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Thomas Perry: Letter book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8172

Scope and Contents

There is an entry by Thomas Perry at the front of the letter book describing its contents: This book contains part of my English correspondence during the period of my officialdom as magistrate in the district of Etawa in Bengal...the remaining part of the book is mostly filled with letters and reports connected with two circuits performed by me in the years 1819, 20 & 21, when attached to the court of circuit in Bareily.


  • 1814-1821

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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The letter book was formerly the property of John Perry of Watlington, whose bookplate is on the inside front cover. Purchased from Messrs Phillipps, Son and Neale, auctioneers, 16 May 1978.

Related Materials

Cambridge University holds other letter books of Thomas Perry, MSS.Add.5375-5380.

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