Copy in an unidentified hand of Hugh Blair, 'Lectures on rhetorick', containing thirty eight lectures.
Copy of Hugh Blair, 'Lectures on rhetorick'
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- ReferenceGB 161 MS. Eng. misc. d. 716/1-2
- Dates of Creation[? 1770s]
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description2 shelfmarks
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Administrative / Biographical History
Hugh Blair (1718-1800) was a Church of Scotland minister and professor of Rhetoric. 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.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).
The copy was bought from Hofmann & Freeman in 1972.
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. 45514-15.