Samuel Crawley - Jacques-Philippe d'Orville - 1728-1-5

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Samuel Crawley - Jacques-Philippe d'Orville - 1728-1-5
FINA IDUnique ID of the page  3123
InstitutionName of Institution. Oxford, Bodleian Library
InventoryInventory number. MS D’Orville 487 f° 72-73
AuthorAuthor of the document. Samuel Crawley
RecipientRecipient of the correspondence. Jacques-Philippe d'Orville
Correspondence dateDate when the correspondence was written: day - month - year . January 5, 1728
PlacePlace of publication of the book, composition of the document or institution. Messina 38° 11' 37.54" N, 15° 33' 15.16" E
Associated personsNames of Persons who are mentioned in the annotation.
LiteratureReference to literature.
KeywordNumismatic Keywords  sicily, local finds, malta, dealer, sicily
LanguageLanguage of the correspondence English
LinkLink to external information, e.g. Wikpedia http://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/b540bb88-2612-4930-bc18-1f2c8b1393f9?sort=date-a&rows=50&let con=in%20the%20spring%20will%20enquire%20in%20Malta&baseurl=/forms/advanced&start=0&type=advanced&numFound=1
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Lettre du 5 janvier 1728 (de Messine) : Abstract: He can hardly expect that O. can derive profit from my letters which he can spend his time to much better account; his (C’s.) faith in O’s. great kindness is his excuse for writing. He retails the latest about Mons. Breval’s escapade with the nun Milan: next the latest about the Spanish demarche which tends towards hostilities. He is hard at work collecting coins of Sicily; and in the spring will enquire in Malta. He reminds O. of a topaz I bought here from a silver merchant and asks for O’s. instructions about purchasing gold and silver medals and stones (Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS D’Orville 487 f° 72-73).