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Letters, chiefly addressed to John Nichols, John Bowyer Nichols, or John Gough Nichols, written in 1777-1873

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MS. Top. Gen. d. 1

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Letters, chiefly addressed to John Nichols, John Bowyer Nichols, or John Gough Nichols, partly relating to the Gentleman's Magazine, 1777-1873, alphabetically arranged. The chief writers are:
  1. Ballard, Edward, five, 1860, about his father Edward George Ballard (fol. 7).
  2. BaSire, James, engraver, a receipt, Nov. 22, 1783 (fol. 25).
  3. Bowyer, Thomas, son of William Bowyer, Aug. 19, 1778 (fol. 47).
  4. Britton, John, June 1, 1832 (fol. 54).
  5. Bruce, John, four, 1844-56 (fol. 56).
  6. Chester, Harry, three, 1841-42 (fol. 4l).
  7. Cole, William, copy (made June 9, 1781) of a funeral oration by Sir Thomas Higgons on his wife the countess of Essex, Sept. 16, 1656, etc. (fol. 77).
  8. Crossley, James, two, March 3, 1860, etc. (fol. no).
  9. Ellis, Sir Henry, two, 1844-46 (fol. 117).
  10. Falconer, Thomas, four, 1863, etc. (fol. 1 26).
  11. Grosart, Alexander B., undated (fol. 157).
  12. Halliwell-Phillipps, James Orchard, two, undated (fol. 172).
  13. Helsby, Thomas, June 12, 1872 (fol. 190).
  14. Hobler, Francis, twenty-six, 1858-59 (fol. 196).
  15. Hodson, J. W., ten, 1860-61 (fol. 247 .
  16. Hugo, Thomas, one, Eeb. 23, 1860 (fol. 287).
  17. Jones. John Winter, March 6, 1860 (fol. 299).
  18. Kilvert, F., twelve, 1860 (fol. 304).
  19. Mathews, John, two, 1777-78 (fol. 341).
  20. Nichols, John Bowyer, two, 1857 (fol. 510).
  21. Nichols, John Cough, three, 1861-63 (fol. 366).
  22. Pedigree of the Parian family (fol. 380).
  23. Pettigrew, Thomas Joseph, Oct. 9, 1844 (fol. 383).
  24. Raine, James, eight, 1834-60 (fol. 400, cf. 427).
  25. Simpkinson. John Nassau, Nov. 26, 1854 (fol. 465).
  26. Smith, Charles Roach, five, 1844-59 (fol. 466 .
  27. Sotheby, Samuel Leigh, undated (fol 483).
  28. Spencer of Althorp, lord, i.e. George John Spencer, March 19, 1817 (fol. 494).
  29. Triphook, Robert, June 22, 1854 (fol. 500).
  30. 'Urban, Sylvanus', editor of the Gentleman's Magazine, Feb. II, 1860 (fol. 504).
  31. Wilkinson, T. T., four, 1872-73 (fol. 517).
At fol. 451 is an impression of an abbot's seal found at Monk-new-town.

Dates

  • written in 1777-1873

Extent

539 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Shelfmark

MS. Top. Gen. d. 1

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. V, no. 25555.

Custodial History

Gough Nichols coll. vol. no. 37 (from 1874 to about 1884).

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

11 5/8 × 9 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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