John Wallis in Sheldonian Theatre - July, 1669

from Letter from John Wallis to Robert Boyle, 27 July 1669:

Sir, After my humble thanks for the honour of Yours of July. 3.1 I thought it not unfit to give you some account of our late proceedings here. Friday July 9. was the Dedication of our New Theater. In the morning, was held a Convocation in it, for entering upon the possession of it.2 Wherein was read, first the Arch Bishops Instrument of Donation (sealed with his Archiepiscopal Seal) of the Theater. with all its furniture, to the end that St Maries Church may not be further profaned by holding the Act in it: Next, a Letter of his, declaring his intention to lay out £2000 for a purchase to …   more >>
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Letter from John Wallis to Robert Boyle, 27 July 1669. accessed: 20 November, 2017

location of experience: Sheldonian Theatre


Experience Information

Date/Time July, 1669
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in public


the music was performed at the dedication of the Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford

Originally submitted by Ivan Hewett on Fri, 27 Dec 2013 21:07:33 +0000