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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-33:134
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  270 x 188mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
Attachment:  stamp
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a - 2b
Language:  English
Place:  Oxford
Date:  1812-05-11
Short summary:  Reading prize compositions. Inedited English and French texts on heroic subjects (John Chandos, poem on the Siege of Rouen). Society of Antiqaries membership expensive. The British Bibliographer. "Black Letter Gentlemen"
Person:  Conybeare, John Josias, 1779 (London)-1824 (Blackheath), Geologist, Clergyman, Professor, Antiquary, author
Person:  Ellis, Henry, Sir, 1777 (London)-1869 (London), Librarian, Antiquarian, addressee
Person:  Bliss, Philip, 1787 (Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire)-1857 (Oxford), Book collector, Antiquary, person referred to
Person:  Brydges, Samuel Egerton, Sir 1st Baronet, 1762 (Wootton)-1837 (Genève), Writer, Genealogist, person referred to
Person:  Chandos, John, Sir, -1370, Soldier, Administrator, person referred to
Person:  Dibdin, Thomas Frognall, 1776 (Calcutta)-1847 (London), Bibliographer, person referred to
Person:  Elmham, Thomas, 1364-1427?, Historian, Prior, person referred to
Person:  Haslewood, Joseph, 1769 (Westminster)-1833 (Kensington), Bibliographer, Antiquary, person referred to
Person:  Hearne, Thomas, 1678? (White Waltham, Berkshire)-1735 (Oxford), Antiquary, Diarist, person referred to
Person:  Konig, Charles Dietrich Eberhard, 1774-1851 (London), Botanist, Mineralogist, person referred to
Person:  Warton, Thomas, 1728 (Basingstoke)-1790 (Oxford), Poet, Historian, person referred to
Person:  Whitaker, Thomas Dunham, 1759 (East Raynham, Norfolk)-1821 (Blackburn), Topographer, Antiquary, person referred to
Person:  Alexander, William, 1767 (Maidstone, Kent)-1816 (Maidstone, Kent), Museum curator, Artist, person referred to ?
Person:  Barber, Joseph Vincent, 1788-1838 (Roma), Painter, person referred to ?
Person:  Conybeare, William Daniel, 1787 (London)-1857 (Itchenstoke, Hampshire), Geologist, Clergyman, Dean of Llandaff, person referred to ?
Person:  Douce, Francis, 1757 (London)-1834 (London), Collector, Antiquary, person referred to ?
Person:  Dyson, Charles, 1788 (Acton, Middlesex)-1860 (Dogmersfield, Hampshire), Clergyman, University teacher, person referred to ?
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Langland, William, Visio Willi de Petro Plouhman, item Visiones ejusdem Dowel, Dobet, et Dobest ... Ed. by Thomas Dunham Whitaker. London, 1813. (Book)
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Worcester College Library (Institution)
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Bodleian Library (Institution)
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Siege of Rouen (Book)
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  The British Bibliographer (Serial)
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Warton, Thomas, The history of English poetry. 1-3. 1774-1781. (Book)
COMMENTS
Comments:  "The Davies' " are Conybeare's in-laws. "Wm" has been assumed to be C:s brother and "Mr D" to be Francis Douce, because of the quip on his name. But Douce already lived in London.
IMAGES
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