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Facsimiles of Two Volumes of a Manuscript Diary kept by John Lewis Mallet


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Facsimiles of two volumes of a manuscript diary kept by John Lewis Mallet, marked 'volumes iv and v' and covering the period October 1821 to January 1825. The remainder of the diary has not survived.


  • copies of originals dating 1821-1825


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Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Facs. d. 145].
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MSS. Facs. d. 145-146

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13203

Biographical / Historical

John Lewis Mallet (1775-1861) was Secretary of the Audit Office.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Custodial History

The facsimiles were made from originals owned by the late Sir Victor Alexander Louis Mallet, and now by his son Philip Mallet.


  • A few extracts from a volume for 1819 are quoted in Piero , Sraffa (ed.) The works and correspondence of David Ricardo, vol. viii, Letters 1819-June 1821 (Cambridge: 1, 952), pp. 19, 147, and a few extracts from volumes for 1820, 1821, 1824 and 1830 are quoted in Sraffa, op. cit., vol. x, Biographical miscellany (Cambridge: 1955), pp. 16-17, 32, 51, 67, 73, 95, 187, 314. Extensive entries from the post -1830 diaries are quoted in Political Economy Club, centenary volume (1921).
Facsimiles of Two Volumes of a Manuscript Diary kept by John Lewis Mallet
Susan Thomas

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom