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Archive of Abraham Tucker

 Collection

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Fair copy by Abraham Tucker of his 'Pursuit of the light of nature', continued from vol. ii, ch. xxv by an amanuensis, with a title page in a third hand, as printed in vols. iv-vii of Edward Search [pseudonym of Abraham Tucker], The light of nature pursued (7 vols., London, 1768-1777).

Dates

  • 18th cent.

Extent

0.44 Linear metres (4 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. c. 261, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Eng. misc. c. 261-264

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13409

Abstract

Archive of Abraham Tucker

Biographical / Historical

Abraham Tucker (1705-1774) was a philosopher. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Custodial History

19th-cent. bookplate of the St. John-Mildmay family, baronets, of Dogmersfield, Hants.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was given to the Library by Richard Jennings in 1939.

Bibliography

  • See Scope and Content.
Title
Catalogue of the archive of Abraham Tucker
Status
Completed
Author
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Date
EAD version 2019
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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