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Guard-book of letters and papers

 Single Item
MS. Eng. misc. c. 143
Held at the Weston Library

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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.


  • Creation: 17th-20th century


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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MS. Eng. misc. c. 143

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17297


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.

Guard-book of letters and papers
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom