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Collection Level Description: Lectures by D.G. van der Keessel

Reference: MSS. Dutch e. 3-15, e. 29-35
Title: Lectures by D.G. van der Keessel
Dates of Creation: 1797
Extent: 20 shelfmarks

Language of Material: Latin

Administrative/Biographical History

Dionysius Godefridus van der Keessel was professor of law at Leiden.

Scope and Content

Two sets of contemporary copies, in Latin, of lectures on Hugo Grotius, Inleidinge tot de Hollandsche Rechtsgeleerdheid, by Dr van der Keessel.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was given to the Library in 1969.

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. 39416-35.

Related Units of Description

See also Notes on Hugo Grotius, Inleidinge tot de Hollandsche Rechtsgeleerdheid (MSS. Dutch e. 26-8).

Publication Note

The lectures were published in Afrikaans and Latin from another manuscript by P. van Warmelo, Voorlesinge oor die hedendaagse reg na aanleiding van de Groot se 'Inleiding tot de Hollandse rechtsgeleerdheyd' (Amsterdam, 1961-75).

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Lectures and lecturing

Grotius | Hugo | 1583-1645 | Dutch jurist and scholar

van der Keessel | Dionysius Godefridus | fl. 1797 | professor of law at Leiden

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