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Reference numberMS/92
LevelSubFonds
TitleManuscript copy of 'Memoires of Naturall Remarques in the county of Wilts, to which are annexed observables of the same kind in the county of Surrey and Flynt-shire' by John Aubrey transcribed by B G Cramer
Date6 June 1685
1690-1691
DescriptionBy 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.
Extent1 volume
Physical descriptionPaper, bound, 373 pages, size 14.75 x 9.5 inches
Access statusOpen
Administrative historyJames 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'.
Related materialMichael Hunter 'John Aubrey and the Realm of Learning' (1975) pages 88-89
CopiesDigital photograph of map at page 67
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8372Aubrey; John (1626 - 1697); Antiquary1626 - 1697
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