Correspondence and Papers of Laurence Sulivan
Papers of Laurence Sulivan and of his son Stephen, consisting of:
- Letters to Laurence Sulivan, 1761-1784, with letters to Stephen Sulivan, 1775-1784
- Sulivan family papers, including letters and drafts of letters, with accounts and papers of Laurence Sulivan, 1756-1762, and verse by Stephen Sulivan, 1790-1813
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. hist. c. 471].
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MSS. Eng. hist. c. 471-472
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13373
Biographical / Historical
Laurence Sulivan (1713-1786) was director of the British East India Company. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 40019-20.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were bought at Sotheby's in 1969.
- Correspondence and Papers of Laurence Sulivan
- Emily Tarrant
- Language of description