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A brief diary of personal and public events together with a journal of the weather

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MS. Top. gen. e. 6

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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.

Dates

  • written in A.D. 1747-1773 (?) by R. Gough

Extent

98 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. gen. e. 6, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. gen. e. 6

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20035

Overview

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.

Custodial History

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.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

7 1/2 × 5 in.
Title
A brief diary of personal and public events together with a journal of the weather
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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