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Papers collected by the Congreve family of Burton Hall, Cheshire

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MS. Eng. lett. c. 275

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Papers collected by the Congreve family of Burton Hall, Cheshire, including:
  1. Fols. 1-11. letters to members of the family, 1735-1821
  2. Fols. 12-25. letters to John Hough, Bishop of Worcester, 1700-35
  3. Fols. 26-45. miscellaneous papers, 18th cent., with (fols. 26-30) three exercises in Latin prose and verse by Samuel Johnson, 1725, n.d.

Dates

  • 1700-1821

Extent

45 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. lett. c. 275, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. lett. c. 275

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17059

Overview

Papers collected by the Congreve family of Burton Hall, Cheshire

Biographical / Historical

John Hough (1651-1743) was the bishop of Worcester from 1717 until his death in 1743.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from Charles Congreve, 1969.
Title
Papers collected by the Congreve family of Burton Hall, Cheshire
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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