Extracts from Voltaire, 1760, and from Hume on English history

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Scope and Content

Comprises notes on some of the salient events in mainly English history from Ethelred to Queen Anne, extracted from a translation of Voltaire's writings, with notes on China and Charlemagne's time on f. 1, followed on ff. 16-17 by similar notes extracted from Hume's writings on some selected events from Richard III's days to those of James II

Administrative / Biographical History

The compiler of these extracts is unknown

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Purchased at Sotheby's on 17 November 1981


In English