Jersey Papers of Rev. Philip Morant

Scope and Content

Letters and papers relating to Jersey collected by Philip Morant.

Administrative / Biographical History

Philip Morant (1700-1770) was a historian of Essex and Rector of St Mary's Colchester. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The papers were bought at the Astle sale at Puttick's in 1894.


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

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, nos. 31661-4.

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