- [19th cent.] (Creation)
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Name of creator
Author of A historical view of the Hindu astronomy : from the earliest dawn of that science in India to the present time. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1825. Formed a collection of Sanskrit manuscripts which passed to Dr Mill, and eventually passed to Trinity College Library, and catalogued by Th. Aufrecht as A Catalogue of Sanskrit Manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Cambridge. Cambridge: Deighton, Bell, & Co. and London: Bell & Daldy, 1869.
Bentley's papers and collection of Sanskrit manuscripts passed to William Hodge Mill on his death.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Acquired from William Hodge Mill's executors in 1858.
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Scope and content
Notes, manuscripts, and printed material related to astronomy and John Bentley's work on Hindu astronomy.