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Miscellaneous large items, 18th-19th cent., n.d.

MS. Beckford b. 8
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. (fols. 1-2) water-colour drawing 'design for the state bed' at Fonthill, 1788, and section of chamber and recess, by Sir John Soane
  2. (fol. 6) anonymous water-colour drawings of 'agate & onix cups - in the highest Parisian gusto' (Beckford's wrapper, fols. 3-5)
  3. (fol. 7) a description by Robert Baldock of a Cellini vase, early 19th cent.
  4. (fols. 8-9) a deed of sale of land in Jamaica, signed and sealed by Peter Beckford, 1702
  5. (fols. 10-18) a letter, pedigree and drawings of coats of arms by Sir Isaac Heard, 1797, n.d.
  6. (fols. 19-20) a memorandum of agreement for the sale of Fonthill, 1822
  7. (fols. 21-2) a letter from Thomas, Lord Cochrane, 1817, enclosing (fols. 23-35) his Case submitted to the consideration of the Navy and the public...[about] the pretensions of Lord Gambier (London, 1817)


  • Creation: 18th-19th cent., n.d.


38 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Beckford b. 8

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom