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Collection Level Description: Letters to Samuel Pegge

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. d. 43-6
Title: Letters to Samuel Pegge
Dates of Creation: 1725-75
Extent: 4 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Samuel Pegge the elder (1704-96) was Prebendary of Lincoln and an antiquary. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Letters to Samuel Pegge, with a list of correspondents at the front of each volume.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The letters were bought from William Smith & Son of Reading in 1932.

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Further Information

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. 41605-8.

Access Points

Pegge | Samuel | 1704-1796 | Prebendary of Lincoln and Antiquary

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