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Letters to Sir Horatio Walpole and Charles, 2nd Viscount Townshend

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Letters to Sir Horatio Walpole and Charles, 2nd Viscount Townshend, mainly from British envoys abroad, concerning the conduct of the War of the Spanish Succession and the peace negotiations.

Dates

  • 1709-1711

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. d. 117].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. hist. d. 117-118

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13451

Biographical / Historical

Horatio Walpole, 1st Baron Walpole of Wolterton (1678-1757) was a diplomat. Charles, 2nd Viscount Townshend (1674-1738) was a statesman. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The letters were bought from Dobell in 1927.

Related Materials

See also Letters from Henry Boyle to Charles, Viscount Townshend, (Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. hist. d. 147-148).
Title
Letters to Sir Horatio Walpole and Charles, 2nd Viscount Townshend
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Tarrant
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom