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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

Language of Materials

  • English

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

Abstract

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
Published
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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