Journal of W.P. Emerton
Journal of W.P. Emerton, compiled mainly in Oxford, 1863-1915 (many gaps); written in Letts’s Office Diary and Almanac. The 1863 volume, the first that Emerton compiled, is badly damp-stained, but remains fairly legible. The 1898 volume contains pencil notes by one of Emerton's daughters on members of the family and others mentioned in the journal.
0.88 linear metres (8 boxes)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. e. 2722, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Eng. e. 2722-2729
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 7142
Journal of W.P. Emerton.
Biographical / Historical
Wolseley Partridge Emerton (b. 1843) was a barrister (Inner Temple, 1882) and economist. He matriculated from Magdalen Hall, Oxford, in 1863.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought, with an interleaved and annotated copy of one of Emerton’s works, De Conjecturis Ultimarum Voluntatum (Oxford, 1894; shelfmark Rec. e. 180) from Titles, Oxford, 1992.
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