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Collection Level Description: Papers Collected by Sir Daniel Fleming

Reference: MSS. Don. c. 37-40
Title: Papers Collected by Sir Daniel Fleming
Dates of Creation: 1665-89
Extent: 4 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Sir Daniel Fleming (1633-1701), of Rydal Hall, Westmorland, was an antiquary and MP. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Newsletters and other papers, 1665-80, 1688-9, collected by Sir Daniel Fleming, including:

Administrative Information

Custodial History

The papers were among the manuscripts of the Le Flemings of Rydal Hall, and bear the numbers of the chronological arrangement of the whole series made by H. Maxwell Lyte in 1882, except for 23 letters at the end of MS. Don c. 40.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bought at Sotheby's in 1933 and given to the Library by the Friends of the Bodleian.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

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. 38816-19.

Access Points

Newsletters | England

Fleming | Daniel | 1633-1701 | Sir | Knight, Antiquary, and MP

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