Works of Jeremy Collier

Scope and Content

Works of Jeremy Collier, transcribed mainly from printed sources, by William Emmett, 1731-2, consisting of:  

  • 'Dr Sherlock's case of allegiance considered with some remarks upon his vindicatrion', 1691
  • Transcripts of essays and verse

Administrative / Biographical History

Jeremy Collier (1650-1726) was a nonjuror. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

The works were bought from Francis Norman in 1947.


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. 40169-70.