|Description||By John Aubrey, FRS. This manuscript is a transcript of Aubrey's original manuscript. It was transcribed by BG Cramer, Clerk to the Royal Society, at the behest of the Society in 1690-1691.|
At page 67 is inserted a map of a navigable passage from Bristol to London, engraved by Thomas Jenner in 1668, with the arms of the borough. Six leaves of additional matter are inserted at page 276, and four more at page 304.
|Administrative history||James Orchard Halliwell in his 'Catalogues of the Miscellaneous Manuscripts and of the Manuscript Letters in the possession of the Royal Society' (1840) states that 'This work is in the course of publication, under the able editorship of that munificent patron of antiquarian and historical literature, Sir Thomas Phillipps, Bart, FRS of Middle Hill, Worcestershire'.|