Manuscript accounts of excursions by William Fry (1763-1849)

Scope and Content

Manuscript accounts of excursions by William Fry (1763-1849) from London to Canterbury and Margate (1826), Leicestershire and Staffordshire (1827), Loughborough and Liverpool (1828), and back to Leicestershire in 1829. The accounts are illustrated with contemporary printed engravings, many of which have been hand coloured. There are also printed bookplates of the arms of Fry inside the front cover and on the front end-paper.

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Acquisition Information


Other Finding Aids

'A handlist of the manuscript collection'. Compiled by Brian Burch and Jenny Clark. Leicester : Leicester University Library, 1998.

Archivist's Note

Former reference MS149.

Description prepared by Andrew Lacey.

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