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Octavius Morgan. Notebook on Cox's Museum

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Octavius Morgan. Notebook on Cox's Museum
19th Century
Level of description
Extent and format
Paper; pp.i + 73. Quarto. Leather, dark blue. Signature of Octavius Morgan, FSA, p.i.
Scope and content
Notebook of Octavius Morgan, FSA (1803-88) containing a copy of the inventory of 'several exquisite & magnificent pieces of Mechanism and Jewellery' (p. 1) in Cox's Museum (from the schedule to an Act, 1773, enabling James Cox of the City of London to dispose of his museum by lottery). With loose material including a printed guide (owned by Morgan's mother Charlotte Georgiana Morgan, signature) to Week's Museum (1807) (modelled on Cox's Museum).
Morgan, Charles Octavius Swinnerton (1803-1888), MP and antiquary
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Archival history
Found with the Oswald Barron collection (MSS/0728).