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Papers of Thomas Firminger, 1991

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 35/160

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of correspondence and other papers relating to Thomas Firminger:

1. [ ] Firminger to (sister) 'My dear Kate' (possibly Catherine Dyer, née Firminger), 20 April 1848.

2. Elizabeth Firminger to Catherine [Dyer], 6 April 1854.

3. Thomas Firminger to William [Dyer], 17 January 1859.

4. Sir James South to Thomas Firminger, 25 June 1861.

5. Sir James South to [Thomas Firminger], 2 July 1861.

6. Thomas Firminger to Catherine [Dyer], 6 November 1861.

7. Announcement of the death of Thomas Firminger, November 1861.

8. Page 3 of an undated letter or memorandum in Thomas Firminger's hand giving dates of occupation of residences.

9. An undated copy of an inscription (possibly that on Elizabeth and Thomas Firminger's tombstone).

10. An undated copy of an entry in Nevil Maskelyne's Memorandum Book of January 1803, concerning an explosive method of chimney cleaning.

The original items are held by the Manuscripts Department.


  • 1991

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1 folder(s) (1 folder)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Photocopied by Adam Perkins, Cambridge University Library, 31 July 1991.

Finding aid date

2007-01-30 14:15:55+00:00

Includes index.


Repository Details

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