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Manuscripts, 1650-1870 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1143228
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Kashnor, Leon
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1650-1870] 
15 boxes (2,000 items) 
Summary

The main bulk of the manuscripts is made up of some fifteen hundred pieces from the Townshend papers relating chiefly to the period 1688 to 1753. Apart from the principal group the collection includes Gregory King's Observations and conclusions natural and political, upon the state and condition of England etc.. some letters of John Stuart Mill, a number of letters from Robert Owen, (a small group written mainly by Chartists to J.A. Roebuck), (and a considerable group of letters and other material of W.J. Linton).

Biography/History

The collection was formed over a period of some forty years by the late Leon Kashnor, the proprietor of the Museum Bookstore in London.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 1458.

Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid (62 p.) available in the Manuscript Reading Room. 
Subjects Kashnor, Leon - Archives.  |  Linton, W. J. - (William James), - 1812-1897 - Archives.  |  Mill, John Stuart, - 1806-1873 - Correspondence.  |  Owen, Robert - (1771-1858) - Correspondence.  |  King, Gregory, - 1648-1712.  |  Great Britain - Economic conditions.  |  Ireland - Economic conditions.
Time Coverage 1650-1870 

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