Item 48 - Letters from E. H. Barker to F. T. Maxon

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Crewe MS/48


Letters from E. H. Barker to F. T. Maxon


  • 1822–33 (Creation)

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1 volume (32 x 26 cm), containing 84 leaves and 1 loose sheet. Letters are pasted to the rectos of ff. 1–16, 22, 24–44, 46, 48–69, 71–81, 83–4, and the free endpaper at the back. Bound in cloth.

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The armorial bookplate of Robert, Earl of Crewe, is pasted inside the front cover.

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The volume contains seventy-three letters and other papers, mainly letters from E. H. Barker to F. T. Maxon. For further details see the separate descriptions of the contents. (Note that the papers on ff. 79r and 80r are out of chronological order.) On the spine is a leather label stamped ‘MS. Correspondence of E. H. Barker’.

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Foliated 1–84, with a loose letter inserted after f. 82.

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  • English

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