Catalogue description Letters and papers

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Details of HAG 202, 602 x 4
Reference: HAG 202, 602 x 4
Title: Letters and papers

Letters to Fairless Barber, writers include: John Henry Parker 1874, letter annotated 'Architectural Curator of the Ashmolean'; and Sir Gilbert Scott, architect, accepting invitation to Barber's house, 1878.


Letters to Major Hoot in Gibraltar and Dominica, mainly concerning his own writings (of an antiquarian nature?), writers include: A.H. Hall from Victoria Street, S.W., London, concerning possible publication of a translation of Welsh poetry, nd; Col. Hawkins, nd, letter annotated 'this letter was written by one of the officers in whose custody Napoleon was conveyed to St. Helena'; Adam Sedgwick, nd, letter annotated '1785-1873 Geologist FRS Cambridge'; MacKenzie Walcott, nd, letter annotated '1821-1880 ecclesiologist'; John Wood, nd, letter annotated 'St. Bartholomew Hospital 1825-91 surgeon'; Sir Alexander George Woodford, nd, letter annotated 'field marshall 1782-1870'; Lord Howe, on behalf of Queen Alexandria, expressing thanks for gift of one of Hoot's works, 1839; Earl of Cardigan, 1839; Lord Downham, 1841; Robert Mitchell, 1856; Edmund Yates, 1864, letter annotated '1831-1894 author and journalist, Post Office official'; Sir Saul White Baker, 1874, (part only), letter annotated 'Explorer of the Upper Nile'; Henry Thomas Ellacombe, rector of Clyst St. George, Devon, 1874, letter annotated '1790-1885 antiquary'.


Letters to Harrison Weir comprising: John Gibson, concerning his sculptures in Rome, and referring to proposed visit to Lord and Lady Harry Vane at Battle, nd, letter annotated 'sculptor 1790-1866'; Jerry (?) Barrett, inviting Weir to meet with him and a 'few artists', 1857, letter annotated 'artist'; William Blanchard Jerrold, 1858, letter annotated 'author'; Thomas Quiller (?) 1859, letter annotated 'poet'.


Papers relating to Haggard family, including notes re mansion house of Aagaard and Gyldenstjerne families of Denmark, nd; wedding breakfast invitation from Mr. and Mrs. Young to Mr. and Mrs. Haggard, nd; cutting re finding of remains of Roman villa at Methwold, near Haggard's Dyke, 1882; letter from Alfred Simpson to Sir William Haggard enclosing two prints, 1920.


Miscellaneous papers including: accounts for restoration of Presteign church (Herefordshire), nd; order for repayment to Joseph Mosgrave of loan made to government, 1714; receipt by H.L. Walpole for life annuities, 1763; ME Hicks Beach, on behalf of the Lord's Treasury, to the Earl of Dartmouth concerning possibility of granting copies of the publications of the national records to the Huddersfield Archeological and Topographical Association, 1868; order for memorial service for Thomas Wallace, 1891-1965, to be held in the Monica Wills Memorial Chapel on 22 February 1965.

Date: 1714-1965
Held by: Norfolk Record Office, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Physical description: 1 bundle

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