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Letters between William Cobbett, James Wright publisher of the Political Register, and John and James Swann paper-makers of Ensham near Oxford

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MS. Eng. hist. c. 33

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Letters between William Cobbett, James Wright publisher of the Political Register, and John and James Swann paper-makers of Ensham near Oxford, 1806-19. From Cobbett there are 18, several from Newgate.

All are about debts and other money matters. One letter (fol. 24) is from Cobbett's daughter Anne, 15 Sept. 1809.

Dates

  • Written in 1806-1819

Extent

54 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. c. 33, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. hist. c. 33

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19108

Overview

Letters between William Cobbett, James Wright publisher of the Political Register, and John and James Swann paper-makers of Ensham near Oxford

Biographical / Historical

William Cobbett (1763-1835) was an MP, author, journalist and publisher.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, no. 31508

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Bodleian privately, Sept. 1893.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

13 7/8 × 9 3/8 in.
Title
Letters between William Cobbett, James Wright publisher of the Political Register, and John and James Swann paper-makers of Ensham near Oxford
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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