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Letter of Bernard H. Newdigate to Roger Croxton

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MS. Eng. c. 8418, fols. 134-135
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Typewritten letter of Bernard H. Newdigate discussing an event mentioned in Ben Jonson's poem 'A speech according to Horace', most likely towards the publication of The Poems of Ben Jonson edited by Bernard H. Newdigate (Oxford: Shakespeare Head Press/Basil Blackwell, 1936). The letter is written on headed paper of The Shakespeare Head Press, Oxford; dated 15 Dec 1935 and addressed to Roger Croxton at The Sun Engraving printers in London.


  • Creation: 15 Dec 1935


2 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 8418, fol. 134].

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MS. Eng. c. 8418, fols. 134-135

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 5955


Letter of B.H. Newdigate to Roger Croxton, 15 Dec 1935.

Biographical / Historical

Bernard Henry Newdigate (1869-1944) was an author, publisher and printer. During the First World War he served as Lieutenant and then Captain in the 8th Batallion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Further biographical details can be found in the Who's Who.

Roger Croxton (d 1986) was Managing Director of the Sun Engraving company and before that Captain in the Honourable Artillery Company.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Found in the Library, 20 Jan 2004.

Catalogue description of a letter of Bernard H. Newdigate to Roger Croxton
Margaret Czepiel
Language of description
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Edition statement
First edition

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom