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Letters and papers of Thomas Percy, Bishop of Dromore

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MS. Eng. misc. b. 38

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Letters and papers of Thomas Percy, Bishop of Dromore, including:
  1. (fols. 1-61) domestic and medical recipes, c.1760-70
  2. (fols. 62-74, 167-8) papers and bills concerning servants
  3. (fols. 75-101) letters and accounts of Richard Annesley, 2nd Earl Annesley, as agent to the Bishop, 1783-6
  4. (fols. 130-50) papers and letters 'concerning the horns of the fossil deer' found near Dromore, 1783, including (fols. 146-7) a pen-and-ink drawing
  5. (fols. 151-66) sheets A-B and two plates from G. Stubbs, The anatomy of the horse (1766).

Dates

  • c. 1760-1789

Extent

182 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. b. 38, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. b. 38

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17219

Overview

Letters and papers of Thomas Percy, Bishop of Dromore

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Percy (1729-1811) was an English writer and Church of Ireland bishop of Dromore.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given anonymously through John Johnson, 1935.
Title
Letters and papers of Thomas Percy, Bishop of Dromore
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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