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Guard-book of papers and letters

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MS. Eng. misc. b. 44

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Guard-book of papers and letters, including:
  1. (fols. 1-32) papers concerning a case brought in the Common Pleas by Adolphus Brightley, printer, against Sir Thomas Phillipps, 1825-7
  2. (fols. 47-62) list of subscribers to, and account of sales of, William Wilberforce, A practical view of the prevailing system of professed Christians, 1806, with (fol. 63) a letter from Wilberforce to Cadell & Davies, 1799
  3. (fols. 118-44) reports by F. R. Mason, on agriculture on the Malabar Coast, 1936, carbon typescript with photographs
  4. (fols. 150-69) papers of the families of Le Fleming of Rydal Hall, and Dudley of Yanwath, 16th-17th cent., some calendared in HMC 25: 12th report (1890) app., pt. vii, nos. 10, 2752, 4109, 4467, 4846, 5273, 5549.

Dates

  • 17th-20th century

Extent

205 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. b. 44, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. b. 44

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17222

Overview

Guard-book of papers and letters

Biographical / Historical

Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), baronet, was an English collector of books and manuscripts. William Wilberforce (1759-1833) was an English politician, philanthropist and slavery abolitionist.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired, 1948-75.
Title
Guard-book of papers and letters
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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Weston Library
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