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PLACE, FRANCIS 1771-1854


Manuscripts and working papers of books.

BL Add. MSS. 27789-27859.

The manuscript of Place’s autobiography, with corre­spondence and other papers.

BL Add. MSS. 35142-35154.

Commonplace books, 1775-1844.

BL Add. MSS. 36623-36628.

Letters to Place, 1813-1852.

BL Add. MSS. 37949-37950.

Place’s collection of newspaper cuttings, in 180 volumes, con­tains some manuscript letters.

BL Dept. of Printed Books.

Five letters to and from Place, 1823-1838.

London UL, A.L.s 99, 100, 251, 252, 356.

Several letters from Place to different correspondents, 1840.

Ely collection, Louisiana State UL, Baton Rouge.

A six-page manuscript of ‘Remarks upon Mr Ricardo’s Obser­vations’.

Seligman collection, Columbia UL, New York.


HENRY PETER BROUGHAM, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux, 36 letters, 1831-1852.

Brougham papers, UCL

EDWIN CHADWICK, eight letters, 1829-1841.

Chadwick papers, UCL

RICHARD COBDEN, four letters, 1840-1849.

BL Add. MSS. 43667-43668.

JOHN CAM HOBHOUSE, 1st Baron Broughton, c. 150 items, 1818­-1831.

BL Add. MSS. 36457-36466.

GEORGE JACOB HOLYOAKE, four letters, 1842-1850.

Holyoake collection, Co-operative Union Ltd, Manchester.

ROBERT OWEN, three letters, 1831-1838.

Owen correspondence, Co-operative Union Ltd, Manchester.

JOSEPH PARKES, five letters, 1851-1853.

Parkes papers, UCL

GEORGE JOHN SPENCER, 2nd Earl Spencer, three letters, 1822.

Spencer papers, NRA 10410.

SAMUEL WHITBREAD, two letters, 1813.

Whitbread papers, Bedfordshire RO


Catton collection, Derby Borough Library.

Printed Material

Autobiography of Francis Place , ed. Mary Thale ( London, 1972).

London Radicalism, 1830-1843: A Selection from the Papers of Francis Place , ed. D. J. Rowe ( London, 1970).

GRAHAM WALLAS, Life of Francis Place ( London, 1898). New Palgrave ; ODNB; Boase II 1552; ESS XII 143.

Portraits: NPG; see Autobiography (above).