Hornby, Charles

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

A copy from 1701 of The originall & progress of Mahometanism supposedly written, c1673, by Henry Stubbe (or Stubs). The manuscript also contains An epistle from Achmet Benabdalba a learned Moor concerning the Xtian religion .

Administrative / Biographical History

No information was available at the time of compilation.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to the items in the collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the controlled environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room Uncatalogued material may not be seen. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Archivist's Note

Separated Material

The Bodleian Library, Oxford University, holds an annotated copy of Henry Stubbs' Account of the rise and progress of Mahometanism , (Ref: MS Eng misc c309).

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

Custodial History

The manuscript bears the bookplate of the Rev. John Disney, D. D. whose property was sold at Sotheby's in 1817. A gift of New College, Hampstead, 1960.