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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-54:022
Type of object:  picture
Dimensions:  347 x 216mm
Extent:  1 fol.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 1 of 4
Type of element:  portrait
Extent:  1a
Language:  English
Place:  s.l.
Date:  1753
Short summary:  Portrait, head and shoulders, of William Whiston. B. Wilson Fecit 1753.
Person:  Wilson, Benjamin, 1721 (Leeds)-1788 (London), Man of science, Painter, artist
Person:  Whiston, William, 1667 (Norton-juxta-Twycross, Leicestershire)-1752 (Lyndon, Rutland), Natural philosopher, Theologian, portrayed
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 2 of 4
Type of element:  receipt
Extent:  1a
Language:  English
Place:  s.l.
Date:  1745-09-26
Short summary:  Signed receipt for payment for edition of Dr. Prideaux's Connection of the Old and New Testament compleated ...
Person:  Whiston, William, 1667 (Norton-juxta-Twycross, Leicestershire)-1752 (Lyndon, Rutland), Natural philosopher, Theologian, author
Person:  Stukeley, William, 1687 (Holbeach, Lincolnshire)-1765 (Bloomsbury), Natural philosopher, Antiquary, addressee
Person:  Prideaux, Humphrey, 1648 (Padstow, Cornwall)-1724 (Norwich), Author, Dean of Norwich, person referred to
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 3 of 4
Type of element:  note/-s
Extent:  1a
Language:  English
Place:  s.l.
Date:  1747? (around)
Short summary:  Very short note with references to the Bible (1 & 2 Pet.), and to the Jews. "Willi: Whiston ex dono auctoris. S. C."
Person:  Collet, Samuel, fl. 1747, Physician, Religious writer, author
Person:  Whiston, William, 1667 (Norton-juxta-Twycross, Leicestershire)-1752 (Lyndon, Rutland), Natural philosopher, Theologian, addressee
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 4 of 4
Type of element:  note/-s
Extent:  1a
Language:  English
Place:  s.l.
Short summary:  Biographical note on William Whiston (from Nichols?).
Person:  Whiston, William, 1667 (Norton-juxta-Twycross, Leicestershire)-1752 (Lyndon, Rutland), Natural philosopher, Theologian, person referred to
COMMENTS
Comments:  A portrait of William Whiston, a receipt signed by him, and a note from Samuel Collet to Whiston, are mounted on a stiffer paper, to which the measurements refer. A biographical note on Whiston has been added to the above.
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