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Letters to Cadell and Davies

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MS. Eng. lett. c. 141

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Correspondence of Cadell and Davies, booksellers and publishers, 1791-1830.

Dates

  • 1791-1830

Extent

259 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. lett. c. 141, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. lett. c. 141

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 7563

Overview

Letters to Cadell and Davies

Biographical / Historical

Cadell and Davies was an English publishing company established in London in 1793 by bookseller and publisher Thomas Cadell the younger (1773-1836) and his apprentice, William Davies (d. 1820), when Thomas Cadell the elder (1742-1802) bequeathed his business to them. They shut down after Davies death in 1819.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by correspondent, with copies or drafts of many replies.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given anonymously, 1950.

Bibliography

  • The letters were printed in full or in abstract by T. Besterman, The publishing firm of Cadell and Davies (London, 1938).
Title
Letters to Cadell and Davies
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whicelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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