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Correspondence

Reference code
ROA/003
Title
Correspondence
Date
1842-90
Level of description
File
Extent and format
Unbound papers. One envelope, and one file (added 1997).
Scope and content
Letters to and from Roach Smith, and others, two engravings, printed items, etc.; 1842-90. See the descriptive list with the collection. Together with letters to Roach Smith from Joseph Clarke, 1848-9, and the Hon. Richard Cornwallis Neville, c. 1849, relating to Roman finds at Great Chesterford, Essex, and Ickleton, Cambs. Incorporated from Ants.Corresp., 1997.
Creator
Neville, Richard Cornwallis (1820-1861), 4th Baron Braybrooke, archaeologist
Smith, Charles Roach (1807-1890), antiquary
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/857/3
Archival history
Part of a larger collection later owned by Joseph Mayer of Liverpool (his sale, Sotheby's, 20 July 1887, part of lot 260, purchased by Frederick Hendriks); Hendriks' sale, Sotheby's, 28 Feb.1910, part of lot 257. Several letters from Roach Smith, 1875-88, are addressed to J.A.Jacobs. Later acquired by Colin Franklin, FSA, who presented the collection, July 1976. One letter (of George Eastwood, 1858) came from the bequest of Anthony William George Lowther, FSA, 1972 (A.J., 53 (1973), 386).