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Papers relating to the formation of the library of Christopher lord Hatton

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MS. Bodl. 878

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Papers relating to the formation of the library of Christopher lord Hatton (d. 1670), 1646-9, including lists of books offered to or purchased by him, both in England and France, letters to him, bills, etc.: among which are:
  1. Fol. 7. A letter from Jeremy Stephens, June 28, 1647
  2. Fols. 10, 11, 13, 22. Four letters from Peter Gunning, perhaps drafts, 1647
  3. Fol. 9. Heads of inquiry about the public records of France, apparently in sir W. Dugdale's hand
  4. Fol. 24v. A letter from Rich. Wiseman, Oct. 2 (O. S.), 1648
  5. There are several papers by J. C. (see fol. 15), and at fol. 87v a list of prices for binding in particular styles at Paris, Jan. 31, 1649
(fols. 58-83 are blank: fols. 85-6 bear later writing)

Dates

  • Written chiefly in A.D. 1646-1649

Extent

87 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Bodl. 878, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Bodl. 878

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20353

Overview

Papers relating to the formation of the library of Christopher lord Hatton

Biographical / Historical

Sir Christopher Hatton (1540-1591) was Lord Chancellor.

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. 30433

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This volume seems to have been first referenced about 1800.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

11 3/8 × 7 1/2 in.
Title
Papers relating to the formation of the library of Christopher lord Hatton
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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