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Transcripts of Letters of Philip Dormer Stanhope by Willard Connely


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Transcripts, made by Willard Connely, of letters of Philip Dormer Stanhope, consisting of:
  1. Transcript of Chesterfield's letter-book kept during his embassy at The Hague, 1728-1732
  2. Transcript of Chesterfield's letters, written in French, to Simon van Slingelandt, Grand Pensionary, 1729-33


  • 1930s


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Language of Materials

  • English
  • French

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. lett. c. 59].
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MSS. Eng. lett. c. 59, e. 10-13

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13927

Biographical / Historical

Willard Connely (1888-1967), author and journalist. Details are given in Who Was Who. Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield (1694-1773) was a statesman. He was ambassador to Holland, 1728-1732. Details for Philip Dormer Stanhope are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The transcripts were given to the Library in 1942.

Existence and Location of Copies

The originals are in the Royal Library, The Hague (MSS. Eng. lett. e. 10-13), and the Royal Archives, The Hague (MS. Eng. lett. c. 59).
Transcripts of Letters of Philip Dormer Stanhope by Willard Connely
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