A brief diary of personal and public events together with a journal of the weather
A brief diary of personal and public events, 1747-1751 and 1755-1773, together with a journal of the weather, 1755-1772, both written by Richard Gough, chiefly at Enfield.
- Creation: written in A.D. 1747-1773 (?) by R. Gough
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. gen. e. 6, fols. 1-2]
MS. Top. gen. e. 6
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 20035
A brief diary of personal and public events together with a journal of the weather, written in A.D. 1747-1773 (?) by R. Gough.
Biographical / Historical
Richard Gough (1735–1809) was an antiquary.
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. 29659.
At fol. ii is a letter from John W. Ford, May 17, 1886, explaining that he had taken out and destroyed a formal memorandum book of a mr. Tilley, brother-in-law of Richard Gough.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This was part of lot 137 in the second Hartley sale on May 3, 1886, and were purchased by John W. Ford for £6 12s., who re-sold them to the Bodleian for the same sum soon after.
7 1/2 × 5 in.
- A brief diary of personal and public events together with a journal of the weather
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