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Collection Level Description: Letters to Gregory Sharpe

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. d. 145-6
Title: Letters to Gregory Sharpe
Dates of Creation: 1750-5
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Gregory Sharpe (1713-71) was a theologian. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Letters to Gregory Sharpe, 1750-5, with copies of some replies, including letters concerning his works A dissertation upon the origin and structure of the Latin tongue (London, 1751) and Two dissertations... (London, 1751).

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The letters were bought from The Bookshop, Cirencester, in 1954.

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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. 41676-7.

Access Points

Latin language

Sharpe | Gregory | 1713-1771 | Theologian

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