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Letter-book of Thomas Edwards

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MS. Eng. lett. e. 92

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Letter-book of Thomas Edwards, mainly letters to John Clarke concerning the 'Order of the Twitcher', a mock-chivalric order in which Edwards was Sir Roger de Quondam and Clarke Sir Robin de Quondam.

Dates

  • 1727-1735

Extent

106 pages

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. lett. e. 92, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. lett. e. 92

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 10291

Overview

Letter-book of Thomas Edwards

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Edwards (1738-1810) was a Welsh poet.

Custodial History

Part of the Way family papers.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Sold by R. H. Way in 1952 to Vedder M. Gilbert, who gave it to the Library, 1964.

Related Materials

Other Edwards letter-books are MSS. Bodley 1007-1012 (SC 28432-7).

Bibliography

  • See Notes and Queries, 200 (1955), 433-6.

Physical Facet

Paper wrapper inscribed 'Twitcher correspondence of the late Thos. Edwards No 2'
Title
Letter-book of Thomas Edwards
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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