Account books, correspondence and other papers, including one item in Latin. Many of the letters relate to banking and financial transactions. The collection includes The gentleman and citizen's almanack (Dublin, 1763), produced by John Watson, bookseller.
Matthew Atkinson and family: Papers
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The background of Matthew Atkinson of Temple Sowerby, Westmorland, is not known.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
Deposited from the papers of Professor D.M. Joslin, 1971.
Other Finding Aids
Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.