Correspondence of Charles George Perceval

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      GB 161 MSS. Top. Surrey c. 1-5; Eng. lett. d. 167
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Scope and Content

Correspondence of Charles George Perceval, consisting of:  

  • Letters to Lord Arden about the magistracy, 1829-39
  • Letters to Lord Arden about the Surrey yeomanry, 1830-9
  • Miscellaneous letters to Lord Arden, 1812-39

Administrative / Biographical History

Carles George Perceval, 2nd Baron Arden (1756-1840) was Lord Lieutenant of Surrey.

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Acquisition Information

The correspondence was given to the Library in 1954.


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. II, nos. 55216-21.

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