Jersey Papers of Rev. Philip Morant
Letters and papers relating to Jersey collected by Philip Morant.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. Jersey d. 1].
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MSS. Top. Jersey d. 1, e. 1-2, f. 1
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13239
Biographical / Historical
Philip Morant (1700-1770) was a historian of Essex and Rector of St Mary's Colchester. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
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, nos. 31661-4.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were bought at the Astle sale at Puttick's in 1894.
- Jersey Papers of Rev. Philip Morant
- Emily Tarrant
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