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'An Account of the Visit of ... the Prince Regent, the Emperor of Russia...'

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MS. Top. Oxon c. 1

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'An Account of the Visit of ... the Prince Regent, the Emperor of Russia, the King of Russia, Prince Blucher, etc., etc., to the University and City of Oxford, June, 1814': written in an inflated style (beg. 'The period so long looked forward to'), and quite different from the two printed accounts.

It is unfinished, ending with a description of the conferment of the freedom of the city. (fols. 35-end are blank) Two engravings are inserted.

Dates

  • Written in A.D. 1814

Extent

63 Leaves

Language of Materials

In English

Preferred Citation

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

MS. Top. Oxon c. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20534

Overview

'An Account of the Visit of ... the Prince Regent, the Emperor of Russia...'

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. 30774

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired by The Bodleian Library in 1890.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

12 5/8 × 9 3/4 in.
Title
'An Account of the Visit of ... the Prince Regent, the Emperor of Russia...'
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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