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Lot Description

RICHARD PAUL JODRELL SENIOR: COPIES OF LETTERS BY R P JODRELL ON THE SUBJECT OF HIS ESTATES TO DIVERS PERSONS, four extensive manuscript volumes, lacking volumes 1-2 with copy letters 16 January 1800-12 December 1822, numbered 659-3336, index in each volume, folio, contemporary reversed calf, ex-Bayfield Hall Library, Norfolk. A valuable source on the running of his different estates, including those in Oxfordshire and at Sharrington, Salle, Elmham,etc. in Norfolk by a disciplined, perhaps, ruthless landowner. (4)Richard Paul Jodrell Senior (1745-1831) was seated in Oxfordshire and, with a London townhouse, kept a careful eye on his Norfolk estates which he acquired with his marriage to Virtue Hase who had important Lombe and Warner connections. He was a friend of Johnson, a member of the Essex Head Club and was Member of Parliament for Seaford. He died aged 86, his overfull mind having become unbalanced. (See Dictionary of National Biography), from the collection of the late Ron Fiske of Morningthorpe Manor Provenance: The Bayfield Hall Library, Norfolk; Simon Gough, Holt Bookseller to the late Ron Fiske

Est. Price £300 - £350

This lot achieved £350

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