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Guard-book of letters and papers

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MS. Eng. misc. c. 143

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Guard-book of letters and papers, 17th-20th century, including:
  1. (fols. 1-20) diary by J. O. Westwood of a tour in South Wales, 1846
  2. (fols. 21-51) papers, 1824-66, relating to a rowing match from Oxford to London on 12 May 1824
  3. (fols. 62-80) copy of a memoir by Dorothy Wordsworth entitled 'A narrative of George and Sarah Green of the parish of Grasmere ... 1808'
  4. (fols. 131-82) correspondence and papers of Wentworth Webster relating to George Borrow, 1894-7
  5. (fols. 275-92) report of a meeting of booksellers relating to the copyright privileges of the universities and the King's printer, 1819.

Dates

  • 17th-20th century

Extent

314 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. c. 143, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. c. 143

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17297

Abstract

Guard-book of letters and papers

Biographical / Historical

John Obadiah Westwood (1805-1893) was an English entomologist and paleographer. Dorothy Wordsworth (1771-1855) was an English writer.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired, 1930-45.
Title
Guard-book of letters and papers
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom