Papers of T.R. Leighton

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      GB 161 MSS. Eng. misc. c. 553, e. 703
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Scope and Content

Papers of T.R. Leighton, consisting of:  

  • Diary of journeys with his regiment between Chinsura and Cawnpore, and Delhi and Lucknow, 1829-34
  • Letters and papers, 1832-42

Administrative / Biographical History

Thomas Richard Leighton (d 1842) was captain in the 44th Regiment of Foot, in India.

Conditions Governing Access

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Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Library by A.W. Pullan in 1959.


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. 44217-18.


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