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Letters and autographs, 1727-1855, among which are letters to William Sloper, esq.

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MS. Eng. misc. c. 36

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Letters and autographs, 1727-1855, among which are:
  1. Letters to William Sloper, esq., of Woodhay, Newbury (four, 1784: fol. 5)
  2. A long and precocious letter from Sarah Saunders of Bristol, aged eleven, to her father, April 9, 1819, chiefly about her own character as determined by a lady 'Chraneologist', 'miss Schemel-penning' (fol. 18)
  3. From or to Joseph Cottle, with several poems by him and others, 1822-5 (fol. 21)
  4. From the hon. William Herbert, afterwards dean of Manchester, Nov. 4, 1841 (fol. 67)
  5. From sir George H. Rose, Apr. 29, 1839 (fol. 84)
  6. From lord John Russell, March 22, 1844 (fol. 85)

Dates

  • Written in 1727-1855

Extent

101 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. c. 36, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. c. 36

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19443

Abstract

Letters and autographs, 1727-1855, among which are letters to William Sloper, esq.

Biographical / Historical

William Sloper, esq., of Woodhay, Newbury (fl. 1727-1855).

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. 32682

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought at an autograph sale at Sotheby's on Nov. 10, 1899, as part of lot 325.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

13 × 9 1/2 in.
Title
Letters and autographs, 1727-1855, among which are letters to William Sloper, esq.
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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