Thomas Burgess (1756-1837) was successively bishop of St. David's and Salisbury. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Correspondence of Thomas Burgess, mainly with scholars and ecclesiastics.
The correspondence was bought from W.I. Williams in 1949.Access Conditions
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M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 40934-41.Publication Note
Many of the letters are printed in J.S. Harford, Life of Thomas Burgess (London, 1840).
Burgess | Thomas | 1756-1837 | Bishop of Salisbury
Church of England | Bishops
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