Correspondence of the Mann Family

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      GB 161 MSS. Eng. lett. b. 9, c. 292-4, d. 303-6, e. 119
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Scope and Content

Correspondence of the Mann family, consisting of:  

  • Family correspondence, 1799-1842, including letters to Frederick William Mann, 1799-1811
  • Correspondence of Gother Frederick Mann and his wife Margaret, ca. 1845-62
  • Miscellaneous family correspondence, 1798-1909

Administrative / Biographical History

The Mann family of Guernsey included Frederick William Mann (1782-1871) and Gother Frederick Mann (1817-1881), Major General.

Conditions Governing Access

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Acquisition Information

The correspondence was given to the Library in 1970.


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

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 40481-9.

A calendar of the correspondence is available in the Library and at the National Register of Archives.