Manuscript letter, c1650-c1700 from a father to his son who wishes to make a voyage to the Levant and stay at Aleppo, imparting religious and moral advice, with philosophical reflections.
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- ReferenceGB 96 MS 144
- Dates of Creationc1650-c1700
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 volume containing 56 leaves
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Part of the Goldsmith's Library of Economic Literature, initially collected by Herbert Somerton Foxwell and presented by the Goldsmith's Company to the University of London in 1903.
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Manuscript quarto. Bound in half-calf by [George] Bretherton, 1848.
Compiled by Sarah Smith as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.
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This manuscript was part of the collection of Sir Thomas Phillipps, 1st Baronet (1792-1872) as MS 11074, and was bought by Herbert Somerton Foxwell at the Phillipps sale, Sotheby's, 19 Jun 1893.