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Eighteen letters from Henry Hyde, 2nd earl of Clarendon, Written in 1683-1685 by the 2nd earl of Clarendon

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MS. Clarendon 128

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Eighteen letters from Henry Hyde, 2nd earl of Clarendon, to the earl of Abingdon as lord lieutenant of Oxfordshire during and on the suppression of the duke of Monmouth's Rebellion, 21 May 1683-9 July 1685: at fol. 59 are three drafts of replies, 8 and 10 July (1685).

The binding is tooled purple morocco (Oxford, about 1854): into the front cover is let an original pencil drawing of the duke of Monmouth 'by Foster.'.

Dates

  • Written in 1683-1685 by the 2nd earl of Clarendon

Extent

69 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Clarendon 128

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. 16214

Custodial History

Presented by lord Derby in 1854: his letter of presentation is at fol. 2, dated 17 Oct. 1854.

Physical Facet

On paper, binding, see below

Dimensions

12 1/2 × 9 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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