Court of Chelmsford (England) Broadside
MF 20 (OVZ.)
Creator: Chelmsford Court
Title: Court of Chelmsford (England) Broadside
Abstract: One broadside of the announcement that the application for ascertaining the vault where James Edward Oglethorpe was buried be heard, October 1923.
Quantity: 0.5 linear feet
Thornwell Jacobs, President of Oglethorpe University, had a personal interest in finding the burial site of James Edward Oglethorpe. His mission led him to the Parish Church of All Saints in Cranham, England where he located the tombs of Lord and Lady Oglethorpe and secured an agreement that the bodies would be relocated to Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Georgia. This broadside represents one element of the events that transpired toward this discovery.
The collection contains one broadside signed and dated from the Chelmsford Diocesan Registry, 2 Millbank House, Westminster, London, England. The item measures 8.5 inches by 13.5 inches and is on blue paper with large black print.
Oglethorpe, James Edward, 1696-1785
Cranham (Gloucestershire, England)
Please cite Court of Chelmsford (England) Broadside, MF 20, Archives, Philip Weltner Library, Oglethorpe University, Atlanta, Georgia. Permission to publish from this collection must be approved in writing by the Director of the Library, Oglethorpe University.