Letters from Joseph Strutt to Richard Gough
Three autograph letters to Richard Gough asking for his permission to make sketches of certain antiquities at the British Museum as a commission from Dr. Gower. They are written by Joseph Strutt on behalf of Foote Gower and addressed to 'Mr Gough at Enfield, Middlesex' (twice spelt Endfield). Includes:
- (fols. 27-8) 29 May 1771.
- (fols. 29-30) 3 June 1771.
- (fols. 31-32) 16 July 1771.
- Creation: 29 May-16 July 1771
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 7963, fol. 27].
MS. Eng. c. 7963, fols. 27-32
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 7784
Letters from Joseph Strutt to Richard Gough, 29 May-16 July 1771.
Biographical / Historical
Biographical details of Richard Gough, Foote Gower and Joseph Strutt can be found in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions, 12 June 2013 and given by Nicholas Stogdon.
- Letters from Joseph Strutt to Richard Gough, 29 May-16 July 1771
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