Vol. 128: Letters of James Tate

Vol. 128: Letters of James Tate

The following collections of letters written by James Tate are known to exist covering the years 1791-1843.

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After attending Richmond School (Yorks), James Tate (1771-1843) was accepted as amanuensis by Archdeacon Blackburne, Rector of Richmond. He subsequently studied at Cambridge and was ordained a deacon in 1794 and a priest in 1800. In 1796 Tate was elected Master of Richmond School, a position he held for 36 years. Two days after his appointment he married Margaret Wallis, with whom he had eleven children. Tate was a most voluminous and entertaining correspondent. This volume contains 124 of his letters to four different correspondents in the period 1791 to 1843.

  • Size 218 x 114mm
  • Format Hardback
  • Pages 154
  • ISBN 9780902122109
  • Editor L. P. Wenham
  • Year 1966