Letters to Samuel Pegge

Scope and Content

Letters to Samuel Pegge, with a list of correspondents at the front of each volume.

Administrative / Biographical History

Samuel Pegge the elder (1704-1796) was Prebendary of Lincoln and an antiquary. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The letters were bought from William Smith & Son of Reading in 1932.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 41605-8.