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Letters and Legal Documents of Philip Bliss

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Letters and legal documents of Philip Bliss as trustee of the settlement on the marriage of Jamima Williams of Jamaica and Thomas Warne in 1823.

Dates

  • 1837-1852

Extent

2 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. c. 503; Eng. lett. d. 463].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. c. 503; Eng. lett. d. 463

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12799

Biographical / Historical

Dr. Philip Bliss (1787-1857) was an antiquary and editor. He was on the staff of the Bodleian Library from 1808 to about 1813, and 1822-28. He was Registrar of the University of Oxford (1824-53), Keeper of the Archives (1826-1857), and Principal of St. Mary Hall (from 1848 until his death in 1857). Further details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library by Morrell, Peel & Gamlen, solicitors, of Oxford, in 1970.
Title
Letters and Legal Documents of Philip Bliss
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Tarrant
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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