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Miscellaneous letters acquired at various times

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MS. Autogr. d. 4

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Miscellaneous letters acquired at various times, among which are:
  1. Fol. 1. Letter from dr. George Hickes, Oct. 17, 1685, given by mrs. A. J. Evans on Jan. 12, 1887, see after no. 29770
  2. Fol. 3. Draft of a letter from T. Hearne, Nov. 16, 1730, imperfect: 'bought from miss Jessie Rowdon 28. 7. 1894'
  3. Fol. 4. Letter from T. Warton, Aug. 16, 1773, 'bought.. 3. 4. 95 from Miss Simms, Bushey Park, Budleigh Salterton'
  4. Fol. 6. Letter from dr. Samuel Johnson to mrs. Thrale, Oct. 31, 1778, given by the rev. A. Clark, Oct. 30, 1890, see after no. 30137
  5. Fol. 13. Letter from Henry Grattan, March 8, 1806, given by col. Kemmis, Dec. 5, 1891, cf. fol. 9
  6. Fol. 22. Letter from T. F. Dibdin, March 7, 1818, 'bought.. from Miss Swann, Sept. 1893'
  7. Fol. 26. Latin letter from J. F. Boissonade to dean Gaisford, Sept. 1, 1819
  8. Fol. 28. Letter from P. Elmsley, June 14, 1821, bought in 1893
  9. Fol. 28. Letter from the hon. George Canning, May 30, 1827, bought in 1893
  10. Fol. 35. Letter from the duke of Wellington, Sept. 25, 1834, given by dr. I. Brunel, March 13, 1895
  11. Fol. 38. Letter from J. Payne Collier, Dec. 31, 1834, bought in 1893
  12. Fol. 42. Note from mrs. Siddons, the actress, n.d., bought in 1893
  13. Fol. 43. Letter from sir H. W. Acland, May 10, 1847, 'given 3. 3. 1891 by Spencer Geo. Perceval'
  14. Fol. 46. Two letters from John Conington, Feb. 3, 1855, and Feb. 4, 1861, the latter given by the rev. C. W. Boase on Dec. 6, 1894
  15. Fol. 58. Two letters from card. Newman, Nov. 17, 1867, and Apr. 20, 1875, bought in 1891 and 1889
Additions: (fols. 78-81) Guard-book of letters, including letters of: (fols. 78-9) Thomas Percy, 1769; (fols. 80-1) Mary of Modena, n.d.

Additions: two undated letters from David Garrick to George Steevens (fols. 72, 74), both presented by mrs. M. G. P. Stonhouse on Aug. 30, 1913.

Dates

  • Written in A.D. 1685-1885

Extent

72 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Autogr. d. 4, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Autogr. d. 4

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20348

Overview

Miscellaneous letters acquired at various times

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. 30424

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired by The Bodleian Library in 1890.

Additions: Bought, P. J. & A. E. Dobell, cat. 62 (1926), 268 and 215.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

10 3/8 × 8 5/8 in.
Title
Miscellaneous letters acquired at various times
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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