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Correspondence and papers of Henry Jones Shrapnell regarding a memorial statue to Jenner

  • Jenner, Edward, 1749-1823.
Date
1823-1828
Reference
MS.5241
Part of
Jenner family and associated individuals
  • Archives and manuscripts

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Description

Correspondence and papers of the surgeon Henry Jones Shrapnell (1792-1834), mainly as secretary to the committee for erecting a memorial statue to Jenner in Gloucester Cathedral.

1 Account of the death of Edward Jenner [possibly by Shrapnell, who attended Jenner on his deathbed], n.d.

2 Draft minute of Jenner's Masonic lodge recording his death n.d. [1823]

3 Letter, Robert Croome to John Baron. Banbury 18 Feb 1823

4 Letter, R. Filkin to [?]. Tetbury 1 March 1823

5 Letter, Thomas Croome to H. Shrapnell. Stroud 14 March 1823

6 Thomas Creaser to [?] Cheltenham n.d.

7-8 Andrew Duncan junior [on behalf of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh] to H. Shrapell. Edinburgh 11 Feb. 1824, with draft reply

9 Draft reply to a letter from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2 March 1824

10 Letter, L. Gahagan [probably Lucius Gahagan, d.1866], sculptor, to H. Shrapnell. Bath 29 March 1824

11 Draft letters announcing a Masonic procession in Gloucester and a subscription dinner in aid of the Jenner memorial. N.d.

12 Minute of the Jenner Memorial Committee giving the commission for the statue to Robert Williams Sievier n.d.

13 Printed list of subscribers to the Jenner statue n.d.

14 Copy of a letter from William Hobday. London 8 May 1824. Written on the verso of another copy of the printed list of subscribers to the statue

15 Letter, R.W. Siever to Shrapnell. London 2 June 1825

16 Letter, R.W. Siever to Shrapnell. London July 1825

17 Letter, John Webb to Shrapnell. Gloucester 13 April 1826

18 Letter, R.W. Sievier to [?Shrapbell]. London 8 Dec 1826

19 Letter, R.W. Sievier to Shrapnell. London 8 Jan. 1827

20 Letter, R.W. Sievier to [?Shrapnell] London 27 Feb. 1828

21 Letter, R.W. Sievier to Sharpnell. London 12 March 1828

22 Letter, R.W. Sievier to Sharpnell. London 17 May 1828

23-26 Accounts, including Sievier's account for the statue, 1823-28

27-28 Draft and printed letters requesting payment of subscriptions n.d.

Publication/Creation

1823-1828

Physical description

28 items

Acquisition note

Purchased from W J S Baillie, an executor of the Shrapnell family, 1923, together with further Shrapnell papers (MSS. 1857-1858, 4565).

Finding aids

Database description taken from that in: Richard Palmer, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts in the Wellcome Library for the History & Understanding of Medicine: Western Manuscripts 5120-6244 (London: The Wellcome Library for the History & Understanding of Medicine, 1999).

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