File 113 - William Carus correspondence

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Add. MS b/113


William Carus correspondence


  • [19th cent.] (Creation)

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1 vol.

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Born in Liverpool 2 March 1804 the son of Roger Carus, admitted 29 Oct. 1821, matriculated Michaelmas 1823, scholar in 1825, and B.A. in 1827, where Venn lists him as 28th Wrangler and 9th Classic), M.A. in 1830. He was elected a Fellow in 1829, and served as Dean from 1832 to 1850. He served as Canon of Winchester 1851-1885. His friends established the William Carus Greek Testament Prize in 1853. Author of the biography of Charles Simeon and of Charles Pettit McIlvaine. Died 27 August 1891.

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Gift of Miss G. D. N. Bingham, June 1967.

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Volume of letters arranged alphabetically by correspondent, with usually no more than one letter per person, each correspondent identified at the top of the page on which the letter is mounted, in the form of an autograph book.

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