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Guard-book of letters

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MS. Eng. lett. d. 2

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Guard-book of letters, 18th-19th century, including letters;
  1. Fols. 15-65. from Dawson Turner to T. J. Pettigrew, 1824-40
  2. Fols. 85-136, 167-235. from Harriet Martineau to Edward Moxon, c.1841-3, and to John Chapman, 1854-8
  3. Fols. 236-304. of Hannah More, 1816.

Dates

  • 18th-19th century

Extent

350 Leaves

Preferred Citation

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

MS. Eng. lett. d. 2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 11204

Overview

Guard-book of letters

Biographical / Historical

Dawson Turner (1775-1858) was an English banker, botanist and antiquary. Thomas Joseph Pettigrew (1832-1908) was a Scottish comparative anatomist. Harriet Martineau (1802-1876) was an English writer and journalist. Edward Moxon (bap. 1801, d. 1858) was an English publisher and poet. Hannah More (1745-1833) was an English religious writer and philanthropist.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired, 1928-32.
Title
Guard-book of 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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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom