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Journal of W.P. Emerton

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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.

Dates

  • 1863-1915

Extent

0.88 linear metres (8 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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

Abstract

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.

Related Materials

The Library also holds an interleaved and annotated copy of one of Emerton's works, De Conjecturis Ultimarum Voluntatum (Oxford, 1894; shelfmark Rec. e. 180), which was bought with his journal.
Title
Journal of W.P. Emerton
Status
Published
Author
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2021 by Hannah Jordan
Date
EAD version 2021
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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