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Letters to E.W. Benson, with some letters from him, 1843-1896

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MS. Benson 3/6

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These letters are largely from notable figures, but are mostly of an ephemeral nature
  1. (3/6/1, fols. 1-2) Letter from Samuel Wilberforce, 28 May 1843
  2. (3/6/2, fol. 3) Letter from E.W. Benson, unknown recipient, 29 Sept. 1851
  3. (3/6/3-5, fols. 4-8) Letters to Mary Sidgwick (aunt), from Dresden, Gothe and Berlin, 20 July-Aug. 1858
  4. (3/6/6, fols. 9-10) Letter from Christopher Benson (his brother), Wiesbaden, 21 April 1859
  5. (3/6/7, fols. 11-14) 3 draft letters to the organist at Rheims Cathedral, 8 Sept. 1859
  6. (3/6/8, fols.15-17) Letter from John S. Pakington, 12 Mar. 1860
  7. (3/6/9, fols. 18-19) Letter from Lord Derby, 20 July 1860
  8. (3/6/10, fol. 20) Letter to an uncle, 5 Jan. 1862
  9. (3/6/11, fols. 21-23) Note from S.S. Wesley, 7 Sept.1863
  10. (3/6/12, fol. 24) Letter from Lord Chief Baron, 5 June 1867
  11. (3/6/13, fols. 25-26) Letter from George Ponsonby, 6 Dec. 1869
  12. (3/6/14-6, fols. 27-34) Letters from his brother, Christopher Benson, Wiesbaden, April-May 1870
  13. (3/6/17, fol. 35) Wrapper from parcel of books, 1 Oct. 1870
  14. (3/6/18, fol. 36) Postcard, 5 Oct. 1870
  15. (3/6/19, fol. 37) Letter from Matthew Arnold, 17 Feb. 1871
  16. (3/6/20, fols. 38-39) Letter from E. Purbrick, 7 Oct. 1872
  17. (3/6/21, fols. 40-41) Letter from S. Wordsworth, 12 Oct. 1872
  18. (3/6/22, fols. 44-45) Letter from A. Verrall, 3 Dec. 1872
  19. (3/6/23, fols. 46-47) Letter from G. Martin, 22 Dec. 1872
  20. (3/6/24, fols. 42-43) Note enclosed with a gift from Lincoln, 1877
  21. (3/6/25, fols. 48-49) Letter from the Duke of Devonshire, 4 Aug. 1879
  22. (3/6/26, fols. 50-51) Letter from Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, 18 Feb. 1882
  23. (3/6/27, fols. 54-55) Letter from Mary Adelaide, Princess of Teck, 30 May 1883
  24. (3/6/28, fols. 52-53) Letter from W.E. Gladstone, 19 Mar. 1883
  25. (3/6/29, fols. 56-57) Letter from Shaftsbury, 15 Feb. 1884
  26. (3/6/30, fol. 124) Covering letter for a bundle of 8 letters, from J Johnston,24 Sept. 1904
  27. (3/6/31, fols. 58-60) Letter to Mr Hamilton from R.W. Church (copy),8 Jan. 1885
  28. (3/6/32, fols. 61-62) Letter from W.E. Gladstone, 12 Jan. 1885
  29. (3/6/33, fols. 63-64) Letter from Randall Davidson, 12 Jan. 1885
  30. (3/6/34-6, fols. 65-69) Letter from W.E. Gladstone, 12-15 Jan. 1885
  31. (3/6/37, fols. 70-71) Letter from E.W. Hamilton, 15 Jan. 1885
  32. (3/6/38, fols. 72-75) Letter to W.E. Gladstone, 11 Jan. 1885
  33. (3/6/39, fols. 76-78) Note from Robert Browning, 20 April 1885
  34. (3/6/40-1, fols. 79-83) 2 letters from Lord Salisbury
  35. (3/6/42, fols. 84-86) Letter from the Duke of Northumberland,24 Sept. 1886
  36. (3/6/43, fols. 87-88) Letter from E.J. Phelps, 22 June 1887
  37. (3/6/44, fols. 89-90) Note from Robert Browning, 20 July 1887
  38. (3/6/45, fol. 91) Letter from Lord Salisbury, 14 Dec. 1887
  39. (3/6/46, fols. 92-93) Letter from Sir Frederick Leighton, 22 July 1888
  40. (3/6/47-8, fols. 94-98) 2 notes from Sir John Lubbock, Lord Avebury, 1888
  41. (3/6/49, fols. 99-100) Note from Sir Hubert von Herkomer, 18 July 1889
  42. (3/6/50, fols. 101-2) Note from a member of the royal household, 23 July 1889
  43. (3/6/51, fols. 103-5) Letter from 'George', 18 Mar. 1890
  44. (3/6/52, fols. 106-7) Letter from Lord Salisbury, 13 Jan. 1891
  45. (3/6/53, fols. 108-9) Anonymous letter, 10 Nov. 1892
  46. (3/6/54, fols. 110-111) Letter from Alfred Austin, 20 Dec. 1892
  47. (3/6/55, fols. 112-113) Letter from W.E. Gladstone, 2 May 1893
  48. (3/6/56, fols. 114-116) Letter from Lord Leighton, 22 Aug. 1893
  49. (3/6/57, fols. 117-118) Letter from Margaret, Lady Crawford, 6 Jan. 1895
  50. (3/6/58, fols. 119-120) Note from Lord Salisbury,2 June 1896
  51. (3/6/59, fols. 121-123) Letter from Mary Adelaide, Princess of Teck, 4 Mar. 1896
  52. (3/6/60, fol. 125) Note from Samuel Wilberforce
  53. (3/6/61, fols. 126-127) Letter from Isabella Bishop
  54. (3/6/62, fols. 128) Note from E. Landseer
  55. (3/6/63, fols. 129-130) Letter from A.G. Butler
  56. (3/6/64-5, fols.131-132) 2 letters (fragments only)
  57. (3/6/a, fol. 133) Fragment of a letter
  58. (3/6/b-f, fols. 134-138) 5 empty envelopes

Dates

  • 1843-1896

Extent

138 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Benson 3/6

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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