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Letters and papers relating to the election of the rev. James Thompson, Written in 1851-1854

MS. Pattison 64
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Letters and papers relating to the election of the rev. James Thompson as rector of Lincoln college, Oxford, in 1851. The volume contains:

  1. Inter alia, two narrative accounts of the election by Mark Pattison, dated respectively Nov. 15 and 27, 1851, which form the basis of chapter vii of his published Memoirs (fols. 22, 136)
  2. His petition to the visitor of the college (fol. 98)
  3. Letters to him from Benjamin Jowett, master of Balliol college, April 18, 1854 (fol. 87)
  4. Letters to him from rev. William Kay, fellow of Lincoln college (fols. 32, 79)
  5. Letters to him from letters to him from dr. John Kaye, bp. of Lincoln and visitor of Lincoln college (fols. 54, 73, 74, cp. fols. 3, 48)
  6. Letters to him from sir Roundell Palmer, 1st earl of Selborne (fols. 5, 38, 83)
  7. Letters to him from the rev. Arthur Penrhyn Stanley (fols. 12, 21, 92)


  • Creation: Written in 1851-1854


158 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Pattison 64

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. VI, no. 35667

Physical Facet

On paper


10 1/2 × 8 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom