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Viner Papers

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Archive of Charles Viner, including:
  1. Notes of law cases, 1705-1744, mainly in shorthand, with names in longhand, and an index of cases in each volume, probably compiled for Viner
  2. Legal notes, extracts and transcripts from printed works and legal cases
  3. Legal papers and correspondence of Viner, ca 1680-1755

Dates

  • 17th-18th century

Extent

5.83 Linear metres (53 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Viner 1, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Viner 1-53

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13448

Abstract

Archive of Charles Viner (1678-1756)

Biographical / Historical

Charles Viner (1678-1756) was a legal writer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were deposited in the Library in 1860 and became the property of the Library in 1932.

Related Materials

The law library of Charles Viner is held by the Bodleian Law Library.
Title
Viner Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Date
EAD version 2020
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom