Collection Level Description: Manuscripts and News-letters Collected by George Smith
Reference: [pr. bk.] Smith newsb. c. 7, c. 10, d. 16
Title: Manuscripts and News-letters Collected by George Smith
Dates of Creation: 17th-19th cent.
Extent: 3 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: George Smith
Language of Material: English
George Smith (fl. 1954).
Scope and Content
Manuscripts and news-letters collected by George Smith. Including:
- (c. 7) a copy of a memorial by Alexander Cruden concerning
Elizabeth Canning, 1754, with a series of engravings showing Elizabth Canning's
- (c. 10) 'The subscription of the inhabitants of the ward of
Cheape, London, for a free and vollentary present to his Maiesty', 31 July
- (d. 16) the Magazine of Battersea Grammar School, London, 1
June-20 July 1885.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given to the Library by George Smith, with printed newsbooks, in 1954.
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a
valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers,
Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the
Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol.
II, nos. 53025-7.
Canning | Elizabeth | 1734-1773 | malefactor
Smith | George | fl 1954
Battersea Grammar School | London
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