Civil War correspondence
- letter of Sir Robert Long, 1644 (fols. 3-4);
- contemporary copies of correspondence concerning the surrender of Chester to Sir William Brereton, 1646 (fol. 5).
- Creation: 1644, 1646
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. lett. b. 27 , fols. 3-4]
MS. Eng. lett. b. 27, fols. 3-5
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 21662
Letter of Sir Robert Long, 1644, with contemporary copies of correspondence concerning the surrender of Chester to Sir William Brereton, 1646.
Biographical / Historical
Sir Robert Long (c.1602-1673), first baronet, was a politician.
Sir William Brereton (1604-1661), first baronet, was a parliamentarian army officer.
Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given to the Library by E.A. East, 24 May 1977.
- Civil War correspondence
- EAD version 2022
- Language of description
- Script of description