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'The double Chronological Spiral of Events. Written by James Ferguson...'

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MS. Eng. hist. f. 2

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'The double Chronological Spiral of Events. Written by James Ferguson, July 9th, 1776--in the 66 year of his Age', a valueless list of some events from the Creation to the death of sir Isaac Newton in 1727, in two opposite concentric spirals. There are also a few notes on Old Testament prophecies.

Dates

  • Written in A.D. 1776 by J. Ferguson

Extent

1 volume

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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

MS. Eng. hist. f. 2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20374

Abstract

'The double Chronological Spiral of Events. Written by James Ferguson...'

Biographical / Historical

James Ferguson (1710-1776) was an astronomer.

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. 30484

Immediate Source of Acquisition

'E donis W. H. Bliss' about 1860-70. Referenced in 1887.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

one leaf about 5 × 3 1/4 in. in a glazed frame 5 3/4 × 4 in., the whole in a padded wood and cloth box, 6 3/4 × 5 in.
Title
'The double Chronological Spiral of Events. Written by James Ferguson...'
Status
Completed
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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