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Letters from John Buchan to Benjamin Consitt Boulter ('Taff' or 'Taffy')

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MS. Eng. c. 8330

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The letters are autograph unless stated otherwise. Comprises:
  1. (fols. 1-40) twenty letters from Buchan to Boulter, 1895-1900 [fols. 11-12, 31-34 are conjecturally dated]
  2. (fols. 41-42) typescript letter from Buchan to Boulter, sent from Government House, Ottawa, 1939
  3. (fols. 43-44) letter from an unidentified correspondent to Buchan's sister, Anna Masterton Buchan [the novelist O. Douglas], commiserating on the death of her brother, William Buchan, 1912
  4. (fol. 45) incomplete letter to Buchan, 'My dear Tweedsmuir' from an unidentified correspondent, on the subject of genealogy, 1935


  • 1895-1939


45 Leaves

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Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 8330, fols. 1-2].
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MS. Eng. c. 8330

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 10834


Letters from John Buchan to Benjamin Consitt Boulter ('Taff' or 'Taffy')

Biographical / Historical

John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir (1875-1940) was a Scottish novelist, historian and politician.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Blackwell's Rare Books, 2014.
Letters from John Buchan to Benjamin Consitt Boulter ('Taff' or 'Taffy')
EAD version 2018
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom