Facsimiles of two volumes of a manuscript diary kept by John Lewis Mallet, marked 'volumes iv and v' and covering the period October 1821 to January 1825. The remainder of the diary has not survived.
Facsimiles of two volumes of a manuscript diary kept by John Lewis Mallet
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
John Lewis Mallet (1775-1861) was Secretary of the Audit Office.
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Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
Other Finding Aids
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The facsimiles were made from originals owned by the late Sir Victor Alexander Louis Mallet, and now by his son Philip Mallet.
A few extracts from a volume for 1819 are quoted in Piero , Sraffa (ed.) The works and correspondence of David Ricardo, vol. viii, Letters 1819-June 1821 (Cambridge: 1, 952), pp. 19, 147, and a few extracts from volumes for 1820, 1821, 1824 and 1830 are quoted in Sraffa, op. cit., vol. x, Biographical miscellany (Cambridge: 1955), pp. 16-17, 32, 51, 67, 73, 95, 187, 314. Extensive entries from the post -1830 diaries are quoted in Political Economy Club, centenary volume (1921).