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Society of Antiquaries. 'Memoirs towards an History of the Antiquarian Society’ by William Stukeley

Reference code
MSS/0266
Title
Society of Antiquaries. 'Memoirs towards an History of the Antiquarian Society’ by William Stukeley
Date
1752
Level of description
item
Extent and format
Paper; ff. iii + 24. Folio. Cloth, brown.
Scope and content
Memoirs towards an History of the Antiquarian Society' (fol. 1), by William Stukeley, Sec. SA. Mostly relating to the Elizabethan Society of Antiquaries, with obits (fols. 22v-3v) of antiquaries, 1623-1751. Copied by Joseph Ames, Sec. SA from SAL/MS/11; 1752. Read by Stukeley at a meeting on St George's day, 23 Apr. 1752 (fol. 1; Minute Book VII, fol. 14v). Note by Stukeley (fol. ii) 'Copyed by Mr Ames from mine, with Additions'. Joseph Ames also copied the Minutes, 1717-51 (now BL Egerton MSS 1041-2). Text copied within an oblong area marked on the versos and accompanied by marginal notes. Unrelated fragment of a draft letter, fol. 24a.
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/266