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Collection of letters written mainly to publishers

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MS. Eng. lett. c. 132

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Collection of letters written mainly to publishers, late 18th-19th century, including:
  1. (fols. 1-41) letters from John Calder to John and J. B. Nichols, 1783-1815, with some verse
  2. (fols. 42-85) letters to the Gentleman's Magazine, 1805-41; (fols. 86-116) letters to Taylor and Hessey, 1817-25.

Dates

  • late 18th-19th century

Extent

215 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. lett. c. 132, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. lett. c. 132

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 7521

Overview

Collection of letters written mainly to publishers

Biographical / Historical

John Calder (1733-1815) was a Scottish author. John Bowyer Nichols (1779-1863) was an English printer and antiquary.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given anonymously, 1950.
Title
Collection of letters written mainly to publishers
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom