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Árni Magnússon's Private Correspondance; Denmark/Iceland/Holland/England/Norway/France, 1694-1730

Name
Jón Arason 
Birth
1484 
Death
28 October 1550 
Occupation
Bishop 
Roles
Owner; Poet; Marginal 
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Name
Árni Magnússon 
Birth
13 November 1663 
Death
07 January 1730 
Occupation
Professor, Arkivsekretær (Secretary of the Royal Archives) 
Roles
Scholar; Author; Scribe; Poet 
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Name
Þorleifur Árnason 
Birth
1630 
Death
05 October 1713 
Occupation
Priest 
Roles
Translator 
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Name
Bircherod, Thomas Broder 
Birth
13 August 1661 
Death
1731 
Occupation
Professor ( professor ) 
Roles
Undetermined 
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Name
Bussæus, Andreas 
Birth
31 March 1679 
Death
04 January 1736 
Occupation
Historian, philologist, lawyer 
Roles
Owner; Author 
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Name
Ólafur Einarsson 
Birth
1639 
Death
24 March 1717 
Occupation
District/county magistrate 
Roles
Owner 
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Name
Fosss, Niels 
Birth
06 August 1670 
Death
17 March 1751 
Occupation
Justitsråd 1715, Etatsråd 1726 
Roles
Owner 
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Name
Jónas Gam 
Birth
26 August 1671 
Death
01 January 1734 
Occupation
Rector 
Roles
Owner 
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Name
Hickes, Georg 
Birth
1642 
Death
1715 
Occupation
 
Roles
publisher 
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Name
Londemann, Edvard greifi af Rosencrone 
Birth
05 July 1680 
Death
16 March 1749 
Occupation
Bishop 
Roles
Author; Marginal 
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Name
Mathesius, Jacob 
Death
01 April 1715 
Occupation
Justitsråd 
Roles
Owner 
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Name
Rasch, Jacob 
Birth
27 December 1669 
Death
01 October 1737 
Occupation
Headmaster 
Roles
Correspondent; Scribe 
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Name
Reitzer, Christian 
Birth
03 October 1665 
Death
29 February 1736 
Occupation
Justitsråd 
Roles
Owner 
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Name
Rostgaard, Frederik 
Birth
30 August 1671 
Death
25 April 1745 
Occupation
 
Roles
Owner; Translator 
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Name
Oddur Sigurðsson 
Birth
1681 
Death
06 August 1741 
Occupation
Attorney 
Roles
Owner; Author 
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Name
Syv, Peder Pedersen 
Birth
22 February 1631 
Death
17 February 1702 
Occupation
Priest 
Roles
Owner; Author 
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Name
Jón Torfason 
Birth
1657 
Death
1716 
Occupation
Priest 
Roles
Owner 
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Name
Winsløw, Peder Jacobsen 
Birth
20 March 1636 
Death
13 January 1705 
Occupation
Priest 
Roles
Correspondent; Scribe 
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Contents

Árni Magnússon's private papers
Note

Contains Árni Magnússons private correspondance, mainly to Árni Magnússon from different people from various countries, but some of the letters are to other men (see below); also containing public papers and documents concerning Iceland.

The content of some of the letters are summarised in Danish. The transcribed letters include:

Language of Text

Icelandic (primary); Danish; Swedish; German; Latin; French

1.1
Letter written in Iceland 1703
Statement of Responsibility
Bibliography

p. 22-24No. 28.

Language of Text

Icelandic

1.2
Letter written in Iceland 1703
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent Þorleifur Árnason (dean)

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 34-36No. 50.

Language of Text

Icelandic

1.3
Letters written in Denmark 1697 and 1701
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent Thomas Bircherod

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 71-73Nos 102 og 105

Language of Text

Danish

1.4
Letter written in Denmark 1704
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent Poul Birck (merchant)

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 74-76No. 109

Language of Text

Danish

1.5
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent Iver Brinck (priest)

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 82-83No. 124.

Language of Text

Swedish

1.6
Letter written in Denmark 1707
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent A. Bussæus

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 87No. 130.

Language of Text

Danish

1.7
Letters written in Iceland 1704 and 1705
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent Ólafur Einarsson

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 133-36, 139-42Nos 175-176 + 180-183

Language of Text

Icelandic

1.8
Letter written in Holland 1696
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent N Foss (book collector, later titular Councillor of State)

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 149-152Nos 201 + 202.

Language of Text

German

1.9
Letters written in Denmark 1718, 1721 and 1722
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent Jonas Gam

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 154-155Nos 206-209

Language of Text

Icelandic

1.10
Letter written in Denmark 1700
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent F. Gerner

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 156-57No. 215

Language of Text

Danish

1.11
Letter written in Holland 1696
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent Lauritz Hansen

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 203-204No. 283.

Language of Text

Danish

1.12
Letters written in England 1699 and 1700
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent George Hickes

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 204-209Nos 286-287

Language of Text

Latin

1.13
Letter written in Denmark 1707
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent J.G. Holstein (later prime minister)

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 209-210No. 289

Language of Text

German

1.14
Letter written in Iceland 1703
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent Arnór Húnason

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 221-222No. 295

Language of Text

Icelandic

1.15
Letter written in Iceland 1703
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent Erlendur Jónsson

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 229No. 310

Language of Text

Icelandic

1.16
Memorandum written in 1707
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent Árni Magnússon

Recipient J. Lerche (postman)

Bibliography

p. 281No. 378

Language of Text

Danish

1.17
Letter written in Denmark 1717
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent E. Londemann (vicar)

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 283No. 383; partly transcribed.

Language of Text

Danish

1.18
Letter written in Iceland 1707
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent Árni Magnússon

Recipient Gudrid Markusdatter

Bibliography

p. 312-13No. 406

Language of Text

Danish

1.19
Letter written in Iceland 1710
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent Árni Magnússon

Recipient J. Mathesius

Bibliography

p. 323-26No. 412

Language of Text

Danish

1.20
Letter written in England 1699
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent P. Poulsen (later vicar)

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 363-4No. 471

Language of Text

Danish

1.21
Letter written in Norway 1707
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent Rektor J. Rasch

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 365No. 473

Language of Text

Danish

1.22
Letters
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent Árni Magnússon

Recipient Professor C. Reitzer

Bibliography

p. 369-75Nos 480 a-f

Language of Text

Danish

1.23
Letters written in Denmark 1707-1708
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent Professor C.Reitzer

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 377-380Nos 482-83

Language of Text

Danish

1.24
Letters written in Iceland 1706 and 1707
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent Árni Magnússon

Recipient Frederik Rostgaard

Bibliography

p. 392-93Nos 490-91

Language of Text

Icelandic

1.25
Letter written in France 1695
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent Frederik Rostgaard

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 395-96No. 495.

Language of Text

Danish

1.26
Letters written in Denmark 1703 and 1704
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent O. Schelderup (later chie administrative officer)

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 401-403Nos 499-500

Language of Text

Danish

1.27
Letter written in Denmark 1707
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent K.C. Sebeløw

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 409-10No. 511

Language of Text

Danish

1.28
Letter written in Iceland 1703
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent Oddur Sigurðsson

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 440No. 535

Language of Text

Icelandic

1.29
Letter written in Norway 1718
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent Ole Jenssøn Sund

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 499, 500-503Nos 582 (1-5, 7-14, 17-19, 21-29).

Language of Text

Danish

1.30
Letters written in Denmark 1696-1701
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent Peder Syv (Septimus)

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 503-8nr. 583-587 (nr. 583 forekommer to gange).

Language of Text

Danish

1.31
Letters written in Iceland 1708
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent Jón Þórðarson

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 517-19Nos 601-603

Language of Text

Icelandic

1.32
Letter written in Iceland 1707
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent Jón Torfason

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 643-44No. 689

Language of Text

Icelandic

1.33
Letters written in Denmark 1704 and 1707
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent Oberhofmeister Walter

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 648Nos 695-696

Language of Text

French

1.34
Letter written in Norway 1697
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent L. Weiner

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 649-50Nr 698

Language of Text

Danish

1.35
Letter written in Iceland 1728
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent Magnús Pálsson Vidalín

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 657-58No. 711.

Language of Text

Icelandic

1.36
Letters written in Holland 1697 and 1698
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent J. Winsløw (doctor)

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 691-96nr. 747-51

Language of Text

Danish

1.37
Letters written in Denmark
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent Peder Winsløw

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 696-699Nos 752-53

Language of Text

Danish

1.38
Letter written in Denmark 1698
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent B. Winther

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 699-701No. 754

Language of Text

Danish

Physical Description

Support
Paper.
No. of leaves
Uncounted. 210 mm x 180 mm

History

Origin

Previously in the Royal Danish Library, catalogued as Addit. 47 t fol.

Additional

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Arne Magnussons private brevveksling udg. af Kommissionen for det Arnamagnæanske Legatp. 22-24, 24-36, 71-76, 82-83, 87, 133-36, 139-42, 149-152, 154-157, 199, 203-10, 221-22, 224, 229, 239 264, 273, 281-83, 286, 312-13, 323-26, 363-65, 369-75, 377-380, 392-96, 401-403, 409-10, 440, 478, 499, 500-508, 517-19, 533, 643-45, 648-50, 657-58, 691-701.
Danmarks breveed. Det Kongelige Bibliotek
Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamlinged. Kristian KålundI: p. 327
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