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Le Mare, E R: letters (1879)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 AL70
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Le Mare, E R: letters (1879)
Date(s): 1879
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 2 items (5 leaves)
Name of creator(s): Mare | E R | Le | fl 1879 | correspondent of J O Chadwick x Le Marc | E R
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Administrative/Biographical history:

No information was available at the time of compilation.


Scope and content/abstract:

2 letters from E R Le Mare of Hazelwood, Clevedon, Somerset to J O Chadwick of 46 Bolton Road, St John's Wood, London. (1) Urging Chadwick to enter the House of Commons - 'we want practical men, men who will dare to think for themselves, and maintain their opinions'; with part of the envelope, bearing stamps and the address, 31 October 1879. (2) Describing how Le Mare is 82 years old and nearly blind. To write, he uses 'a frame of woodwork with a frame of wire work laid upon it with thin bars across to keep the lines straight, 7 November 1879. Autographs, with signatures.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

See hard copy catalogue.

Conditions governing access:

Open for research. Please contact the University Archivist for details. 24 hours notice is required for research visits.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

Finding aids:

Catalogue of the manuscripts and autograph letters in the University Library at the central building of the University of London (1921). A copy is available in the Library's Palaeography Room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

See archivist

Immediate source of acquisition:

Inserted in a copy of Monier Evans's Crises of 1847-8, given to Le Marc by Chadwick.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Anya Turner.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
July 2008

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