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Manuscripts from the Collection of A.W. Turner


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Manuscripts from the collection of A.W. Turner, consisting of:

  1. Recipe book of Isabella Pease, 1759, containing culinary, medical and household recipes
  2. Volume of essays, verse, letters and prayers, entitled 'Miscellany philosophical and moral. John Boston. Oct. 6. 1783'
  3. Incomplete legal treatise on conveyancing, early 19th century
  4. File of documents relating to the suit Derra v. Dawson and others, in the Queen's Bench, 1852, concerning the Hungarian imposter, Baroness von Beck
  5. Anonymous treatise on the revelation of Jesus Christ, with incomplete account of theological symbols, late 19th century


  • Creation: 18th-19th century


0.37 Linear metres (5 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. c. 449, fols. 1-2].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. c. 449-450, e. 589, f. 397; Eng. th. c. 75

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 11095


Manuscripts from the Collection of A.W. Turner

Biographical / Historical

Arthur W. Turner of Brighton, Sussex.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The manuscripts were given to the Library by Perry's of Brighton, estate agents, through the British Records Association in 1966.

Manuscripts from the Collection of A.W. Turner
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
EAD version 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom