Collection Level Description: Diaries of Two Members of the Rivington Family
Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. e. 957-8
Title: Diaries of Two Members of the Rivington Family
Dates of Creation: 1778-82, 1787-91
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Charles Rivington and (probably) one of his younger brothers.
Language of Material: English
Charles Rivington (1754-1831) was a publisher.
Scope and Content
Diaries of two members of the Rivington family comprising:
- the diary of Charles Rivington, Sept. 1778 - Aug. 1780, continued with monthly entries, Sept. 1780 - Dec. 1781, resumed daily
1 Jan. - 16 Feb. 1782
- (probably) the diary of one of Charles Rivington's younger brothers, of tours to Oxford, June 1787, and the West Country,
Aug. 1787, Sept. 1788, and Sept. 1791.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought by the Library, Sotheby's, 12 Dec. 1977, lot 238.
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Rivington | Charles | 1754-1831 | publisher
West Country (England)
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