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George Dobree letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P676


At the beginning of this letter written to an unidentified recipient, Reverend George Dobree (born 1831), Curate of Cockfield in Suffolk, England, says he is enclosing a contribution to assist with chapel debts. He also notes that there are many temptations in life and that he looks forward to heaven. By the end of the letter, Dobree has changed his mind and states that Alfred Hilder, grocer and draper, will send the order for the contribution.


  • Creation: [1865?]


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Conditions Governing Use

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1 folder (2 leaves)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

MS P676

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Maggs Bros Rare Books, June 27, 1966.

Processing Information

Former SC temporary call number: MS (Box) 38: 63, formerly part of temporary collection "Collection of 19th c. letters: Miscellaneous group of mainly English letters: mostly 19th c, some 20th c, a few 18th c."

Guide to the George Dobree Letter Collection
George Dobree letter
Finding aid prepared by mab, 2008. Finding aid encoded by mab, 2008.
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Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
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Preferred citation
George Dobree letter, MS P676, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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