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Petition to the college for abatement of tithes, or rather of composition thereof., 1831-10-29

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/N1/12

Scope and Contents

From the Fonds:

The rectory of Alford was bequeathed to the college by John Green, Master 1750-64, Bishop of Lincoln 1761-78, for the purpose of purchasing annually three pieces of plate for presentation to undergraduates who distinguished themselves academically; he also gave £100 for the renewal of the lease (see, in more detail, Lamb's edition of Masters' History of the College at p. 247. and no. 2, below).


  • 1831-10-29


1 membrane(s) : vellum

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

I 12


Allotment holders of Alford

Finding aid date

2007-09-20 18:35:24+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Corpus Christi College Archives Repository

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