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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

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

Overview

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

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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