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'Voiage ď Angleterre, 1784'

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MS. Add. A. 101

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'Voiage ď Angleterre, 1784':
  1. A rather later title on fol. 1 states that these scattered notes on antiquities preserved in England are by 'l'abbé Bertrand Capmartin de Chaupy, Docteur de Sorbonne.'
  2. The Abbé visited the British Museum (fol. 3v, etc.)
  3. the Towneley Collection (fol. 3v, etc.), private coin collections, and the like
  4. He also describes Stonehenge (fol. 23)
  5. At fol. 44 are some addresses of friends

Dates

  • Written in A.D. 1784 in England by B. Capmartin

Extent

46 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • French

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. A. 101, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. A. 101

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20178

Abstract

'Voiage ď Angleterre, 1784'

Biographical / Historical

B. Capmartin (fl. 1784).

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. 30164

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Perhaps acquired in 1869: at any rate bound and placed at about that date.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

9 1/2 × 7 1/2 in.
Title
'Voiage ď Angleterre, 1784'
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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