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EAF - Papers of Edward Augustus Freeman

Letters to Freeman & testimonials concerning his application for the Chichele Professorship of Modern History, Oxford ( 1861-1862)

Reference GB 133 EAF/1/3
Physical Description 66 items

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EAF/1/3/1-41, correspondents:

  • Charles Cardale Babington 1862;
  • Montague Bernard n.d.;
  • Charles William Boase 1862;
  • James, Viscount Bryce 1862;
  • Montague Burrows n.d.;
  • Robinson Ellis 1861, (2);
  • Sir Arthur Hallam Elton, Bart. 1862;
  • George Finlay 1861;
  • Sir Stephen Richard Glynne, Bart. n.d.;
  • Edwin Guest 1861;
  • Arthur West Haddan 1861;
  • Richard Holt Hutton 1861;
  • William Basil Tickell Jones 1861-62, (2);
  • Frederick Meyrick 1861;
  • Sidney Owen 1861;
  • John Henry Parker 1861;
  • James Riddell 1861;
  • William Scott 1861;
  • Walter Waddington Shirley n.d., (3);
  • Goldwin Smith 1862 & n.d., (5);
  • Arthur Penrhyn Stanley 1861;
  • Theodosius Burnett Stuart 1862;
  • William Stubbs [1862], (3);
  • James, 4th Baron Talbot de Malahide 1861;
  • Benjamin Thorpe 1861;
  • Spyridon Trikoupes 1861;
  • Edmund Venables 1861;
  • S.W. Wayte 1861;
  • [?J.] Wilson (1861;
  • illegible: 1862 & n.d., (2).

EAF/1/3/42-66. Testimonials for Freeman on his application for the Chichele Professorship: Charles Cardale Babington 1861; Charles William Boase n.d.; George W. Cox (n.d.); George Lillie Craik 1861; Francis Henry Dickenson 1861; J. Earle 1862; Robinson Ellis (n.d.); Alexander C. Fraser 1861; Sir Stephen Richard Glynne, Bart. 1861; Arthur West Haddan 1861; Charles Henry Hartshorne n.d.; Alexander James Beresford Hope 1861; Edward Boucher James 1861; George Henry Sacheverell Johnson 1861; William Basil Tickel-Jones 1862; Frederick Meyrick 1861;Edwin Palmer 1861; North Pinder 1861; James Riddell 1861; William Stubbs [?1862]; Connop Thirlwall n.d.; Revd Henry Thompson 1861; S.W. Wayte 1861; R.M. White 1861; George Williams 1861.


Candidature for the Regius Professorship of Modem History, Oxford ( 1884)

Reference GB 133 EAF/1/4
Physical Description 88 items

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Correspondents:

  • Henry Allen, (2);
  • James Allen;
  • Count Ugo Balzani;
  • R.G. Bartlett, (2);
  • T.G. Binney;
  • Charles William Boase, (2);
  • G.F. Bowen;
  • George David Boyle;
  • James, Viscount Bryce, (3);
  • Montagu Burrows;
  • Chichester Samuel Parkinson Fortescue, Baron Carlingford;
  • [?George] T. Clark;
  • William S. Clark;
  • E.H. Clerk;
  • Charles Ranken Conybeare;
  • William Augustus Brevoort Coolidge;
  • William Boyd Dawkins, (2);
  • Charles Deffell, (3), with a royal warrant for Freeman's appointment;
  • Francis Henry Dickenson;
  • [?John] A. Doyle;
  • J. Earle, (2);
  • Robinson Ellis;
  • Adam Storey Farrar;
  • Douglas William Freshfield;
  • Samuel Rawson Gardiner;
  • Sir William Duguid Geddes;
  • Edward Meyrick Goulburn;
  • Joseph Gouge Greenwood;
  • E.W. Hamilton, (3);
  • E. Hawkins;
  • Arthur Charles Hervey;
  • William Hunt;
  • Edward Boucher James, (2);
  • George William Kitchin;
  • Henry Parry Liddon, (2);
  • Sir Godfrey Lushington;
  • Sir Henry Churchill Maxwell Lyte;
  • Alexander Macmillan;
  • Charles Merivale;
  • Frederick Meyrick, (2);
  • David Binning Monro;
  • William Foxley Norris;
  • Thomas Lawrence Kington Oliphant;
  • Edwin Palmer;
  • J. Percival, (2);
  • Sir Frederick Pollock, 3rd Bart.;
  • Richard Cowley Powles;
  • Charles Savile Roundell;
  • J. Gregory Smith;
  • William Stubbs, (4);
  • Francis Edward Thompson;
  • Henry Fanshawe Tozer;
  • F.F.Tuckett;
  • Edmund Venables, (2);
  • Sir Paul Vinogradoff;
  • S. W Wayte;
  • illegible (11).
  • Also a letter by Charles Edward Drummond Black to William Stubbs, concerning Freeman.


Letters to Freeman on field sports and cruelty to animals (1870, n.d.)

Reference GB 133 EAF/1/5
Physical Description 7 items

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Correspondents: James Milnes Gaskell 1870, (4); Maria Louise de la Ramée ['Ouida'] n.d.; Revd Henry Thompson 1870; Mary E. Wemyss n.d.


Letters to Freeman on the Arundel Channel Case ( 1879)

Reference GB 133 EAF/1/6
Physical Description 13 items

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Correspondents: William Butterfield, (1 & copy);

John, 1st Baron Coleridge, (4 );

Few & Co., Solicitors, (2);

Frederick Verney, (3).

Also a copy of a letter from Freeman to William Butterfield; and an extract from notes of the proceedings of Duke of Norfolk v Arbuthnot, 27 March 1879, 3rd day.


Letters to Freeman on miscellaneous subjects ( 1846-1892)

Reference GB 133 EAF/1/7
Physical Description 849 items

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Correspondents:

  • H. B. Adams 1882-85, (13);
  • J.F. Alexander 1879;
  • [?M.C.] Baddeley 1884;
  • Walter Bagehot 1864, (2);
  • [?J. Bain] n.d.;
  • [?] Baumgartner 1873-74, (2);
  • Thomas Spencer Baynes 1880, (2);
  • J.A. Bennett 1888;
  • Mountague Bernard 1856-68 & n.d., (10);
  • Melville Madison Bigelow 1882;
  • Rodolphe Blanchet 1863, (5);
  • [?] Bond n.d. (2);
  • Georges Bouet 1868 & n.d., (5);
  • John Brown 1880;
  • John Cave Browne 1891;
  • J. [?H.] Burton 1868, (2);
  • John Bagnell Bury 1891;
  • Douglas Campbell 1882;
  • Chichester Samuel Parkinson Fortescue, Baron Carlingford 1868-91, (11);
  • Eugene Chatel 1868;
  • A.E. [?Cherbaliez] 1863-64, (3);
  • Richard William Church 1866-90, (19);
  • Clarendon Press, Oxford 1867-91, (15);
  • W.G. Clark 1869;
  • H[enry?] J[ames?] Coleridge 1848-[?50], (3);
  • John Duke Coleridge [later 1st Baron Coleridge] 1851-56, (5);
  • Alfred Hands Cooke 1891;
  • George W. Cox 1862, (6);
  • George Lillie Craik 1860;
  • Revd. Mandell Creighton 1884-90, (11);
  • Edward Lewes Cutts (1886);
  • Alexandre Dehaye 1875-84, (3);
  • Albert Venn Dicey 1872 -[?92] & n.d., (21);
  • [?I Durier 1869, (2);
  • Sir Arthur Hallam Elton 1855-65 & n.d., (36), with obituary cutting, 1883;
  • C. Elton 1882;
  • Sir Arthur John Evans 1891;
  • 'J.T.F.' 1882;
  • Sir Herbert George Fordham 1880, (2);
  • [?R.] Foster 1884;
  • Alexander C. Fraser 185[1?]-58 & n.d., (15);
  • [?I Frere 1869;
  • W.W.G. 1892;
  • John Barthelemy Gaifre Galiffe 1863-84 & n.d., (29);
  • Sir William Duguid Geddes 1884;
  • Sir Stephen Richard Glynne, Bart. 1847-70 & n.d., (13);
  • William Watson Goodwin 1886-92, (14);
  • Greek Literary Syllogos of Constantinople 1885, (3);
  • Alice Stopford Green [?1883] (3);
  • John Richard Green 1873, 1877 & n.d., (3);
  • Edwin Guest n.d., (9);
  • Sir Thomas Duffus Hardy 1869;
  • Edward Lee Hicks (1891-92) (4);
  • Sir Michael Edward Hicks Beach 1886;
  • Walter Farquhar Hook 1863-72 & n.d. (74), with obituary notice of his wife, d.1871;
  • William Hunt 1881;
  • Richard Holt Hutton 1857-80 & n.d., (16);
  • Wilhelm Ihne 1871-91, (35);
  • Edward Boucher James 1884;
  • Dr Jessopp 1885;
  • Thomas William Jex- Blake 1880;
  • Sir Alfred Bray Kempe 1882;
  • Thomas Kirkup 1879;
  • Eugene Le Gost Clerisse 1867-73, (7);
  • Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Bart. 1854-63, (6);
  • Sir Gilbert Frankland Lewis, Bart. 1870;
  • Henry Parry Liddon 1876-89, (32), with a letter from John Octavius Johnston to Mr Stephens, [?1877];
  • Richard Frederick Littledale (1887);
  • C.J. Longman 1882-87, (4);
  • William Longman 1850-74, (9);
  • [?T. Lorimer] 1878;
  • Frederick Lyson 1858 (2);
  • Alexander Macmillan 1863-82, (17);
  • George Augustin Macmillan 1887;
  • Sir Henry James Sumner Maine 1873-85 & n.d., (23);
  • Sir Clements Robert Markham 1871-90 & n.d., (16);
  • James de [?Meuron] 1863;
  • John, Viscount Morley 1871-85, (7);
  • A. Morlot 1863-66, (26);
  • Morning and Evening Star [newspaper] 1856, (5);
  • J.T. Morrison 1886 (2);
  • Friedrich Max Müller 1870-78 & n.d., (17);
  • John Oliver 1888;
  • Robert Durie Osborn 1877, 1879, (4);
  • Oxford - Trinity College [telegram] 1880;
  • Robert Owen 1858;
  • Edwin Palmer 1891, (2);
  • James Parker 1879;
  • John [?W.] Parker 1862;
  • William Trevor Parkins [1846];
  • James Kennedy Patterson 1878;
  • Edward Hayes Plumptre 1888-89, (2);
  • Sir Frederick Pollock, 3rd Bart. 1876-92, (9);
  • Frederick York Powell 1886-92 & n.d., (9);
  • George Gilbert Ramsay 1880;
  • [?Georg Ferdinand] Rettig 1872;
  • James Riddell 1864;
  • Vicomte Louis Rioult de Neuville, 1875-88, (13);
  • Rivington & Co. 1879, (5);
  • John Romilly 1860;
  • J. Ruttimann 1872;
  • Sir John Edwin Sandys 1879;
  • Archibald Henry Sayce 1889;
  • Charles Prestwich Scott 1884;
  • William Scott 1858-60 & n.d., (6);
  • J. Henry Sharman 1863-72, (17);
  • Robert Sinclair 1889;
  • Henry John Stephen Smith 1864 & n.d., (3);
  • J. Gregory Smith 1847;
  • William Richard Wood Stephens 1882-83 & n.d., (3);
  • W.H. Stevenson 1887 & n.d., (2);
  • Percy Ellen Frederick William Smythe, 8th Viscount Strangford 1861-66 & n.d., (24);
  • William Stubbs 1884 & n.d., (3);
  • C.S. Taylor 1890;
  • Connop Thirlwall 1858-73, (5);
  • Rev. Henry Thompson 1839-58, (25);
  • Benjamin Thorpe 1855-66, (13);
  • N. Trubner 1884;
  • [?Stephen Isaacson Tucker] 1885;
  • G. Vigfusson 1885;
  • Wilhelm Vischer 1865-68, (4);
  • Morrison Remick Waite 1883;
  • Sir Adolphus William Ward 1861-91, (24);
  • John Byrne Leicester Warren [later 3rd Baron de Tabley] 1861-72 & n.d., (21);
  • Edmond Chester Waters 1884-88, (3);
  • S.W. Wayte 1859;
  • R.M. White 1861;
  • Isaac Williams n.d.;
  • Williams & Norgate 1886-87, (2);
  • Charlotte Mary Yonge 1867-89 & n.d., (13);
  • unidentified: 1861-91 (6);


Letters from Freeman on miscellaneous topics ( 1861-1891)

Reference GB 133 EAF/1/8
Physical Description 126 items

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Correspondents:

  • James, Viscount Bryce n.d., (2);
  • John Richard Green 1869-82 & n.d., (106) incl. fragments;
  • The Guardian [copy or draft] (n.d.);
  • William Basil Tickell Jones 1891;
  • Alexander Macmillan 1869;
  • Friedrich Max Müller, 1870-78, (8);
  • G.Routledge 1882;
  • Goldwin Smith 1888;
  • Connop Thirlwall 1864;
  • unidentified: 1861-88, (4).


Letters to Freeman's daughter, Florence: ( 1892-1904)

Reference GB 133 EAF/1/9
Physical Description 12 items

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Correspondents:

  • Edward Bell 1898, (4);
  • John Bellows 1897;
  • Walter Eustace Rhodes 1896.
  • C.E. Doble 1892;
  • Edward Fiddes 1901;
  • Sir Alfred Hopkinson 1904;
  • Clara Thompson, with a copy of a letter from E.A. Freeman to Clara Thompson 1892;
  • Joseph Thompson 1892;
  • Sir Adolphus William Ward 1902.


Miscellaneous letters ( 1862-1892)

Reference GB 133 EAF1/10
Physical Description 11 items

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These letters are not addressed to EAF. Correspondents:

  • W.G. Clark to Richard William Church, 1869;
  • Eleanor Freeman to William Stubbs n.d.;
  • John Richard Green to William Stubbs, 1867;
  • [ W. Shaw Lefevre] to Margaret Evans [née Freeman] n.d.;
  • Alexander Macmillan to Professor Price, 1880;
  • Reale Accademla di Scienze, Lettere e Belle Arti di Palermo to Eleanor Freeman, 1892;
  • Connop Thirlwall to George W Cox, 1862;
  • 'Vindex' to Mr Urban, n.d.;
  • Williams and Norgate to Margaret Evans, n.d.;
  • [unidentified] to Clarendon Press, 1882;
  • [unidentified] to Robinson Ellis, 1891


Published works by Freeman ( 1862-1892)

Reference GB 133 EAF/2
Physical Description 273 items

History of the Norman Conquest of England ( 1868-1877)

Reference GB 133 EAF/2/1
Physical Description 5 items

History of the Norman Conquest of England ( 1868)

Reference GB 133 EAF/2/1/1
Physical Description 1 volume

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Vol. II of 1st edition 1868; MS annotations by Freeman. ?Proof copy.


History of the Norman Conquest of England (1876 )

Reference GB 133 EAF/2/1/2
Physical Description 2 volumes

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Vol. V of 1st edition 1876, in 2 vols. Interleaved, with MS annotations by Freeman.


History of the Norman Conquest of England (1875 )

Reference GB 133 EAF/2/1/3
Physical Description 2 volumes

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Vol. III of 2nd edition, revised 1875, in 2 vols. Interleaved, with MS annotations and insertions by Freeman. ?Proof copy.


History of the Norman Conquest of England ( 1877)

Reference GB 133 EAF/2/1/4
Physical Description 4 volumes

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Vol. I and II of 3rd edition, revised 1877, in 4 vols. Interleaved, with MS insertions by Freeman.


History of the Norman Conquest of England ( n.d.)

Reference GB 133 EAF/2/1/5
Physical Description 2 volumes

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Vol. IV, edition not stated, in 2 vols. Interleaved, wlth MS annotations by Freeman.


Essays, articles, pamphlets, newspaper correspondence, proofs (1849-1892 )

Reference GB 133 EAF/2/2
Physical Description 268 items

Thoughts on the Study of History.. Second edition (1849)

Reference GB 133 EAF/2/2/1

A Postscript to... Thoughts on the Study of History (1849)

Reference GB 133 EAF/2/2/2

Remarks on the Nomenclature of Gothic Architecture (1849)

Reference GB 133 EAF/2/2/3

Thoughts on the Third Form of the New Examination Statute (1850)

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Printed plates for 'An Essay on the Origin and Development of Window Tracery in England' (1851 )

Reference GB 133 EAF/2/2/5

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Incomplete, with several duplicates. With 3 original drawings, of window tracery at Merton College, Oundle and Tickhill.


On the Architecture of Malmesbury Abbey Church (1852)

Reference GB 133 EAF/2/2/6

Evidence [given to the] Commissioners for inquiring into the state, discipline, studies, and revenues of the University and Colleges of Oxford (1852)

Reference GB 133 EAF/2/2/7

Newscutting on university extension (undated)

Reference GB 133 EAF/2/2/8

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From the Evening Journal, 9 February 1853.

Attributed to Freeman.


Letter (undated)

Reference GB 133 EAF/2/2/9

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A letter to the editor Evening Journal, [letter dated] 7 March 1853 on a report of Freeman's lecture at the Royal Institution, entitled 'On the Constructive Principles of the Principal Styles of Architecture'. With a cutting of the above-mentioned report.


'Excavations at Leominster Priory Church' (undated)

Reference GB 133 EAF/2/2/10

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From Archaeological Journal, 38, 1853.


'On the Arrangement of Chapels East of Transepts' (undated)

Reference GB 133 EAF/2/2/11

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From Archaeological Journal, 42, 1854.


Oratio in Theatro Sheldoniano habita ( 31 Mar 1854)

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Memorandum (undated)

Reference GB 133 EAF/2/2/13

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Suggestions with regard to certain Proposed Alterations in the University and Colleges of Oxford. Written jointly with F.H. Dickenson (1854).


'Mahometanism in the East and West' (undated)

Reference GB 133 EAF/2/2/14

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[Reviews] From ?Edinburgh Review, c. 1854-55.

Attributed to Freeman.


'The Eastern Church' (undated)

Reference GB 133 EAF/2/2/15

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From Edinburgh Review, April 1858.


Review of Trikoupes' History of the Greek Revolution (undated)

Reference GB 133 EAF/2/2/16

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From Evening Star, February 1858.

Attributed to Freeman.


'Earl Grey on Parliamentary Government' (undated)

Reference GB 133 EAF/2/2/17

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From Evening Star,24 February [?1858].

Attributed to Freeman.


Newscutting on the East India Bill (undated)

Reference GB 133 EAF/2/2/18

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From [Evening Star], 21 April 1858.

Attributed to Freeman.


Newscutting on British policy in India (1858)

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From Evening Star, 20 May 1858.

Attributed to Freeman.


Newscutting on the Ottoman Empire (1858)

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From Evening Star, 22 May 1858.

Attributed to Freeman.


Newscutting on blood sports (undated)

Reference GB 133 EAF/2/2/21

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From [?Evening Star], 13 October 1858.

Attributed to Freeman.


Newscutting on the Ottoman Empire (undated)

Reference GB 133 EAF/2/2/22

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From [?Evening Star], 29 October 1858.

Attributed to Freeman.


'Mr Bright and the South Wales Boroughs' (undated)

Reference GB 133 EAF/2/2/23

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Letter reproduced from the Daily News, 29 January 1859.


'Church Endowments' (undated)

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Letter dated 15 March [?1859], to the [?Evening] Star.


'St Mellon's Church, Monmouthshire - Restorations!' (undated)

Reference GB 133 EAF/2/2/25

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Letter dated 2 April 1859, to unidentified.

Attributed to Freeman.


Parliamentary reform: a Letter to a Member of the late Reform Conference (1859)

Reference GB 133 EAF/2/2/26

Berkeley Church, Gloucestershire ( [185?])

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'Modern English' (undated)

Reference GB 133 EAF/2/2/28

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From Bentley's Quarterly, January 1860.

Attributed to Freeman.


'The Times on Federal Government' (undated)

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Proof of Saturday Review article, 8 February 1861.

Attributed to Freeman.


'Past and Present' (undated)

Reference GB 133 EAF/2/2/30

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Proof of Saturday Review article, 20 April 1861.

Attributed to Freeman.


'The Times on Civil War' (undated)

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Proof of Saturday Review article, 25 May 1861.

Attributed to Freeman.


'Restoration and Destruction in France' (undated)

Reference GB 133 EAF/2/2/32

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Proof of Saturday Review article, 8 June 1861.

Attributed to Freeman.


'Chichester Spire' (undated)

Reference GB 133 EAF/2/2/33

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Incomplete proof of Saturday Review article published 29 June 1861.

Attributed to Freeman.


'Current History' (undated)

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Proof of Saturday Review article published 29 June 1861.


'Grand Juries and Alice Perrers' (undated)

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Proof of Saturday Review article published 20 July 1861.

Attributed to Freeman.


'The Archaeological Institute at Peterborough' (undated)

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Proof of Saturday Review article published 10 August 1861.

Attributed to Freeman.


'Spelling' (undated)

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Proof of Saturday Review article published 17 August 1861.

Attributed to Freeman.


'Dartmoor' (undated)

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Proof of Saturday Review article published 7 September 1861.

Attributed to Freeman.


'Dartmoor' (undated)

Reference GB 133 EAF/2/2/39

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From Saturday Review, 7 September 1861.

Attributed to Freeman.


'The Messenger of the Byzantine people' [a Greek newspaper] (undated)

Reference GB 133 EAF/2/2/40

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Proof of Saturday Review article published 25 January 1862.

Attributed to Freeman.


'The Roll of the House of Lords' (undated)

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Proof of Saturday Review article published 22 February 1862.


'Gloucester and Bristol' (undated)

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Proof of Saturday Review article published 1 March 1862.


'Amphitruo Mendicus' (undated)

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?Proof of unpublished Saturday Review article, 11 June 1862.


'Malice' (undated)

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Proof of Saturday Review article published 20 December 1862.


'Sovereignty and Secession' (undated)

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Proof of Saturday Review article published 27 December 1862.


'Western Virginia' (undated)

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Proof of Saturday Reviewarticle published 3 January 1863.


'The Landesgemeinde of Urui' (undated)

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Proof of Saturday Review article published 30 May 1863.


'Parishes and Nations' (undated)

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Proof of Saturday Review article published 16 January 1863.


'Extenuating Circumstances' (undated)

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From Saturday Review, 26 March 1864.

Attributed to Freeman.


'Art and History' (undated)

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From Saturday Review, 12 November 1864.

Attributed to Freeman.