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'A Narrative of some Transactions in the Chapter of Salisbury...'

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MS. Top. Wilts e. 2

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'A Narrative of some Transactions in the Chapter of Salisbury between ... 1771 & 1789, with letters & papers ... and an expostulatory Address to the ... Bishop of Salisbury, by Wm Bowles Esqr of Heale in Wiltshire', about elections of canons residentiary.

A letter to the bishop printed by Bowles in 1790 announces the speedy publication of this Narrative, but it does not seem to have been actually issued.

Dates

  • Written in A.D. 1790 by W. Bowles

Extent

122 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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

MS. Top. Wilts e. 2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20569

Abstract

'A Narrative of some Transactions in the Chapter of Salisbury...'

Biographical / Historical

William Bowles (1762-1850) was Canon of Salisbury, poet and an antiquary.

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. 30817

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired by The Bodleian Library in 1890.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

8 1/4 × 6 1/2 in.
Title
'A Narrative of some Transactions in the Chapter of Salisbury...'
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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