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Topographical observations by John Pike Jones

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'Observations on the [southern parts of the] counties of Devon and Cornwall. Relating principally to their Scenery, Antiquities, and Natural History.' By the Rev. J. P. Jones, though his name does not seem to occur.

Devon occupies all MS. Top. gen. e. 4 and part of MS. Top. gen. e. 5, Cornwall commencing at fol. 24 of the latter. The excursions were after 1813, and probably about 1815, or perhaps rather later.

Dates

  • c.1815

Extent

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. MSS. Top. gen. e. 4, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Top. gen. e. 4-5

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19898

Abstract

Topographical observations by John Pike Jones, written about A.D. 1815 by J. P. Jones.

Biographical / Historical

John Pike Jones (1791–1857) was a political activist and antiquary.

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, nos. 29473-29474.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from S. Drayton & Sons (catal. 89, no. 928).

Related Materials

For the John Pike Jones manuscripts, see also MSS. Top. Devon d. 1-2, e. 1-6.
Title
Topographical observations by John Pike Jones
Status
Published
Author
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Date
EAD version 2020
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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