoranda, Vol. 3d from July 28th 1845 to [Dec. 27] 18[57], for the eye of my Children & of my Successor only, D. C.' This has been used for the rev. J. Bateman's Life of bishop Wilson. The two first volumes were chiefly in shorthand, and were apparently thrown away in 1886.

Dates

  • Written in A.D. 1845-1857 by bp. Wilson

Extent

340 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. e. 9, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. e. 9

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20126

Overview

The journal or diary of dr. Daniel Wilson, bishop of Calcutta

Biographical / Historical

Daniel Wilson (1778-1858) was Bishop of Calcutta.

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. 30125

Custodial History

Owned by the bishop's son, the rev. Daniel Wilson, whose armorial bookplate is in the volume, see a letter from his son, the rev. D. F. Wilson, March 3, 1890 (at fol. 337): bought in Oct. 1885 from mr. George Harding by R. F. B., who has written some notes.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased by the Bodleian at the Alexander Foote sale on Feb. 18, 1890 (lot 549), for £1 1s.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

7 3/4 × 5 1/8 in.
Title
The journal or diary of dr. Daniel Wilson, bishop of Calcutta
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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