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Simon Patrick: letters to Elizabeth, Lady Gauden

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.19

Scope and Contents

Many of the letters are followed by copies in the hand of Samuel Knight DD. The collection includes three replies by Gauden, a letter from Philip Morant to [S. Knight], 11 Jan. 1754, and a letter from C. Marriott to 'Mrs Knight', 27 Mar. 1838. The list of contents at the front of the volume is in the hand of John Percy Baumgartner.


  • Creation: 1665-1678


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Belonged to Samuel Knight DD, prebend of Ely and rector of Bluntisham, Hunts. After Knight's death in 1746, the MS. descended to John Percy Baumgartner of Milton, Cambs., who presented it to the Library in 1859.

Existence and Location of Copies

Microfilm available

Related Materials

Cambridge University Library also holds other material relating to Simon Patrick at Mss Add. 20, 36, 53, 56, 63-66, 70, 71, 74, 76, 78, 81, 84, 103.


The letters were transcribed by William Cole (see note to letter 91), and several have been published from Cole's transcripts (B.L. Add. MS 5810) in A. Taylor (ed.), Works of Symon Patrick, vol. 9, Oxford, 1858.
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