Accounts of Timothy Yeats-Brown, British Consul at Genoa
Personal and business accounts books, 1835-1857.
0.1 Linear metres (3 physical shelfmark)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark, e.g. MS. Eng. d. 3821, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Eng. Eng. c. 7284, fols. 66-70, d. 3821-3822
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 6438
Two manuscript account books of Timothy Yeats-Brown one regarding personal expenses, 1835-48, and the other regarding consul accounts, 1840-57.
Biographical / Historical
Timothy Yeats-Brown (1789-1858) was a British Consul at Genoa. Between 1832 and 1840 he lived on the Island of Palmaria with his wife Stuarta before moving to Genoa to become a consul. He died in 1858 shortly after his retirement. See E. R. Vincent: Ugo Foscolo: an Italian Regency in England (Cambridge; Cambridge University Press, 1953) p. 166.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased from Ken Spelman, list 66, item 33 on 23 May 2009.
- Catalogue of the accounts of Timothy Yeats-Brown, 1835-1857
- Finding aid prepared by Victoria Sloyan
- Language of description