Scripture References

Scope and Content

A list of scriptural references, arranged for the whole Bible verse by verse, with a few verses omitted, 195 folios. There are occasional footnotes and other annotations. At fo. 176 are annotations to various passages from Genesis to Isaiah. Inside the front cover is 'John Bell' and 'G. Dav[id] 25/11/22'.

Administrative / Biographical History

A note on fo. 1 indicates that the book was written by a soldier during his imprisonment.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Purchased 1922.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids

Additional Manuscripts Catalogue.

Custodial History

A note on fo. i provides details of previous ownership: 'I bought it [the volume] off an old Bookstall in Leeds; there appears to be no erasure from the beginning to the end, it is a remarkable specimen of care, and diligence J[ohn] B[ell]'.

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