RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoMS 3152 (ff. 117-52)
TitleLetters to David Wilkins, scholar
DescriptionFrom: John Berriman, divine, 4 June 1743, acknowledging his assistance in obtaining the rectory of St. Alban, Wood Street, and referring to a dispute between Wilkins and Johann Jacob Wetstein (f.117);
Edward Chandler, Bishop of Durham, 26 October 1731, stating that he has borrowed four MSS. from Durham for Wilkins. Seal (f.119);
Robert Clavering, Bishop of Llandaff, and (1729) Peterborough, from Westminster, 10 February 1729, stating that he has presented a petition to the House of Lords for the enclosure of Hadleigh, Suffolk. Seal (f.121);
John Leng, Bishop of Norwich, from Queen's Square, 5 January 1727, about the augmentation of the living of Higham and the provision of a curate for Tattingstone (f.123);
the same, from Norwich, 29 July 1727, declining to support the election of Dr. Bishop (f.125);
Elias Sydall, Bishop of Gloucester, from St. James's Street, 29 April 1732, recommending Charles Ray for the living of Deopham, Norfolk (f.127);
William Richardson, antiquary, from Emmanuel College, Cambridge, 16 August 1740, offering assistance with an edition of Leland, and mentioning the papers of Thomas Baker. Seal (f.130);
Etheldreda Wake, wife of Archbishop Wake, 2 March 1728, on the Archbishop's recovery from illness (f.131);
William Wake, Archbishop of Canterbury, from Lambeth House, 19 September 1724, on his wife's illness (f.133);
the same, 28 November 1727, on reaching the age of seventy (f.135);
the same, 16 December 1727, mentioning events at Canterbury including the Dean's health and the casting of new bells (f.137);
the same, 2 May 1728, on an invitation to lodge in Wilkins' house at Canterbury. Seal (f.139);
the same, 8 May 1727, on his approaching visit to Canterbury, and the illness of Benjamin Ibbetson (f.141);
the same, 3 June 1728, with thanks for kindnesses at Canterbury (f.143);
the same, 10 June 1728, on a visit from his daughter and son-in-law (f.146);
the same, 4 July 1728, on disputed claims to prebendal lodgings at Canterbury (f.148);
the same, from Croydon, 31 July 1728, on his health (f.150);
the same, 29 October 1731, on his health (f.152).
AcquisitionPurchased, 1985.

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