Manuscript copy of Sir John Bickerton Williams, Memoirs of the life, character, and writings of Sir Matthew Hale (London, 1835) with many deletions and emendations in the author's hand, used by the printer.
Copy of Sir John Bickerton Williams, Memoirs of the life, character, and writings of Sir Matthew Hale
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Eng. hist. d. 281-2
- Dates of Creation1835
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description2 shelfmarks
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Sir John Bickerton Williams (1792-1855) was a nonconformist. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Conditions Governing Access
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).
The copy was bought from Knight, Frank & Rutley in 1968.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 40203-4.