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Jackson, William Ward: letter (1822)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 AL395
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Jackson, William Ward: letter (1822)
Date(s): 1822
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 1 sheet
Name of creator(s): Jackson | William Ward | d 1842 | of Normanby, Yorkshire


Administrative/Biographical history:

William Ward Jackson was a landowner who resided at Normanby Hall, near Middlesbrough, North Riding of Yorkshire. His third son, Ralph Ward Jackson (1806-1880) became well known as a railway entrepreneur and served as MP for Hartlepool.


Scope and content/abstract:

Letter from William Ward Jackson of Normanby, [North Riding of Yorkshire] to George Brigham, near Hutton, Rudby, [North Riding of Yorkshire], 20 Mar 1822. Describing how a servant of Jackson's had been killed 'by an accident from a horse' that day and an early inquest is desired. Asks Brigham to tell the bearer of the letter what time he will arrive. Autograph, with signature.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

See hard copy catalogue.

Conditions governing access:

Access to the items in the collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the controlled environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. 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:

Typescript catalogue available in the Library's Palaeography Room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

See archivist

Immediate source of acquisition:

Purchased from E Hall, 1966.

Allied Materials

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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:
Aug 2008

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