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Miscellaneous papers

  • Jenner, Edward, 1749-1823
Date
1790-1822
Reference
MS.5235
Part of
Jenner family and associated individuals
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work

Description

Various items as detailed below:

1: Copy of a letter from Jenner to the Prince of Wales. Cheltenham 1 Oct 1798. Holograph

2: Copy of a letter from Jenner to Napoleon I. Berkeley 11 Dec 1813. Holograph

3: Copy of a letter from Jenner to Miss L. Fust of Hill Court. N.d. Holograph

4: Extract from an autobiographical memorandum by Jenner relating to his second petition to Parliament n.d. [1807]

5: Unfinished draft, by Jenner, of an attack on the anti-vaccinationists. 27 Dec. 1805. Holograph. 2 ff.

6: Draft satire, by Jenner, on the anti-vaccinationists n.d. Holograph. 2 ff

7: Appointment as Mayor of Berkeley 9 Oct. 1817.

8: List of honours bestowed on Jenner, n.d. Holograph

9: Memorandum by Mrs Catherine Jenner, recording an anecdote of John Dawes Worgan concerning her late son Edward Jenner (d.1810). n.d.

10: Copy of a post-mortem report on Frederick Augustus Berkeley, 5th Earl Berkeley. Signed by C.H. Parry, Edward Jenner and Henry Jenner, 9 Aug 1810

11: Account of Thomas Croome for preparing Edward Jenner's will, 23 March 1821

12: Receipt for annuities settled by Jenner on his daughter Catherine on her marriage to J.Y. Bedford. 8 Aug 1822

13: Copies of poems by Erasmus Darwin and Mrs (John) Hunter. N.d.

14-15: Poems written in Jenner's hand. 'On a later defeat at Gloucester', and 'on the 2 Dr. Hands'. N.d.

16: Memorandum in Jenner's hand concerning an inoculation performed by Mr Ryett. N.d.

17: Account, in Jenner's hand, for treating a fracture, n.d.

18: Wrapper of a letter from R. Ladbroke to Jenner 21 July 1790, with copies of verses (acc. 67320, acquired separately from the other items in this section).

Publication/Creation

1790-1822

Physical description

18 items Partly autograph.

Acquisition note

From the Mockler collection, Sotheby's 25-27 Nov. 1918. Item 18 was acquired separately at Sotheby's 25 June 1929, lot 445.

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).

Languages

  • English

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