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Collection Level Description: Letter-books of George Scott of Woolston Hall

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. f. 1-2
Title: Letter-books of George Scott of Woolston Hall
Dates of Creation: 1745-80
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

George Scott (1720-80) of Woolston Hall, Chigwell, Essex, was an antiquary.

Scope and Content

Letter-books of George Scott, 18 October 1745-18 August 1746, 15 January-17 July 1780.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The letter-books were bought from Winifred A. Myers in 1962.

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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. 41846-7.

Access Points

Scott | George | 1720-1780 | Essex Landowner and Antiquary

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