Cambridge University Petition presented to the House of Lords against the Irish Church Bill

Scope and Content

Autograph signatures of members of the senate in support of petition to House of Lords opposing the Irish Church bill. After (fo. 7) heads of colleges and (fo. 8) professors the signatures are arranged by college. They appear on strips of paper, pasted into the volume. There is (fo. 2) a full list of contents, which includes related material both MS. and printed.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Presented by Robert Potts of Trinity College, secretary to the committee connected with the petition, 1870.

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