Scope and Contents
Transcripts made by Marsh's son Edward of his father's diaries, which Marsh had started to write in 1765, with some loose notes describing particular volumes. Nos. 1-3 are missing. No.4 1768-1770 (pp.273-368); No.5 1770-1773 (pp.369-460); No.6 1773-1776 (pp.461-556); No.7 1776-1779 (pp.557-648); No.8 1779-1781 (pp.649-740); No.9 1781-1783 (pp.741-836); No.10 1783-1785 (pp.837-932); No.11 1785-1787 (pp.933-1024); No.12 1787-1790 (pp.1025-1112); No.13 1790-1794 (pp.1113-1204); No.14 1794-1799 (pp.1205-1300); No.15 1799-1803 (pp.1301-1408); No.16 1803-1809 (pp.1409-1512); No.17 1809-1815 (pp.1513-1620); No.18 1815-1821 (pp.1621-1716); No.19 1821-1825 (pp.1717-1812); No.20 1825-1828 (pp.1813-1868).
- 1800 (Circa)
- Marsh, John, 1752-1828 (composer) (Person)
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17 volume(s) (17 volumes)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought from R. Gorer, Kingston, near Barham, Canterbury, March 1968
Existence and Location of Copies
Microfilm available. Microfilms of the complete set of diaries are also kept at West Sussex County Record Office, Chichester.
The original diaries are held at the Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
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