File 689 - Papers of Joseph Edleston

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Papers of Joseph Edleston


  • 1851-1878 (Creation)

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Gift of Miss Edleston, 9 October 1953.

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Papers relating to the revision of the Trinity College Statutes and the work of the Royal Commission, primarily composed of printed leaflets circulated amongst the Fellows of Trinity College with manuscript edits by Edleston, in some cases recording votes and general outcomes of discussions. There are four letters in the collection as well, with one each from Francis Martin and William Whewell, and two from John Westlake. These are accompanied by printed sermons given by Robert Burn, William Whewell, H. V. Elliott after Archdeacon Hare's death, and Henry John Hotham.

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      See also Joseph Edleston's Papers at the Durham County Record Office, reference number D/Ed 11.

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