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Letter from Humphrey Owen, Bodley's Librarian, to Richard Rawlinson

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MS. Don. e. 28

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Letter from Humphrey Owen, Bodley's Librarian, to [Richard Rawlinson], with a typed transcript. The reply is Bodl., MS. Rawl. c. 989, fols. 166-7.

16 pages and (typescript) 5 leaves

Dates

  • 1751

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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MS. Don. e. 28

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16991

Abstract

Letter from Humphrey Owen, Bodley's Librarian, to Richard Rawlinson

Biographical / Historical

Humphrey Owen (1701/2-1768) was Bodley's librarian between 1747 until his death in 1768. Richard Rawlinson (1690-1755) was a topographer and bishop of the nonjuring Church of England.

Custodial History

Endorsed 'Dr. Prices collection ...', perhaps John Price, Bodley's Librarian; owned by Mrs. Benedict Eyre; Sotheby's, 6 March 1939, lot 682.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by J. M. Osborn through the Friends of the Bodleian, 1939.
Title
Letter from Humphrey Owen, Bodley's Librarian, to Richard Rawlinson
Status
Published
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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