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A copy of a letter from 'R. B.'

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MS. Top. Oxon d. 5
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A copy of a letter from 'R. B.' about the rights of the Crown and the University of Oxford to visit University college, in connexion with the disputed election of Thomas Cockman as master of that society in 1722. This letter maintains the rights of the Crown, and is dated March 26, 1728.


  • Creation: Written in or soon after A.D. 1728


12 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon d. 5, fols. 1-2].

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MS. Top. Oxon d. 5

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20542


A copy of a letter from 'R. B.'

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. 30787

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired by The Bodleian Library in 1890.

Physical Facet

On paper


12 × 7 1/2 in.

A copy of a letter from 'R. B.'
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom