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Eight letters from the duke of Wellington, chancellor of the University of Oxford

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MS. Top. Oxon e. 80

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Eight letters from the duke of Wellington, chancellor of the University of Oxford, to the vice-chancellor (dr. F. C. Plumptre), 1849-52, on matters of university business, including copies by the duke of two letters to him from lord John Russell, Aug. 7 and 20, 1850 (fols. 15, 17), about proposed members of the new University Commission. A signature is cut off on fol. 4. At fol. 21 is a short note from dr. M. J. Routh, Jan. 4, 1851.

Dates

  • Written in 1849-1852

Extent

32 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon e. 80, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. Oxon e. 80

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19496

Abstract

Eight letters from the duke of Wellington, chancellor of the University of Oxford

Biographical / Historical

Frederick Charles Plumptre (1796-1870) was master of University College, Oxford.

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. 32895

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from mr. J. M. Smith of Retford, Aug. 8, 1900.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

7 5/8 × 6 in.
Title
Eight letters from the duke of Wellington, chancellor of the University of Oxford
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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