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James Dixon: letters to his father, 1836-1849

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6608-6609

Scope and Contents

Letters from James Dixon to his father John sent whilst he was travelling, mostly on the Continent. The letters have been guarded and bound. All are originals, and are addressed to John Dixon at 50 Fenchurch Street, London, except for /36 which is addressed to 6 Mecklenburgh Square. They give a detailed account of James Dixon's foreign travels, particularly of his sojourns in Vienna and Paris


  • Creation: 1836-1849


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2 volume(s) (2 volumes paper) : paper

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented to Cambridge University Library by the naturalist, traveller and author F.H.H. Guillemard (1852-1933), in 1928

Repository Details

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