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Papers chiefly relating to the families of Adams and Foxton, of Kibworth Beauchamp in Leicestershire

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MS. Add. D. 92

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Papers chiefly relating to the families of Adams and Foxton, of Kibworth Beauchamp in Leicestershire, many on financial matters, among which are:
  1. (fol. 2) extracts about Foxton from the parish registers, 1609-1797;
  2. (fol. 21v rev.) notes of expenses of printing 'Mr Carte's book' priced 7s. 6d., imperfect;
  3. (fol. 26) 'A catalogue of my books on trade [etc., at present kept] in London, 1747';
  4. (fols. 31, 53) Adams papers, 1784-1824;
  5. (fol. 46) verses etc. by Elizabeth Foxton, abt. 1823;
  6. (fol. 85) 'A short introduction to Psalmody, from J. Jkins Manuscript', 18th century;
  7. (fol. 83) 'The Art of Elocution, extracted from [dr. John] Ward's System of Oratory. Part II', 18th century.

Dates

  • written in 1725-1824

Extent

95 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. D. 92, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. D. 92

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19880

Overview

Papers chiefly relating to the families of Adams and Foxton, of Kibworth Beauchamp in Leicestershire, written in 1725-1824.

Biographical / Historical

Elizabeth Foxton (fl. c.1823)

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. V, no. 29441.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from John Taylor, of Northampton, on Jan. 10, 1884.

Related Materials

See also MS. Top. Northants b. 1.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

14 1/8 × 9 1/4 in.
Title
Papers chiefly relating to the families of Adams and Foxton, of Kibworth Beauchamp in Leicestershire
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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