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Some speculations (incomplete) on ancient methods of measuring time

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MS. Eng. th. e. 13

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Some speculations (incomplete) on ancient methods of measuring time, especially among the Jews. On fol. 6v rev. is a draft (?) letter from the writer of the speculations, 'J. H.', to Peter (?) Prattinton (B. Med. 1797), then a candidate for the Radcliffe Travelling Fellowship at Oxford.

(fols. 7-end are blank)

Dates

  • Written about A.D. 1795

Extent

32 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. th. e. 13, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. th. e. 13

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20403

Abstract

Some speculations (incomplete) on ancient methods of measuring time

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

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. 30525

Immediate Source of Acquisition

'Found among the "trash"', and referenced in 1892.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

8 1/2 × 6 5/8 in.
Title
Some speculations (incomplete) on ancient methods of measuring time
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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