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Miscellaneous papers

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MS. Add. D. 75
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Miscellaneous papers:

  1. Fol. 1. A Latin translation by William Bedwell (signed and dated Oct. 26, 1611) of an Arabic receipt by Ahmed Aby for '400 sultanees of gold', taken in lieu of a slave, London, March 16, 1610/1: with a Latin dissertation on the dating of the deed, imperfect
  2. Fol. 2. A Latin letter from Nectarius, archbp. of Achrida (Okhrida) to sir Robert Cecil secretary of state, begging for alms from the queen's attendants, about 1605
  3. Fol. 3. A safe-conduct from the Czar Michael Feodorovich to Arthur Johnson and his two nephews to return from Moscow to England, Moscow, Dec. 19, 1626 ('7135'), in Russian, with the Czar's seal
  4. Fol. 5v. A letter of thanks from Maria Antonius de Verona to the university of Cambridge for help, Dec. 17, 1619 (?), in Hebrew and Latin
  5. Fol. 7v. A safe-conduct from Leopold i emperor of Germany to Edward Browne to return to England, Vienna, Oct. 26, 1669, in Latin, with seal


  • Creation: Written in the 17th century


9 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin
  • Russian
  • Hebrew

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. D. 75, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Add. D. 75

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20319


Miscellaneous papers

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

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. 30305

Immediate Source of Acquisition

These separate papers, which had no doubt been in the Library a considerable time, were bound and referenced not later than 1880.

Physical Facet

On paper


17 1/8 × 11 1/2 in.

Miscellaneous papers
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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