Sir Frederic Madden: Notes of Manuscripts in the Collegiate Libraries of Cambridge, 1841-1846

Scope and Content

Including notes on the following MSS.: Gonville and Caius 1072, 175; Trinity R.3.19-21; University Library Ll.4.14; Corpus Christi 45, 50, 80, 91; Jesus Q.I.8 (?); St John's B.6, C.9, K.26, F.18. fo. i: (signed) F. Madden / April 1838'. fo. iiv: '397-1873 / B. Quaritch' (in another hand). fos 47v-9, 54-86: blank. From the title page (fo. ii) Madden's original intention seems to have been to include MSS. from Oxford and elsewhere.

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Acquisition Information

Purchased of Bernard Quaritch, 23 Sep. 1873 (397).

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