Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 140 (T.6.22)
Title: Remarks on Mr. Bryant's Vindication of the Apamean Medal
Date of Creation: 1777
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Dr. Charles Combe and Abbé Barthélemy, Remarks on Mr. Bryant's Vindication of the Apamean Medal.
Remarks on Mr. Bryant's Vindication of the Apamean Medal. By the Abbé Barthélemy and Mr. Charles Combe, F.R. and A.S.
Read at the Society of Antiquaries, January 23, 1777.
Begins (1, 3 recto line 1): Mr Bryant in his
Ends (1, 21 recto line 3): Valere Possunt.
Remarks: On 1, 1 recto Dr. Young has copied the title of this paper from Archaeologia, vol. iv. 347, where it is printed with some minor variations.
The two vignettes which there head the article, appear here in reverse order at the top of f. 3. Under 2 (to the left) in Combe's handwriting is: ex Museo Regis Galliæ olim Pellerini. Under 1 (to the right): ex Museo Dris. Hunter; the descriptions in Archaeologia being respectively, Ex Museo Christ. Regis, and Ex Museo Gul. Hunter, M.D.
For Dr. Combe (1743-1817), see Dict. Nat. Biog. xi. 426, and T.3.11, No. CI. (a letter to him from Mr. Gilbert Wakefield).
For Jean Jacques Barthélemy (1716-1795), see Didot, Nouvelle Biographie Générale, 4. 622.
For Jacob Bryant (1715-1804), a classical scholar and critic, see Dict. Nat. Biog. vii. 155.
[Formerly S.8.11; S.8.127]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 7 3/4 x 6½, ff. 26, clearly written in single cols. (on rectos only) of 14 lines, each 7 1/8 x 6 1/8, margined (internally) with (faded) red ink, not ruled, no signatures, catchwords or pagination. Late Cent. XVIII. (1777).
Binding: Original, marbled-paper covers. Late Cent. XVIII.
[For detailed collation see: John Young and P. Henderson Aitken, A Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of The Hunterian Museum in The University of Glasgow. (Glasgow, 1908), p. 125.]
Access: Normal conditions
Language: English
Material Type: Document
Bibliography: C.H. Brock, Calendar of the correspondence of Dr William Hunter, 1740-1783 (Cambridge, 1986), no. 358; John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), p. 125.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Jean Jacques Barthélemy 1716-1795
author: Charles Combe 1743-1817
Medical practitioner, London.
subject: Jacob Bryant 1715-1804
Classical scholar.
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