George Ballard

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George Ballard (1706–1755) was an English student of Old English and numismatics. Of humble origins, he was enabled to study in middle age at Magdalen College, Oxford. He inherited the papers and part of the library of Dr Arthur Charlett (1655–1722), Master of University College, Oxford, (1692–1722). Ballard's manuscripts, including letters and papers of Dr Charlett are in the Bodleian Library.[1]

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Shelfmark W/H-2-50
Aelfric, Grammaticus. English-Saxon homily on the birth-day of St. Gregory: ... an account of the conversion of the English ... Translated ... with notes, ... By Eliz. Elstob.
London: 1709.
Inscription on third front free endpaper: From the Learned Publisher [i.e. William Bowyer].
Inscription on third front free endpaper: Univ. Coll. Oxon 19. Oct. 1709 [...] Charlett.
Inscription on third front free endpaper: George Ballard.
Inscription on third front free endpaper: Presented to the Cathedral Library by [in a different, earlier ink:] R. Eden. Oriel Coll. Oxon. 1857.
References
  1. http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/dept/scwmss/wmss/online/1500-1900/ballard/ballard.html