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Correspondence and Papers of Laurence Sulivan

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Papers of Laurence Sulivan and of his son Stephen, consisting of:
  1. Letters to Laurence Sulivan, 1761-1784, with letters to Stephen Sulivan, 1775-1784
  2. 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

Dates

  • 1756-1813

Extent

2 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bought at Sotheby's in 1969.

Related Materials

See also Papers of Laurence Sulivan, (Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. hist. b. 190-191, c. 269-271). There are also sixteen letters to Laurence Sulivan, 1763-1782, (Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. b. 237).
Title
Correspondence and Papers of Laurence Sulivan
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Tarrant
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom