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Dawson Turner Manuscripts

Manuscripts of Dawson Turner, including: Letters addressed to Edmund Henry Barker, the classical scholar Letters from Bishop Thomas Tanner to his uncle Thomas Moore Collections made by George Chalmers (d. 1825), chiefly relating to Shakespeare
Extents: 6 shelfmarks
Dates: 18th-19th cent.
Collection

Tanner Manuscripts

Tanner's collections contain much on the 17th-century Church, including correspondence of successive Archbishops of Canterbury, Gilbert Sheldon, 1663-77, and William Sancroft, 1677-90; and many papers relating to the Civil War and Interregnum, mainly correspondence of William Lenthall, Speaker of the House of Commons 1640-60. Sancroft's 'Adversaria', comprise mainly theological writings by Archbishop Sancroft.
Extents: 635 shelfmarks
Dates: 10th-18th century