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, 1768-77).
Papers of Abraham Tucker
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Eng. misc. c. 261-4
- Dates of Creation18th century
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
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Administrative / Biographical History
Abraham Tucker (1705-1774) was a philosopher. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk).
The collection was given to the Library in 1939.
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. 43696-9.
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