Thomas James

Standard Name: James, Thomas,, the elder


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Family and Intimate relationships Elinor James
He was about twenty-two, and had finished his apprenticeship to become a Freeman of the Stationers' Company earlier this year. He was grandson of Thomas James , first Keeper of the Bodleian Library in Oxford...
Wealth and Poverty Elinor James
Thomas James's will, proved in May 1710, did not leave EJ the library: he intended it to become a public library in its own right, under the title of the Jameson Society. Elinor, however, got...


12 December 1610: The Stationers' Company agreed to deposit,...

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12 December 1610

The Stationers' Company agreed to deposit, free of charge, in the Bodleian Library one copy of every book that was published.


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