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Correspondence and papers concerning Harcourt family history and research for The Harcourt Papers , 1738-1879, n.d.

MS. Eng. d. 4033
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  1. (fols. 1-7) draft letter from Edward William Harcourt to unidentified concerning the history of Nuneham Park, Feb. 1866; with a letter to Harcourt, Sept. 1874, concerning the probate of unidentified, involving Captain C. Vernon and Frances Parkinson-Fortescue, Countess Waldegrave; and notes on the children of William Vernon Harcourt and Matilda Vernon Harcourt, n.d.
  2. (fols. 8-27) correspondence, Jan. 1878-Jan. 1879, with notes on Harcourt family history and lists of letters to be included in The Harcourt Papers, n.d.

(fols. 28-144) transcripts, n.d., of letters and papers of Simon Harcourt, 1st Earl Harcourt, compiled from the manuscript collections of The British Library, comprising:

  1. (fols. 28-31) 'A short account of what passed at Powis House between the Ld Archbishop of Canterbury, Ld Chanc. & Earl Harcourt, together with His Lordship's answer deliver'd in writing to His Majesty the next morning. Nov. 30th 1752.'
  2. (fols. 32-74) letters to Thomas Pelham-Holles, Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne and 1st Duke of Newcastle under Lyme, 1739-66
  3. (fols. 75-144) transcript of letters to various correspondents, 1738-76


  • Creation: 1738-1879, n.d.


144 Leaves

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MS. Eng. d. 4033


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