Draft letter from Edward Hyde, April 1660
[ADDED FROM CORRECTIONS AND ADDITIONS] (fols. 6b-c) Draft letter from Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon, to Henry Bennet, 1660.
Part of the chronological series of Clarendon State Papers, dealing chiefly with English history from 1608 to 1689, with a few earlier and later. The printed Calendar, see introduction, stops at the end of 1657, but is continued in manuscript as far as about 1663. The papers themselves are from almost all parts of the successive Clarendon donations.
- Creation: April 1660
Language of Materials
MS. Clarendon 71
Other Finding Aids
Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. III, no. 16158
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought, Sotheby's, 14 April 1959, lot 420.
On paper and parchment
Generally 14-14 5/8 × 10 in.