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Collection Level Description: Letters of John Randolph

Reference: MSS. Top. Oxon. d. 353-6
Title: Letters of John Randolph
Dates of Creation: 1784-1810
Extent: 4 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

John Randolph (1749-1813) was Rector of Ewelme, 1783, canon of Christ Church and Regius Professor of Divinity, 1783-1807, Bishop of Oxford, 1799-1806, of Bangor, 1806-9, and of London, 1809-13. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Letters of John Randolph to his brother-in-law, the Rev. Thomas Lambard, Rector of Ash, Kent.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The letters were given to the Library in 1942.

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Further Information

Finding Aids

P.S. Spokes, Summary Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library relating to the city county and university of Oxford. Accessions from 1916 to 1962 (Oxford, 1964).

Access Points


Lambard | Thomas | fl 1784-1810 | Rector of Ash, Kent

Randolph | John | 1749-1813 | Bishop of London

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