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Collection Level Description: Jersey Papers of Rev. Philip Morant

Reference: MSS. Top. Jersey d. 1, e. 1-2, f. 1
Title: Jersey Papers of Rev. Philip Morant
Dates of Creation: 1718-66
Extent: 4 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Philip Morant (1700-70) was a historian of Essex and Rector of St Mary's Colchester. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Letters and papers relating to Jersey collected by Philip Morant.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bought at the Astle sale at Puttick's in 1894.

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Further Information

Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, nos. 31661-4.

Access Points

Morant | Philip | 1700-1770 | Historian of Essex and Rector of St Mary's Colchester

Jersey (Channel Islands)

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