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Miscellaneous letters, written in 1685-1844

MS. Pigott d. 9
Held at the Weston Library

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The chief of the letters are:

  1. (fol. 6) Fifteen letters to prof. Aylmer Bourke Lambert 1828-37, on botanical subjects
  2. (fol. 39) Three letters from mr. Lambert to miss Pigott, 1840, followed by many relating to his death (Jan. 10, 1842) and affairs, 1840-42, including two from sir William Jackson Hooker, Dec. 1841 (fol. 90)
  3. (fol. 105) Letter from miss Anna Seward to mrs. Parry Price, Aug. 26, 1797
  4. fol. 109) Letter from W. Willis of Selworthy to Rich. Lyster, May 8, 1727, about lord and lady Arundel
  5. (fol. 112) Letter from Tho. Breviter, Sept. 5, 1749
  6. (fol. 114). Letter from the earl of Clarendon to the earl of Abingdon, with seal, July 6, 1685, see MS. Clarendon 128
  7. (fol. 116). Letters from lady Eleanor Butler (1814-5), and the hon. Sarah Ponsonby (1815-22), the two Ladies of Llangollen, see MS. Pigott c. 1, fol. 55
  8. (fol. 148). Letters from mrs. Ellen Sharples to miss Pigott, 1814-44.


  • Creation: written in 1685-1844


190 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Pigott d. 9

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 23444

Physical Facet

On paper


10 1/2 × 9 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom