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Collection Level Description: Copy of Hugh Blair, 'Lectures on rhetorick'

Reference: MS. Eng. misc. d. 716/1-2
Title: Copy of Hugh Blair, 'Lectures on rhetorick'
Dates of Creation: [? 1770s]
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Hugh Blair (1718-1800) was a Church of Scotland minister and professor of Rhetoric. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Copy in an unidentified hand of Hugh Blair, 'Lectures on rhetorick', containing thirty eight lectures.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The copy was bought from Hofmann & Freeman in 1972.

Access Conditions

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Further Information

Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 45514-15.

Access Points

Lectures and lecturing


Blair | Hugh | 1718-1800 | Church of Scotland Minister and Professor of Rhetoric

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