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Diaries of Two Members of the Rivington Family


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Diaries of two members of the Rivington family comprising:
  1. the diary of Charles Rivington, Sept. 1778 - Aug. 1780, continued with monthly entries, Sept. 1780 - Dec. 1781, resumed daily 1 Jan. - 16 Feb. 1782
  2. (probably) the diary of one of Charles Rivington's younger brothers, of tours to Oxford, June 1787, and the West Country, Aug. 1787, Sept. 1788, and Sept. 1791.


  • 1778-82, 1787-91


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Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. e. 957].
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MSS. Eng. misc. e. 957-8

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13427

Biographical / Historical

Charles Rivington (1754-1831) was a publisher.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Library, Sotheby's, 12 Dec. 1977, lot 238.
Diaries of Two Members of the Rivington Family
Susan Thomas
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom