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'A collection of ridiculous letters etc. etc... . Begun June 6th, 1777 at Newcastle upon Tyne', by John Brand

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MS. Eng. misc. c. 298

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'A collection of ridiculous letters etc. etc.... Begun June 6th, 1777 at Newcastle upon Tyne', by John Brand. Many are addressed to Thomas Saint, printer of the Newcastle Courant, and contain contributions to the paper.

Dates

  • Begun June 6th 1777

Extent

107 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. c. 298, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. c. 298

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 7500

Overview

'A collection of ridiculous letters etc. etc... . Begun June 6th, 1777 at Newcastle upon Tyne', by John Brand

Biographical / Historical

John Brand (1744-1806) was an English antiquary and topographer.

Custodial History

W. Stewart, 6 May 1807 (Brand sale), lot 160 of the MSS.; bookplate of Edward Astle.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given anonymously through L. W. Hanson, 1950.

Physical Facet

Quarter calf, vellum corner pieces, marbled boards, rebacked
Title
'A collection of ridiculous letters etc. etc... . Begun June 6th, 1777 at Newcastle upon Tyne', by John Brand
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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