Letters to Benjamin Harrison, Archdeacon of Maidstone

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Letters to Benjamin Harriosn, 1854-81, with printed charges to the clergy of the archdeaconry, 1854-8, 1874.

Administrative / Biographical History

Benjamin Harrison (1808-1887) was archdeacon of Maidstone and a biblical scholar. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Conditions Governing Access

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 Winifred A. Myers in 1972.


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

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