Correspondence of Thomas Burgess
Correspondence of Thomas Burgess, mainly with scholars and ecclesiastics.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. lett. c. 133].
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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.
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. 40934-41.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The correspondence was bought from W.I. Williams in 1949.
- Many of the letters are printed in J.S. Harford, Life of Thomas Burgess (London, 1840).
- Correspondence of Thomas Burgess
- Emily Tarrant
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