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Six poverty letters

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MS. Eng. c. 7903, fols. 26-33

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Collection of six unrelated letters written by poor and semi-literate people. The letters either request employment or help in financial difficulties. Comprises:
  1. (fols. 26-2) from E. Bowman? to Mrs Rools?, watermark 1809
  2. (fols. 28-9) from Peter Biscoe to Mr Blackshaw, 1812
  3. (fol. 30) from E. Tilsey to unidentified, 1813
  4. (fol. 6) to ? Ellis, 1814
  5. (fol. 32) from 'England' to unidentified, 1815
  6. (fol. 33) from C.E. Wilson to unidentified, n.d.

Dates

  • [c.1809-1815], n.d.

Extent

8 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 7903, fols. 26].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. c. 7903, fols. 26-33

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 6777

Overview

Six poverty letters.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Ken Spelman, 9 May 2012. Sponsored by Peggy Heeks, Duke Humfrey’s Night, 15 Oct 2013.
Title
Six poverty letters
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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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom