College Statutes.

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Manuscript copy of Edward Darby's Composition of 1536 and 1537. Signed 'Prestweyk' (not a Lincoln Fellow), presumably the clerk preparing the copy. Appears to be an 18th century volume and hand. Also contains two drafts of an oath by Charles Rose, Lincolnshire Fellow 1812-1836 (see p420 of VHH Green's The Commonwealth of Lincoln College). Note on pastedown similar to the hand of William Vesey, Fellow 1703-1755, noting the sum left in Rector Hutchins's will to the Subrector, Greek Lecturer, Moderators, Exhibitioners, Scholars and Bible Clerk yearly. Bookseller's label of H. G. Gadney, Bookseller, 3 Turl Street, Oxford with prices on pastedown in pencil, possibly indicating it was bought back by the College at a date around the turn of the 20th century.