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Twenty-one letters, chiefly on literary subjects, from Francis Douce to mr. Pinkerton of Paris

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MS. Douce d. 2

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Twenty-one letters, chiefly on literary subjects, from Francis Douce to mr. Pinkerton of Paris, 1788 (one) and 1818-1823: with one (fol. 48) from Douce to sir Francis Palgrave, Apr. 17, 1833.

Dates

  • written in A.D. 1788-1834 by F. Douce

Extent

59 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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

MS. Douce d. 2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20313

Abstract

Twenty-one letters, chiefly on literary subjects, from Francis Douce to mr. Pinkerton of Paris, written in A.D. 1788-1834 by F. Douce.

Biographical / Historical

Francis Douce (1757–1834) was an antiquary and collector.

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. 29903.

Custodial History

From the Thibaudean collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from mr. Thibaudeau's trustee on Oct. 10, 1889, for £5 10s.: see letters at fols. 4, 6.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

10 1/8 × 8 5/8 in.
Title
Twenty-one letters, chiefly on literary subjects, from Francis Douce to mr. Pinkerton of Paris
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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