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Letters and autographs, 18th-20th century, collected by R. Campbell Thompson

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MS. Autogr. d. 20

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Letters and autographs, 18th-20th century, collected by R. Campbell Thompson, with a list of contents at fol. 1. Several of the letters are addressed to Francis Baily, Augustus De Morgan, and William Frend. At fol. 219 is a printed 6 pound note of New Jersey.

Dates

  • 18th-20th century

Extent

226 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Autogr. d. 20, fols 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Autogr. d. 20

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16221

Abstract

Letters and autographs, 18th-20th century, collected by R. Campbell Thompson.

Biographical / Historical

Francis Baily, 1774-1844, was an English Astronomer. William Frend, 1757-1841, was an English clergyman, social reformer and writer. Augustus De Morgan, 1806-1871, was a English mathematician and logician who was married to writer and activist, Sophia De Morgan. R. Campbell Thompson, 1876-1941, is the grandson of Augustus De Morgan, and a British archaeologist, assyriologist, and cuneiformist.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by R. Campbell Thompson, 1925.
Title
Letters and autographs, 18th-20th century, collected by R. Campbell Thompson
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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