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Composite volume

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Composite volume
17th - 19th century
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Composite volume, arranged for binding by Charles Spencer Perceval, FSA. Contains some complete manuscripts and portions of others from the bundles of unbound papers as numbered in Ellis (1816). Contents (foliated throughout) as follows:- MSS/0175 (fols. 1-31); MSS/0184 (fols. 32-56); MSS/0189/bis (fols. 57-74, 119-34); MSS/0195 (fols. 75-112); MSS/0190/bis (fols. 113-18, 137-41, 164-93); MSS/0185 (fols. 135-6, 143-63). Contents list for the whole volume by Perceval, fol. ii; and covering notes for sections of the volume at interleaves, fols. iii, 32, 57, 75, 119, 137,142,164. Some of the sections include material derived from various bundles (see notes on interleaves and at top of pages throughout). Details of contents are given under the respective manuscript numbers in the catalogue.
Perceval, Charles Spencer (1829-1889), antiquary
Thorpe, John (1682-1750), antiquary
Thorpe, John (1715-1792), antiquary
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