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Papers of the Phillipps family, 1699-1873

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MS. Eng. c. 7131

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Includes papers relating to household, financial, legal and estate matters of:
  1. (fols. 1-3) Phillipps's great-grandfather John Phillipps, 1699-1711
  2. (fols. 4-66) his grandfather William Phillipps, of Broadway, Worcestershire, 1737-95, n.d., including (fols. 48-9) an inventory of the contents of a farmhouse, 1788
  3. (fols. 67-9) his father Thomas Phillipps, 1790-6, including (fols. 68-9) articles of partnership in the calico printing trade, 1796
with
  1. (fols. 70-1) letter from Sir Thomas Molyneux to Phillipps, 1824
  2. (fols. 72-5) letters from Henrietta Phillipps (his first wife) to Phillipps, 1824
  3. (fols. 76-7) letter from Henrietta Halliwell to her sister Mary, 1842
  4. (fols. 78-82) poems on Australia, including (fols. 78, 79-80) copy in Sir Thomas's hand, and printed version of The Waterfall (Middle Hill Press, 1864) by Abeona Belina Phillipps
  5. (fols. 83-4) letter to John Fenwick, 1873
  6. (fol. 85-8) lists relating to books and manuscripts bought by Phillipps, [1840-8?, n.d.]

Dates

  • 1699-1873

Extent

91 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Eng. c. 7131

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Fols. 1-84, Sotheby's, 2 Dec. 2003, part of lot 59; fols. 85-91, Sotheby's, 2 Dec. 2003, part of lot 57.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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