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Miscellaneous English letters

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MS. Eng. misc. c. 1
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Miscellaneous English letters, among which are the following:

  1. Fol. 7. Two from John Britton, 1830-40
  2. Fol. 13a. From Thomas Carte, Nov. 21, 1732, bought from J. Pearson & Co. on Dec. 7, 1887, for 10s.
  3. Fol. 14. Parts of two, with signatures, by 'J. W. Natal', i.e. bp. Colenso, about 1870-5 (?)
  4. Fol. 19. From bp. John Fell, Jan. 10, about 1680
  5. Fol. 26. Two from dr. C. A. Heurtley, 1858-9
  6. Fol. 31. Three from 'J. P. Manchester', i.e. bp. Lee, 1863-6
  7. Fol. 39. From the rev. prof. John E. B. Mayor, Apr. 25, (1859?)
  8. Fol. 43. From Nikodēmos patriarch of Jerusalem to the Convocation of the University of Oxford, Aug. 12, 1887, in Greek, with the patriarchal seal
  9. Fol. 46b. From Walter Horatio Pater, Nov. 13, 1887
  10. Fol. 75. From James Thomson, the poet, July 24, 1749, bought from miss E. Taylor on Sept. 3, 1887, for 5s.; (fol. 82) From Joseph Warton, May 9, 1779
  11. Fol. 85. From Thomas Warton, July 27, 1789
  12. Fol. 89. From dr. H. Wellesley, March 12, 1859
  13. Fol. 99. From bp. Christopher Wordsworth, Aug. 28, 1855

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  • Creation: Written in the 17th-19th century


104 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. c. 1, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Eng. misc. c. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20379


Miscellaneous English letters

Biographical / Historical

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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. 30489

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bound and referenced in 1887.

Physical Facet

On paper


12 1/8 × 9 1/4 in.

Miscellaneous English letters
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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