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Work details

Applicant or licensee name:
Peter Adamson and Peter Crew
Applicant or licensee country:
United Kingdom
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Status of application:
Licence Granted
Title or short description:
John Kelsall Diary 1716-1743
Full description:
This diary was written by John Kelsall between 1716 and 1743 in six continuous pocket size volumes totalling some 1000 pages of closely written text.
Written works
Type of work:
Museum, gallery, library or archive holding the work:
Library of the Society of Friends, London.
Details and dates of publication, broadcast and/or distribution:
Partial transcripts of the Diary are in the National Library of Wales and the Leeds Brotherton Library, and a number are known to be in private hands. Short extracts and quotations from the diary have been published in a number of scholarly papers from 1895 to 2009. Microfilm copies are in the National Library of Wales, Yale University Library and, no doubt, elsewhere.


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Known creators or right holders

Type Located Name
Creator No John Kelsall (1683-1743)

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