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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

Administrative/Biographical History

Charles Rivington (1754-1831) was a publisher.

Scope and Content

Diaries of two members of the Rivington family comprising:

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Library, Sotheby's, 12 Dec. 1977, lot 238.

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Rivington | Charles | 1754-1831 | publisher

Oxford (England)

West Country (England)

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