Joseph Wasse - Jacques-Philippe d'Orville - 1735-9-23

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Joseph Wasse - Jacques-Philippe d'Orville - 1735-9-23
FINA IDUnique ID of the page  7067
InstitutionName of Institution. Oxford, Bodleian Library
InventoryInventory number. MS D’Orville 485 f° 253-254
AuthorAuthor of the document. Joseph Wasse
RecipientRecipient of the correspondence. Jacques-Philippe d'Orville
Correspondence dateDate when the correspondence was written: day - month - year . September 23, 1735
PlacePlace of publication of the book, composition of the document or institution. Aynho 51° 59' 47.54" N, 1° 15' 4.68" W
Associated personsNames of Persons who are mentioned in the annotation. Francis Wise, Frans van Oudendorp
LiteratureReference to literature. Wise 17501
KeywordNumismatic Keywords  book
LanguageLanguage of the correspondence English
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-Lettre du 23 sept. 1735 (d’Aynho): Abstract: A very long letter indeed. [...] He mentions Thos. Poster an eloquent Baptist preacher as an awkward problem for the Bp. He wishes d’Arnaud, Wesselingius or Duker could succeed Dr. Tarry in the chair of Greek. Mr. Wise goes on with his commentary on medals. He promises to meet Oudendorp’s request for material towards his collation of Apuleius. Whiston vigorously pursues his English version of Josephus to which many of the bps. have subscribed. He reports conversation illustrative of Whiston as an outspoken character and giving offence to the Abp. of York. Whiston’s two sons are out of their depth in their Armenian projects; and the resulting life of Moses is now finished and so beyond recall or amendment. (Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS D’Orville 485 f° 253-254).

References

  1. ^  Wise, Francis (1750), Nummorum antiquorum scriniis Bodleianis reconditorum catalogus cum commentario tabulis aeneis et appendice, Oxford.