Papers of the Herrick Family of Leicestershire
Papers of the Herrick family of Leicestershire, consisting of family letters, and official business and estate papers. Most of the papers are of Sir William Herrick.
- 16th-19th cent.
Language of Materials
English and Latin
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. hist. b. 216].
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MSS. Eng. hist. b. 216, c. 474-484
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13015
Biographical / Historical
The Herrick family of Leicestershire included Sir William Herrick (1562-1653), who was a goldsmith and moneylender, and one of the four Tellers of the Exchequer of Receipt, 1616-1623.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 39666-77.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were bought from Hofmann and Freeman, with the aid of a grant from the fund administered by the Victoria and Albert Museum, in 1968.
Many of the papers are printed in John Nichols, History and antiquities of the county of Leicester (London, 1795-1811).
- Papers of the Herrick Family of Leicestershire
- Emily Tarrant
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