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Correspondence of Thomas Burgess

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Correspondence of Thomas Burgess, mainly with scholars and ecclesiastics.

Dates

  • 1778-1837

Extent

8 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. lett. c. 133].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. lett. c. 133-140

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 7587

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Burgess (1756-1837) was successively bishop of St. David's and Salisbury. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The correspondence was bought from W.I. Williams in 1949.

Bibliography

  • Many of the letters are printed in J.S. Harford, Life of Thomas Burgess (London, 1840).
Title
Correspondence of Thomas Burgess
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Tarrant
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom