Collection Level Description: Papers of T.R. Leighton
Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. c. 553, e. 703
Title: Papers of T.R. Leighton
Dates of Creation: 1829-42
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Language of Material: English
Thomas Richard Leighton (d. 1842) was captain in the 44th Regiment of Foot, in India.
Scope and Content
Papers of T.R. Leighton, consisting of:
- Diary of journeys with his regiment between Chinsura and Cawnpore, and Delhi and Lucknow, 1829-34
- Letters and papers, 1832-42
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were given to the Library by A.W. Pullan in 1959.
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a
valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see
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. 44217-18.
Leighton | Thomas Richard | d 1842 | Captain in 44th Regiment of Foot
Great Britain and Ireland | Army | 44th Regiment of Foot
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