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Richard Gough. Correspondence with Rev. Michael Lort

Reference code
MSS/0447/002
Title
Richard Gough. Correspondence with Rev. Michael Lort
Date
1769-89
Level of description
series
Scope and content
Correspondence chiefly of the Rev. Michael Lort, DD, VPSA, Librarian of Lambeth Palace, including many letters to Gough and a few from Gough, 1769-89 (fols. 12-256v passim). Also includes correspondence of Dr Lort with Emmanuel Mendes Da Costa, 1752, 1773, 1774 (fols. 10, 15, 16, 18, 26, 29, 39, 44) and letters to W. Herbert of Cheshunt, Herts., 1772-85 (fols. 17, 22, 204, 205, 210, 218-20), George Allan, 1774 (fols. 42, 43), John Nichols, 1779-88 (fols. 163, 164, 194, 213, 216, 226, 230, 235, 236); and letters to Dr Lort from Mr Swift (?a relative of Dean Swift), 1774 (fol. 38) and (addressee not given) John Carter, 1780, conc. his visit to Stamford, Peterborough, etc. (fol. 177). Printed material:- Excerpt from J. Nichols, Literary Anecdotes, II (1812), 594-605, 673-8, relating to Dr Lort (fols. 2-8v); papers read to SA (see Archaeologia, 5 (1779), 98-100, 106-18; 8 (1787), 290-306; 9 (1789), 81-3) by Dr Lort and others (fols. 257-98); excerpt from the Gent. Mag. (1812) relating to a poem, The Northern Mother's Blessing to her Daughter (temp. Chaucer, printed in 1597), from Lort's papers (fols. 300-1).
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/447/2