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Correspondence and papers of members of the Parker family and their business partners, 1751-1921

MS. Top. Oxon. c. 787
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. (fols. 1-16) letters to and articles of agreement involving James Fletcher for the establishment of the London Daily Advertiser, 1751, with (fols. 17-21) printed notices about lottery prizes addressed to Fletcher, 1751
  2. (fols. 22-23) printed list of subscribers to St. Mary le Strand, London charity schools, 1823
  3. (fols. 24-26) articles of agreement between the Oxford University Press and Joseph Parker and others for printing bibles, 1830
  4. (fols. 27-34) letters to Frances Hoskins, 1818-1821, with (fols. 35-37) two letters from James Hoskins to Charles Parker, 1830-1831
  5. (fols. 39-40) marriage licence of J.H. Parker and Frances Hoskins, 1832
  6. (fols. 41-87) letters to his mother from their son, James, 1841-1847
  7. (fols. 88-95) correspondence of J.H. Parker and Charles Parker, 1845
  8. (fols. 96-107) letters to Frances Parker from Emily Brougham, 1847-1849, n.d.
  9. (fols. 108-109) accounts for Frances Parker’s funeral expenses, 1854
  10. (fols. 110-117) printed memorandum concerning the connection of the Parker family with the Oxford University Press, 1863
  11. (fol. 118) letter of appointment of J.H. Parker as local county secretary for the Society of Antiquaries, 1865
  12. (fols. 119-120) copy of public orator’s speech at conferring of J.H. Parker’s M.A., 1867
  13. (fol. 121) photograph of J.H. Parker, 1868
  14. (fols. 122-131) correspondence concerning the dissolution of the partnership of J.H. Parker and James Parker, 1865, 1869 with two copies of the deed of dissolution, 1869
  15. (fols. 132-135) letter and warrant of appointment of J.H. Parker as a Companion of the Order of the Bath, 1871
  16. (fols. 136-141) papers concerning the award of M.A. to James Parker, 1876-1877
  17. (fols. 142-151) correspondence of Charles Parker, 1912-1921


  • Creation: 1751-1921


151 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Top. Oxon. c. 787

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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