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Pp. 211-258 of an official Letter-book containing copies of letters and communications addressed to lt. col. Ad. Gordon

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MS. Eng. misc. c. 35

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Pp. 211-258 of an official Letter-book containing copies of letters and communications addressed to lt. col. Ad. Gordon, commanding at Ghazipur near Benares, June 11-Sept. 27, 1810. The rest of the volume is scraps, among which are:
  1. Fol. 4. plans and measurements of a private house, May 5, 1770, with notes of the tea and wine there
  2. Fol. 34. notes on kinds of snuff, about 1814
  3. Fol. 57. an acrostic poem on the Crucifixion
Fols. 58-169. Guard-book of papers and letters, 17th-19th cent., including:
  1. Fols. 78-91. letters to John Ferrers of Walton, Derbs., mainly concerning parliamentary elections, 1658-60
  2. Fols. 100-5. letters from W. M. Kinsey to Joseph Skelton, 1828-9
  3. Fols. 108-68. notes and correspondence of Falconer Madan concerning Alexander Nowell's Catechism, 1881-93. Verse in Crum
Added between 1917 and 1923:
  1. Fols. 61-2, containing an abstract of title to a tenement in Shrewsbury, 4 Edw. III--42 Eliz.
  2. Some notes on John Boston of Bury (fols. 63-72) have been inserted

Dates

  • Eritten chiefly early in the 19th century

Extent

65 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. c. 35, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. c. 35

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19442

Abstract

Pp. 211-258 of an official Letter-book containing copies of letters and communications addressed to lt. col. Ad. Gordon

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

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. 32681

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought at an autograph sale at Sotheby's on Nov. 10, 1899, as part of lot 325, with further material acquired, 1917-23.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

12 7/8 × 9 3/8 in.
Title
Pp. 211-258 of an official Letter-book containing copies of letters and communications addressed to lt. col. Ad. Gordon
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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