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Letters from Captain John Betton of the 3rd Regiment, Dragoon Guards, to his mother

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MS. Eng. c. 6857

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The letters are mainly about army matters and family, and include:
  1. (fols. 251-69) letters written from Portugal and Spain with details of living conditions and accounts of battles, 1809
  2. (fols. 276-9) pedigree of the Betton of Great Berwick family, 1870

Dates

  • 1801-1809

Extent

280 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 6857, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. c. 6857

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 10096

Overview

Letters from Captain John Betton of the 3rd Regiment, Dragoon Guards, to his mother

Biographical / Historical

Betton | John | 1778-1809 | Captain of 3rd Regiment of Dragoon Guards

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequeathed by Professor Sir William Paton, 1994

Physical Facet

Binding: quarter calf, marbled boards, by Period Binders, Bath, late 20th cent.
Title
Letters from Captain John Betton of the 3rd Regiment, Dragoon Guards, to his mother
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2018
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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