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Two Commonplace Books of J. Stockdale Hardy (of Leicester?)


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Two Commonplace Books of J. Stockdale Hardy (of Leicester?), consisting chiefly of historical and political extracts from the Gentleman's Magazine and other printed works from 1824 to 1828, and from 1828 to 1834. Each volume has an index, and a printed paper in the first suggests that it was owned in 1848 by R. C. Nichols.


  • Creation: Written in A.D. 1824-1834 by J. S. Hardy


0.10 Linear metres (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. e. 32, fols. 1-2].

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MSS. Eng. misc. e. 32-33

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20596


Two Commonplace Books of J. Stockdale Hardy (of Leicester?)

Biographical / Historical

J. Stockdale Hardy (fl. 1824-1834) (of Leicester?).

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. VI, nos. 30509-30510.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

'Found among the duplicates, 1897.'

Two Commonplace Books of J. Stockdale Hardy (of Leicester?)
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Repository Details

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