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Miscellaneous collection of letters

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.45

Scope and Contents

Includes: copies of letters from Richard Coxe, Bishop of Ely, to Heinrich Bullinger, 1549-59; letters from J. Whitfield to Samuel Knight, 1716-17 and undated; letter from S. C., undated; letter from C. Morgan, 8 Dec. 1711; copies of letters from Philip Melancthon and others to Jacobus Acontius, 1566 and undated; letter from G. Reynolds [to Samuel Knight?], Nov. 1734; letter from B. to Samuel Knight, 13 Nov. 1734; drafts of letters from Francis Cherry to G. C. Goetze, 1700 and undated; letter from Goetze to ?, 28 Mar. 1700; letter from Henry Dodwell to Erik Bentzel, 28 Aug. 1701; copy of letter to John Dryden, Jan. 1686; copy of letter from earl of Huntingdon presenting to vicarage of Ashby-de-la-Zouche, 5 July 1593; letter from E. Partheriche, 10 Jan. 1723; copy of indulgence from Pope Alexander III, 1178; copy agreement re bishopric of Salisbury, 1294.


  • 1600-1746 (Circa)

Conditions Governing Access

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1 folder(s) (1 folder paper) : paper

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Belonged to Samuel Knight DD, prebend of Ely and rector of Bluntisham, Hunts. After Knight's death in 1746, the MS. descended to John Percy Baumgartner of Milton, Cambs., who presented it to the Library in 1861.

Existence and Location of Copies

Microfilm available

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Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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