Charles Christian - Humfrey Wanley - 1719-11-19

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Charles Christian

Charles Christian - Humfrey Wanley - 1719-11-19
FINA IDUnique ID of the page  15889
InstitutionName of Institution. London, British Library
InventoryInventory number. Harley MS 3778, f.71
AuthorAuthor of the document. Charles Christian
RecipientRecipient of the correspondence. Humfrey Wanley
Correspondence dateDate when the correspondence was written: day - month - year . November 19, 1719
PlacePlace of publication of the book, composition of the document or institution.
Associated personsNames of Persons who are mentioned in the annotation. John Covel, Robert Harley
LiteratureReference to literature. Burnett 2020b, p. 5901
KeywordNumismatic Keywords  Coin Collection , Seals , Books , Collection Sale , Catalogue , Gold
LanguageLanguage of the correspondence English
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Grand documentOriginal passage from the "Grand document".

'Last Monday when my Lord Came to Cambridg & was att Doctor Coviles Looking Over his Collection & there is a Great Many Good things of all kinds & especially Seals i believe nigh Eight dozen, some of ym Very fine ye Medels are not extraordinary ye Gould only Excepted Which is Good there are Severall other things as Pictures Urnes Sheles Books of Prints all Which I believe my Lord Would like if ye Doctor & he can agre. I did not aske him What he demanded for ye Whole not Thinking it Convenient. I believe Doctor Tudway may Give my Lord a catalogue of ym.' (BL, Harley MS 3778, f.71; Burnett 2020b, p. 590 n. 170)


  1. ^  Burnett, Andrew M. (2020), The Hidden Treasures of this Happy Land. A History of Numismatics in Britain from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, BNS Special Publ. No 14 = RNS Special Publ. No 58, London, Spink & Son.