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Miscellaneous papers of the Bennet family of and concerning St. Helena

 Single Item
MS. Eng. misc. b. 441

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  1. (fols. 10-82) letters from Charles Bennet to his fiance, 1849-1850
  2. (fols. 142-172) pamphlets and newspaper cuttings relating to Napoleon Bonaparte, 1904-1939

Dates

  • 1816-1939

Extent

172 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. b. 441, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. b. 441

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 21325

Abstract

Miscellaneous papers of the Bennet family of and concerning St. Helena

Biographical / Historical

James Bennet (born 1773) was an employee of the East India Company and spent most of his career on St. Helena where he had a large family and came into contact with Napoleon Bonaparte who was living there in exile.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Miss F. Violet Bennet, 1982.
Title
Miscellaneous papers of the Bennet family of and concerning St. Helena
Status
Published
Date
EAD version 2021
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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