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Correspondence and papers, 1679-1798, n.d.

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MS. Eng. d. 3841

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(fols. i-x) an index of contents

papers of Sir Philip Harcourt
  1. (fols. 1-2) copy of Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury's speech to the House of Lords, Mar. 1679
  2. (fols. 7-8) copy of Sir Francis Winnington's speech concerning Thomas Osborne, Earl of Danby, [1679?]
  3. (fol. 9) sketch of a speech by Charles II, Mar. 1679
letters to Simon Harcourt, 1st Viscount Harcourt, from:
  1. (fols. 10-19) Henry St. John, Viscount Bolingbroke, Jan.-July 1714, July-Aug. 1723, Mar. 1726, n.d.
  2. (fols. 22-3) Laurence Echard, Apr. 1722
  3. (fols. 24-5) Henry Sacheverell, [Mar. 1720?]
  4. (fols. 28-30) Matthew Prior, Mar. 1715, Apr. 1720
  5. (fols. 31-54) Alexander Pope, Dec. 1721-Apr. 1727
  6. (fols. 55-6) John Carteret, 2nd Baron Carteret, Oct. 1721
  7. (fols. 57-8) Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl of Sunderland, Oct. 1721
  8. (fols. 59-60) Adrian Drift, Feb. 1722
  9. (fols. 61-2) Sir John Evelyn, Mar. 1722
  10. (fols. 63-4) Sir Richard Levinge, Jan. 1722
  11. (fols. 65-70) Robert Walpole, Aug. 1722, Oct. 1723
  12. (fol. 71) James Brydges, 1st Duke of Chandos, Sept. 1723
  13. (fols. 72-3) Richard Mead, July 1723
  14. (fols. 74-5) T. Hervey, Nov. 1725
letters to George Simon Harcourt, 2nd Earl Harcourt, from:
  1. (fols. 86-100) Henrietta de la Perriere, Aug. 1754-July 1765
  2. (fol. 101) Madame de Viry, 1774
  3. (fols. 102-20) Mary Rich, 1757-Aug. 1768
  4. (fols. 121-66) Lady H. Cecilia Johnston, Aug. 1756-Sept. 1772, Oct. 1782-July 1798, n.d.
(fol. 101) letters to Elizabeth Harcourt, Countess Harcourt from Madame de Viry, 1774

and:
  1. (fols. 3-4) letter to Miss Harcourt from Jane Ashley Cooper, Countess of Shaftesbury, July 1735
  2. (fols. 5-6) letter from A. Paston to unidentified and ? Evelyn, n.d.
  3. (fols. 26-7) copy of the commission from Queen Anne to Matthew Prior (in French) for conducting the negotiations with France, [c. 1711]
  4. (fols. 76-7) reply of Catherine Douglas, Duchess of Queensberry, to George II after being forbidden to appear at court, Feb. 1728
  5. (fols. 78-85) copy of a letter of Sir Charles Hanbury Williams concerning his travels in Poland, Oct. 1752

Dates

  • 1679-1798, n.d.

Extent

169 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Eng. d. 3841

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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