Ref NoONM/5/22
TitleMelbury House
DescriptionRelates to the published article: Millar, Oliver (1995), Artists and craftsmen in the service of Sir Stephen Fox and his family, Burlington Magazine, August 1995, Vol. 137, Issue 1109, pp 518-528

Contains information on the following:
-Melbury House, Dorset

Includes:

-two letters from Kate, Lady Gibson, London dated October-September 1995 concerning Sir Stephen Fox's collection
-typescript of Paymaster's Day Books, ref: D/FSI Sir Stephen Fox provided by Hugh Jaques, June 1993 [photocopy]
-draft article
-booklet on All Saints' Church Farley [c 1990]
-letter from Geoffrey Beard, Bath, dated 19 August 1995, concerning Sir Stephen Fox
-two letters from Lucinda Moubray, Secretary to the Hon. Mrs Morrison, Melbury House, Dorset, dated November 1994-January 1995, concerning photographs
-letter from David C. Reeve, County Archivist, Dorset County Council, dated 18 September 1992, concerning building work at Melbury house in the late XVIIth-early XVIIIth century
-letter from Francis Russell, Christie's, nd, enclosing seven colour photographs of an unknown collection
-family tree tracing lineages of William Fox; Sir Stephen Fox; Giles Strangways; George Horner
-extract from a book about Chiswick House, London [photocopy]
-letter from Michael McGarvie, Somerset, dated 19 July 1994, concerning Colonel Thomas Strangways Horner
-letter from Peter Day, Keeper of Collections, Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, dated 1 July 1994, concerning Chiswick
-nine colour photos of a church interior at All Saints', Farley
-letter from Hugh Jaques, Dorset County Council, dated 27 May 1994, concerning a visit
-notes on Farley Church
-notes on Public Finance and Private Wealth: The Career of Sir Stephen Fox, 1627-1716 by Christopher Clay
-notes on manuscripts at the British Library, London
-notes on Historical Collections relating to Chiswick by W.P.W. Phillimore and W.H. Whitear (ed.)
-twenty three b/w photographs of a bust of Stephen Fox at All Saints' Church Farley
-two colour prints of portraits of Sir Stephen Fox and Lady Fox at Sherborne Castle, Dorset
Date[1950s-2000s]
LevelFile
Extent1 file (10 letters; 1 typescript; 1 draft article; 1 booklet; 4 family trees; 1 extract; 34 images; 4 notes)
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