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Seventeen letters from the rev. Gilbert White of Selborne to archdeacon Ralph Churton

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MS. Eng. misc. b. 9

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Seventeen letters from the rev. Gilbert White of Selborne to archdeacon Ralph Churton, 1779-93: one, at fol. 21, is imperfect: a list of the letters (most of which bear a seal) precedes on fol. 1.

Dates

  • Written in 1779-1793 by G. White

Extent

63 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. b. 9, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. b. 9

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19480

Abstract

Seventeen letters from the rev. Gilbert White of Selborne to archdeacon Ralph Churton

Biographical / Historical

Reverend Gilbert White of Selborne (1720-1793) was a naturalist. Ralph Churton (1754-1831) was Archdeacon of St David's and a biographer.

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. 32856

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented to the Library by mrs. S. M. Inge, grand-daughter of the recipient of the letters, on Oct. 2, 1900.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

18 5/8 × 12 in.
Title
Seventeen letters from the rev. Gilbert White of Selborne to archdeacon Ralph Churton
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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