Correspondence of Richard Gough

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Six volumes of correspondence of Richard Gough, consisting of:  

  • Correspondence of Gough and Samuel Denne, 1783-99
  • Correspondence of Gough, including letters from him to his mother, 1761-77; letters to and from William Bush, 1756-70; letters to and from John Howel, 1760-81; and letters to and from John James, 1779-1803
  • Correspondence of Gough with Edward Haistwell, 1760-83
  • Correspondence of Gough with the widow, daughter and son-in-law of John Hutchins, 1774-1806
  • Correspondence of Gough with Owen Manning, 1767-96, and Thomas Pennant
  • Correspondence of Gough with Michael Tyson, 1770-80

Administrative / Biographical History

Richard Gough (1735-1809) was an antiquary. 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 collection was bought at Sotheby's in 1947.

Note

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

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