Correspondence of Thomas Burgess

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Correspondence of Thomas Burgess, mainly with scholars and ecclesiastics.

Administrative / Biographical History

Thomas Burgess (1756-1837) was successively bishop of St. David's and Salisbury. 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 correspondence was bought from W.I. Williams in 1949.

Note

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

Other Finding Aids

Bibliography

Many of the letters are printed in J.S. Harford, Life of Thomas Burgess (London, 1840).