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Cobbett, William (1763-1835), MP, author, journalist and publisher

GB/NNAF/P148330   (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P5966)

Location of Related Collections
Scope1791-1833: corresp and papers (300 items, 2 vols)
RepositoryOxford University: Nuffield College Library
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 371 Cobbett
Other referenceseeHMC Papers of British politicians 1782-1900, 1989
Scope1807-35: corresp and papers (3 vols)
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MSS 31125-27
Scopepapers including accounts: letters (12) to JY Akerman and James Bradley
RepositoryCambridge University: Fitzwilliam Museum
Record ReferencePerceval Bequest
Other referenceseeSturges, Economists papers 1750-1950, 1975
Scopecorresp and papers (c100 items)
RepositoryRutgers University Libraries
Other referenceseeNUC MS 65-1591 87-216
Scope1793-1832: letters (34) and literary MS
RepositoryHuntington Library
Other referenceseeGuide to Literary MSS 1979
Scope1802-34: letters and papers
RepositoryHarvard University: Houghton Library
Other referenceseeSturges, Economists papers 1750-1950, 1975
Scope1830-31: misc papers (I vol)
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 31857
Scopeletters (83)
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois Library, Urbana
Other referenceseeHamer, Archives and MSS in the USA 1961
Scopeletters and papers (12 items)
RepositoryBoston Public Library
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 11046 Boston Library
ScopeMSS and printed material rel to him
RepositoryMuseum of Farnham
Other referenceseeASLIB Directory of Literary and Historical Collections 1993
Scopepapers and notes about him in papers of Lord Cochrane's secretary
RepositoryBirmingham: Archives, Heritage and Photography Service
Record ReferenceMS 1749
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 40648 Sumner
Scope1827-35: letters (18) from him and his sons to John and JY Akerman
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceEg MS 3808
Scope1816-36: misc corresp incl letters to JY Akerman (120 items)
RepositoryCambridge University: Trinity College Library
Record ReferencePSC B24
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 34805 Sraffa
Scope1802-06: corresp with Daniel Badcock (13 items)
RepositorySomerset Heritage Centre
Record ReferenceDD\SAS/C/2616 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 28398 Somerset Arch Soc
Scope1815-19: copy letters from George Kinloch
RepositoryCollection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
Record ReferenceNRAS551 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 14800
Scope1793: letters (23) to James Mathieu
RepositoryHistorical Society of Pennsylvania
Other referenceseeSturges, Economists papers 1750-1950, 1975
Scope1830-35: (copies) letters (9) to Thomas Mellersh, with related corresp about Cobbett's last illness and death
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceRP 79
Scope1812-32: letters to James Tubb
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts
Record ReferenceMS.Eng.lett.c.541 ff.1-38
Other referenceseeLocation Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1829-34: letters (11) to William Williams
RepositoryNational Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
Record ReferenceNLW MS.22364C
Other referenceseeLocation Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1800-06: corresp with William Windham
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 37853
Scope1800-10: corresp with John Wright and James Swann
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MSS 22906-7
Scope1806-19: corresp with James Wright and John and James Swann
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts
Record ReferenceMS Eng hist c 33
Scope1796-1800: account book
RepositoryAmerican Antiquarian Society
Other referenceseeSturges, Economists papers 1750-1950, 1975
Scopems items for Cobbett's Weekly Political Register
RepositoryCambridge University: Trinity College Library
Record ReferenceA 13
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 34805 Sraffa
Scope1850: colection of letters essays and news articles rel to the life of Cobbett
RepositoryYale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
Record Referenced318
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 18661 Osborn coll
Scope1822-1826: letters to William Palmer
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd 82727
Other referenceseeAnnual Return 2006
Scope1831-1832: scrapbook with corresp
RepositoryLondon University: Senate House Library
Record ReferenceMS1079/4/2 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Other referenceseeAnnual Return 2007

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