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Collection Level Description: Letters to Benjamin Harrison, Archdeacon of Maidstone

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. d. 317-18
Title: Letters to Benjamin Harrison, Archdeacon of Maidstone
Dates of Creation: 1854-81
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Benjamin Harrison (1808-87) was Archdeacon of Maidstone and a biblical scholar. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Letters to Benjamin Harriosn, 1854-81, with printed charges to the clergy of the archdeaconry, 1854-8, 1874.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The letters were bought from Winifred A. Myers in 1972.

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Finding Aids

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. 41758-9.

Access Points

Harrison | Benjamin | 1808-1887 | Archdeacon of Maidstone and Biblical Scholar

Church of England | Maidstone Archdeaconry

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