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Letter-book of George Scott of Woolston Hall, volume 35

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MS. Eng. e. 3655

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Collection of letters written to various people including (p. 151) Thomas Fry and (p. 142) Dr William Oliver. Some letters (pp. 19-30) concern Scott's inheritance of the papers of his uncle, the natural philosopher William Derham. At the back of the volume there is an index of the recipients of his letters.

Dates

  • 24 Aug. 1757 - 18 Mar. 1758

Extent

282.0 pages

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. e. 3655, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. e. 3655

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13162

Overview

Letter-book of George Scott of Woolston Hall, volume 35

Biographical / Historical

George Scott (1720-80) of Woolston Hall, Chigwell, Essex, was an antiquary.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Samuel Gedge in June 2010.

Related Materials

Volumes 18 and 64 of Scott's letter-books are MSS. Eng. lett. f. 1-2.

Physical Facet

Bound in vellum with original brass fastenings.
Title
Letter-book of George Scott of Woolston Hall, volume 35
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2018
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom