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Letters of the 19th century, chiefly of the second half

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MS. Autogr. d. 8
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Letters of the 19th century, chiefly of the second half, with a few portraits, presented by S. G. Perceval, esq., and partly collected by his grandmother lady Trevelyan: arranged in alphabetical order of writers' names: among them are letters from:

  1. Ford Madox Brown, Nov. 13, 1879 (fol. 23)
  2. The rev. Fred. Will. Faber, June 4, 1852 (fol. 38)
  3. The right hon. Henry Fawcett, M.P., Sept. 6, 1866 (fol. 41)
  4. The rev. H. R. Haweis, Jan. 14, 1889 (fol. 59)
  5. Dr. G. F. Maclear, July 12, 1897 (fol. 71b)
  6. Robert Moffat, the missionary, Aug. 5, 1862 (fol. 79)
  7. Sir Isaac Pitman, Dec. 8, 1879 (fol. 87)
  8. Prince Radziwill, Dec. 30, 1856 (fol. 88)
  9. Miss Ada Rehan, Nov. 7, 1891 (fol. 90)
  10. Athelstan Riley, Apr. 15, late 19th cent. (fol. 98)
  11. Sir Henry Thompson, F.R.C.S., Dec. 31, 1877 (fol. 111)

Additions: two letters from dr. Charles Daubeny, Sept. 8, 1843 (?), and Oct. 24, 1857 (foll. 115, 117), both given by S. G. Perceval esq., on July 23, 1910.


  • Creation: Written in 1806-1898


122 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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MS. Autogr. d. 8

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19545


Letters of the 19th century, chiefly of the second half

Biographical / Historical

Spencer George Perceval (1838-1922) was an antiquary and a geologist.

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. 33371

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by S. G. Perceval on Feb. 16, 1904.

Physical Facet

On paper


11 × 9 1/4 in.

Letters of the 19th century, chiefly of the second half
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