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Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge: statutes

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4148

Scope and Contents

Statutes of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, transcribed by John Freeman, with an English preface (fo. iii), an index (fo. iv-viii) and the emendations and letters of King James II (fo. 94-111), 120 folios. The versos are blank, except for occasional variant readings and notes. Inside the front cover are the following: 'Charles Abdy 1806'; 'Samuel Sandars Trinity Coll. Camb. A.M. London 1888'; and a cutting from a bookseller's catalogue lot 128, with the note 'From Library of F. H. Dickenson Kingsweston Somerset'. On fo. ii: 'Charles Boyd Abdy, Jesus College, Cambridge' (19th century). Inside the back cover: 'Charles Boyd Abdy, 24 Kensington Square, Middlesex July 23rd 1806' and 'X Bennett'.


  • Creation: 1739


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequeathed by Samuel Sandars, 1894.


The Statutes are printed in Documents relating to the university and college of Cambridge, Vol. III (London, 1852), pp. 535-580.
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