Skip to main content

Thomas Hall: Commonplace book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4147

Scope and Contents

A commonplace book upon miscellaneous subjects, mostly philosophical or theological, arranged under headings in no particular order, compiled by Thomas Hall, whose name appears inside the front cover with the date 'Mar. 6th 1735-6', 108 folios. In the front pocket are additional notes, an index in the hand of Thomas Hall and a letter from William Goode to [Thomas] Hall of 24 February 1741. Folios 94-108 are blank.


  • Creation: 1736-1741


Conditions Governing Access

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (


1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequeathed by Samuel Sandars, 1894.

Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Cambridge University Library
West Road
Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom