John Rowe: Notebook

Scope and Content

Pocket book, Riders (1701) British Merlin: bedekt with many delightful varieties, and useful verities.. made and compiled for his country's benefit, by Cardanus Riders, London, 1701, calf bound. The notebook contains mostly notes on religious works, running from the back, but also a few pages of personal and family notes, expenses, distances from Durham of towns to London, and legal notes.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Rowe (1646-1722), Sidney Sussex College 1663-7; Lincoln's Inn, 1667-74; barrister, Durham. Rowe appears in Venn, Alumni Cantabrigienses, as 'John Raw'.

Access Information

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

Acquisition Information

Purchased 1991.


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

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