Letters to Joseph Cradock and to J.B. Nichols
Letters to Joseph Cradock (arranged alphabetically, G-M, N-S), 1760-1826; letters to Mrs. Cradock, 1811-15; and the correspondence of John Bowyer Nichols, mainly as Cradock's executor, 1826-8.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. Lett. b. 33].
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MSS. Eng. Lett. b. 33-4
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 12883
Biographical / Historical
Joseph Cradock (1742-1826) was an author; John Bowyer Nichols (1779-1863) was a printer, he acted as an executor for Cradock.
Other Finding Aids
A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.
Sotheby's (Gough Nichols sale), 18 Nov. 1929, lot 150.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought by the Library, Sotheby's, 17 Dec. 1979, lot 90.
- Many of the letters to Joseph Cradock are printed in volumes 1 and 4 of his Literary and miscellaneous memoirs (London: 1828).
- Letters to Joseph Cradock and to J.B. Nichols
- Susan Thomas
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