Letters to Gregory Sharpe

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Letters to Gregory Sharpe, 1750-5, with copies of some replies, including letters concerning his works A dissertation upon the origin and structure of the Latin tongue (London, 1751) and Two dissertations... (London, 1751).

Administrative / Biographical History

Gregory Sharpe (1713-1771) was a theologian. 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 letters were bought from The Bookshop, Cirencester, in 1954.


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

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