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Tenison, Thomas, 1636-1715 (Archbishop of Canterbury controversialist collector of MSS)



  • Existence: 1636 - 1715

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Paper specimens

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8578
Scope and Contents Album of ca. 200 leaves, numbered as far as 170. Specimens are tipped onto the album leaves, starting with fol. 23 and ending with 155. The title page is inscribed in the hand of Bagford: 'A collection of specementes of thi variate of seviral sortes of paper: as from China Est India Persia Turkia Italia ffrance: Germany fflanders Holland and England bouth Antient and Moddern: about a hundred sevirall sortes'. Fol. 1r contains an incomplete alphabetical index also in Bagford's hand to various...
Dates: 1707 (Date from Gatch, 453.)
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