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A long autobiographical narrative written by William Fuller

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MS. Bodl. 259

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A long autobiographical narrative written by William Fuller, the impostor, in Newgate. At fol. 20 is his attested statement about it, dated Nov. 17, 1724: and at fol. i an undated petition from him that the chapel at Newgate might be restored and used. The fly-leaves are part of Thomas Rawlinson's catalogue of his own books.

Dates

  • Qritten in A.D. 1724 by W. Fuller

Extent

87 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Bodl. 259, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Bodl. 259

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20351

Overview

A long autobiographical narrative written by William Fuller

Biographical / Historical

William Fuller (c. 1670-1733) was an imposter.

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. 30431

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Probably a Rawlinson MS. from 1756, see MS. Bodl. 176.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

15 1/2 × 10 1/4 in.
Title
A long autobiographical narrative written by William Fuller
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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