Papers of Richard Higgs and John Higgs
Papers of Richard Higgs and John Higgs, with notes on the writers by Thomas Percy, 1770.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. e. 344].
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MSS. Eng. misc. e. 344-345
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 7907
Biographical / Historical
Richard Higgs was a schoolmaster. His nephew, John Higgs, was Vicar of Highley, Shropshire.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 45842-3.
Sotheby's, 29 Apr. 1884 (Percy sale), part of lot 190; owned by W.D. Macray; sold by him to Arthur Sparrow, 1885.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given by A.A. Hanbury-Sparrow, 1952.
- Papers of Richard Higgs and John Higgs
- Emily Tarrant
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