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The James Catalogue Of Western Manuscripts


  • Shelfmark: R.17.6
  • Manuscript Title: Documents Relating to Bishop John Hacket and Bishop's Hostel Accounts, 1677-82 and 1698
  • James Number: 992  View Printed Catalogue Entry
  • Date: Cent. xvii.
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  • Size (cms): 44.5 x 28.5
  • Support: Paper
  • Language: English
  • Century: 17th century
  • Folio: cir. 150 ff., 5 only written.
  • Collation: 
  • 1. A copy of a letter from Dr John Hacket, Bishop of Lichfield, to Dr Pearson, Master, dated 11 Aug. 1669, announcing a gift of £1200 to be expended in the reparation of "Garrets Hostle" (now Bishop's Hostel).

    2. A copy of a letter of thanks signed by Dr Pearson and nine seniors, 27 Nov. 1669.

    3. Decision of a Court of Law (25 June, 24 Carol. II.) in a case between Andrew Hacket (son of the Bishop) and the College.

    4. Account of the rents of Bishop's Hostel and the sums due out of these to the Library in 1677-82 and 1698.
    The rest of the book is blank.

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