Letters to Samuel Pegge
Letters to Samuel Pegge, with a list of correspondents at the front of each volume.
4 shelfmarks (0.44 linear metres)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. lett. d. 43].
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MSS. Eng. lett. d. 43-6
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13314
Biographical / Historical
Samuel Pegge the elder (1704-96) was Prebendary of Lincoln and an antiquary. 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. 41605-8.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The letters were bought from William Smith & Son of Reading in 1932.
- Letters to Samuel Pegge
- Emily Tarrant
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