Small collections of correspondence and single items

Scope and Content

Eighteenth century: 88/1 Copies of letters between Charles Spalding and Granville Sharp, philanthropist, pamphleteer and scholar, 1777-82. Nineteenth century: 88/2 Eleven letters between Eleanor Bragg and her uncle, William Wilson (canon of Winchester, 1831-71, and vicar of Holy Rood, Southampton, 1824-73) 1857-63; correspondence between Eleanor Bragg and other members of her family, 1853-6 88/3 Letter from J.D.Doswell, engineer to the Southampton Harbour Commission, to George Atherley, concerning repairs to the dock wall, 4 Dec 1821 88/4 Letter from Lieutenant Colonel Samuel Ferrior of the First Regiment of Life Guards, Ninove, Flanders, to his brother Benjamin Ferrior, describing the British army assembled for the Waterloo campaign, reviews by Louis XVIII of France and other dignitaries, and the countryside of Flanders, 7 Jun 1815 88/5 Letter from William Stubbs, Bishop of Chester, to Mr Brocklebank, accepting an invitation for a visit as Stubbs 'would rather come to you than to the Palace', 2 Oct 1884 88/6 Five letters from Charles Richard Sumner, Bishop of Winchester, to Revd Robert Morgan, Stockbridge, concerning the living of Little Somborne, Hants, 1828-9 Twentieth century: 88/7 Letter from Sir Hugh Casson to the Vice Chancellor of the University of Southampton, with a self caricature, May 1977 88/8 Copy of a letter from Mrs Isabel Florence Wilkinson to Richard Thomas Church, poet, novelist and literary critic, about their childhood, and Church's reply, 1972 88/9 Letter from General Sir Hubert De La Poer Gough to Brigadier General Sir James Edward Edmonds about the official history of the Great War edited by Edmonds, 10 Feb 1935 88/10 Letter, in German, from Leo Strauss (Author of Die Religionskritik Spinozas (Berlin, 1930)) to Dr L.Feuchtwanger, 1935, with German press cuttings relating to Spinoza 88/11 Copy of a letter of 15 Jun 1981 from Professor Dan Pedro to Professor H. Brian Griffiths, Department of Mathematics, University of Southampton, about David Hadden Guest, a former student of University College, Southampton, who was killed fighting in the Spanish Civil War

Administrative / Biographical History

A group of small collections of correspondence.

Access Information

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Separated Material

The papers of Granville Sharp are in the Lloyd-Baker of Hardwicke Court collection at the Gloucestershire Record Office.