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Journals of Richard Chiswell the Younger and Trench Chiswell

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The journals give detailed descriptions, observations and opinions of many towns and buildings throughout England, Scotland and Wales.

Dates

  • 1696-1796

Extent

1.1 Linear metres (11 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don. c. 181, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Don. c. 181-182; d. 193-194; e. 169;p Eng. e. 2403-2408

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 7051, ID 7061

Overview

Journals of Richard Chiswell the Younger (1673-1751) Turkey merchant and traveller and the journals of his grandson, Trench Chiswell (1735?-1797) merchant and antiquary, 1696-1796.

Biographical / Historical

Richard Chiswell the Younger (1673-1751), Turkey merchant and traveller - see Dictionary of National Biography. Trench Chiswell (1735?-1797), London merchant and antiquary - see Dictionary of National Biography.

Arrangement

The journals are arranged by author and chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

MSS. Don. c. 181-182, d.193-194, e. 169 were bought, D.P. White, Occasional List 40 (May 1991), items 2-6, and given by Bodley's Canadian Friends, 1991. MS. Eng. e. 2403-2408 were bought D.P. White, Occasional List 37(1991), item 338.
Title
Catalogue of the journals of Richard Chiswell the Younger and Trench Chiswell
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Anna Dunn
Date
2001
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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