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Twenty-six signed autograph letters from Benjamin Disraeli, later 1st Earl of Beaconsfield (1804-81), to Conservative MP Sir Henry Stracey (1802-85)

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MS. Eng. d. 3950

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Includes letters concerning:
  1. (fols. 57-8) the Liberal government’s handling of the Alabama Treaty, 1872
  2. (fols. 69-70) the growing strength of the Conservative Party in English boroughs like Norwich, 1872

Dates

  • 1860-75

Extent

87 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. d. 3950

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 6571

Overview

Twenty-six signed autograph letters from Benjamin Disraeli, later 1st Earl of Beaconsfield (1804-81), to Conservative MP Sir Henry Stracey (1802-85)

Biographical / Historical

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield (1804-1881) was a statesman and author. He was Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1852, 1858-9, 1866-8 and Prime Minister 1868 and 1874-80.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased in Bonham’s sale, 23 Nov 2010 (lot 135) with the aid of the Friends of the Bodleian and Friends of the National Libraries.
Title
Twenty-six signed autograph letters from Benjamin Disraeli, later 1st Earl of Beaconsfield (1804-81), to Conservative MP Sir Henry Stracey (1802-85)
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2018
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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