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Letters from William Frere, 1808-02-18 - 1812-08-12

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/HAR/1/8

Scope and Contents

Re: disagreement with Edward Christian over College's power to appoint a Fellow, and Christian's proposed petition to the Chancellor;
re Christian and election to Mastership after death of Francis Annesley (Christian has put in an even more absurd affidavit).


  • Creation: 1808-02-18 - 1812-08-12

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From the Management Group:

Some records series are subject to confidentiality restrictions with the following closure periods: 30 years from date of creation for general administration files, legal records and financial files; 50 years from date of creation for governmental records, including papers of the College Governing Body and College Council, and constituent committees; 100 years from date of creation for personal and personnel records, including tutorial files, staff and fellows files and appointment records, personal finance and pension records. In addition sensitive correspondence and papers concerning College affairs such as disputes and disciplinary matters are closed for 100 years. Restrictions apply on some personal and private papers.


5 item(s) (5 letters) : Paper

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Related Materials

See DCPP/HAR/1/13.


Frere, William

Finding aid date

2001-06-18 13:33:02+00:00

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Repository Details

Part of the Downing College Repository

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