Letters to Joseph Cradock (arranged alphabetically, G-M, N-S), 1760-1826; letters to Mrs Cradock, 1811-15; and the correspondence of John Bowyer Nichols, mainly as Cradock's executor, 1826-8.
Letters to Joseph Cradock and to J.B. Nichols
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Eng. Lett. b. 33-4
- Dates of Creation1760-1828
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Joseph Cradock (1742-1826) was an author; John Bowyer Nichols (1779-1863) was a printer, he acted as an executor for Cradock.
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Bought by the Library, Sotheby's, 17 Dec. 1979, lot 90.
Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
Other Finding Aids
A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.
Sotheby's (Gough Nichols sale), 18 Nov. 1929, lot 150.
Many of the letters to Joseph Cradock are printed in volumes 1 and 4 of his Literary and miscellaneous memoirs (London: 1828).