St John's College W.3 (part)

John Webb Edge, Letters and bills relating to studies in Cambridge. English, 1809-14

John Webb Edge, of St John’s College (1790-1842): correspondence relating to his education and involving his father Thomas Webb Edge, his schoolteacher T[homas] Bourdillon, James Nunn, bookdealer, and Edge’s Tutor [Thomas Waldron] Hornbuckle (subsequently President of the College, d. 1848), some accompanying printed College bills, 1809-14. Including a letter written in an interval during the Senate House examinations of 1814, maintaining that the cold has affected his performance.

Manuscript extra information

9 items. With two letters from Thomas L. K. Edge, John Webb Edge’s great nephew, 1 and 3 Nov. 1926, presenting the papers to the College, and giving details of John Webb Edge’s later career.

Individual ALss, some on printed forms. Paper.