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Correspondence and papers connected with Sir George Downing's diplomatic position at the Hague, Written in 1661-1665

MS. Clarendon 104
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Correspondence and papers connected with sir George Downing's diplomatic position at the Hague from 1661 to 1665: Many are to lord Clarendon, and at fol. 4 are drafts of letters from lord Clarendon, July 1661-Oct. 1662, others being found throughout the general series which extends from June to Aug. 1661.


  • Creation: Written in 1661-1665


263 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • French


MS. Clarendon 104

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. 16190

Immediate Source of Acquisition

These volumes (MSS. Clarendon 104-108) were lots 1-12 on the second day of the Radcliffe sale, 1764.


  • Several are in cipher, and specimens are printed in T. H. Lister's Life of Clarendon (1837), vol. iii.

Physical Facet

On paper


14 5/8 × 9 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom