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Correspondence of the Rev. James Austin Roberts, his Wife, and Son


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Correspondence of the Rev. James Austin Roberts, congregationalist minister, and his wife Sarah (née Gilby), 1813-31 and 1832-71, including letters to each other; letters to their son Austin, 1856-8, 1874; memoranda of James Austin Roberts, 1818-22; and a letter from the Duke of Wellington to the Marquis of Normanby, 1840.


  • 1813-74


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Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. lett. c. 546].
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MSS. Eng. lett. c. 546-7

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13429

Biographical / Historical

James Austin Roberts (1795-1872) was a Congregational minister, in Wiltshire, 1828-32, in New York, 1832, and at New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1832-62.

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A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.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 from Henry Bristow Ltd., 1981.

Related Materials

See also Diaries of James Austin Roberts and members of his family (MSS. Eng. misc. e. 996-1009, f. 596-599).
Correspondence of the Rev. James Austin Roberts, his Wife, and Son
Susan Thomas
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom