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Letters from Henry Boyle to Charles, Viscount Townshend

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Letters from Henry Boyle to Charles, Viscount Townshend, concerning peace negotiations during the War of the Spanish Succession.

Dates

  • 1709-1710

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. 147].
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MSS. Eng. hist. d. 147-148

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12812

Biographical / Historical

Henry Boyle, 1st Baron Carleton (d. 1725), politician, was principal Secretary of State. Charles, 2nd Viscount Townshend (1674-1738), statesman, was ambassador extraordinary at The Hague. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The letters were bought from Colbeck Radford in 1934.

Related Materials

See also Letters to Sir Horatio Walpole and Charles, 2nd Viscount Townshend, (Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. hist. d. 117-118).
Title
Letters from Henry Boyle to Charles, 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