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Jersey Papers of Rev. Philip Morant


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Letters and papers relating to Jersey collected by Philip Morant.


  • Creation: 1718-1766


0.20 Linear metres (4 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Jersey d. 1, fols. 1-2].

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MSS. Top. Jersey d. 1, e. 1-2, f. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13239


Jersey Papers of Rev. Philip Morant

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. 31661-31664.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bought at the Astle sale at Puttick's, June 19, 1894 (lots 98, 97, 96, 99).

Jersey Papers of Rev. Philip Morant
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom