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Petition, Cambridge University, 3 May 1820

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8781/96

Scope and Contents

Petition of over 380 undergraduates to George IV on his accession, requesting the grant of a celebratory 'term'; possibly drawn up by Augustus Granville Stapleton, St John's; no evidence that it was presented


  • Creation: 3 May 1820

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased, 1973, from Paul Grinke, and presented by A.J. Miller

Repository Details

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