Joseph Higginson: Illuminated Addresses

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      GB 133 Eng MS 1136
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  • Physical Description
      256 x 205 mm. 1 volume (ii + 5 + ii folios); Medium: vellum. Binding: full bound in brown morocco, silk doublures.

Scope and Content

Volume containing two illuminated addresses presented to Joseph Higginson esq., from the congregation and children of St Joseph's Church, Reddish, Lancashire, to mark the completion of their new church and the opening of their new schools attached to the church; both were erected at his own sole expense.

Conditions Governing Access

The manuscript is available for consultation by any accredited reader.

Acquisition Information

Presented to the John Rylands Library by Francis Buckley esq., MA, BCL, JP, in March 1949.


Description compiled by Jo Humpleby, project archivist.

Other Finding Aids

Catalogued in the Hand-List of the Collection of English Manuscripts in the John Rylands Library, 1937-1951 (English MS 1136).

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