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ED 512

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ED 512


Correspondence of John Plumptre, father of Septimius Plumptre, at Eton 1728-1737



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Formerly MS 289


1731 - 1748

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58 items

Content description

Letters sent to John Plumptre concerning his son Septimius, from a variety of authors including Septimius, Dr Goode [Lower Master], and Mr Sleech [Provost]. They concern life in College including the Long Chamber, leaving gifts, and the process of gaining a scholarship to King's College Cambridge.

Publication note

These letters were transcribed in Etoniana 75 - 80.
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