Joseph Cradock (1742-1826) was an author; John Bowyer Nichols (1779-1863) was a printer, he acted as an executor for Cradock.
Letters to Joseph Cradock (arranged alphabetically, G-M, N-S), 1760-1826; letters to Mrs. Cradock, 1811-15; and the correspondence of John Bowyer Nichols, mainly as Cradock's executor, 1826-8.
Sotheby's (Gough Nichols sale), 18 Nov. 1929, lot 150.Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought by the Library, Sotheby's, 17 Dec. 1979, lot 90.Access Conditions
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A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.Related Units of Description
See also the papers of the Nichols Family, printers and publishers (MSS. Eng. b. 2071-7, c. 6165-6); and correspondence to John and John Bowyer Nichols, regarding the Gentleman's Magazine and the History of Leicestershire (MSS. Eng. lett. b. 11-19; c. 354-72).Publication Note
Many of the letters to Joseph Cradock are printed in volumes 1 and 4 of his Literary and miscellaneous memoirs (London: 1828).
Authors | 18th century
Authors | 19th century
Cradock | Joseph | 1742-1826 | author
Nichols | John Bowyer | 1779-1863 | printer and antiquary