Letters mainly from John Gage Rokewode, with a few letters between others

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Misc. Letters 1 Rokewode
  • Dates of Creation
      1835-1842
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      98 letters held in 2 boxes, manuscript. The letters were formerly bound into a volume which is now shelved in a separate author/alphabetical sequence following the main sequence of Miscellaneous Letters.

Scope and Content

Comprises 98 autograph letters, mainly from John Gage Rokewode to William Long, dated between 24 September 1835 and 9 November 1842.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Gage Rokewode (1786-1842), the antiquary. For fuller details of his life and achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

From the library of Lord Brotherton.

Note

In English.

Other Finding Aids

The letters are listed in the Letters database http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/letters/letlink.htm#rokewode