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Correspondence and papers of Jane Johnson, 1732-1759

MS. Don. c. 190
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request


  1. (fol. 1) 'Invitation to Miss Barbara Johnson to come into the country, 1 May 1747', in verse
  2. (fols. 2-4) two letters to her son George, 1750-1755
  3. (fols. 5-6) paper cut-outs made for George, n.d.
  4. (fols. 7-10) two letters to her son Robert, 1753-1755
  5. (fols. 11-24) copies and drafts of letters to friends, 1739-1755
  6. (fols. 25-33) verses by or copied by her, 1742-1752
  7. (fols. 34-5) record of the baptisms of her husband and his siblings and of the births of her own children
  8. (fols. 47-9) three letters from Ralph Abercrombie at Rugby School, n.d.
  9. (fols. 56-9) two letters from Henry Cantrell to her husband, Woolsey Johnson, Vicar of Olney, 1739
  10. (fols. 62-3) letter of Henrietta Ingram on Jane's death, 1759
  11. (fols. 64-9) marriage licence, 1735, and will, 1758
  12. (fols. 72-102) extracts from books read, 1755-1756 (originally roughly stitched into fols. 70-71 as wrapper)
  13. (fols. 103-118) recipe book, begun before her marriage
  14. two wooden boards with the arms of Johnson of Clipsham, Rutland, and of Olney, Buckinghamshire, painted by her, 1756


  • Creation: 1732-1759


118 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Don. c. 190

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom