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Letter book of Robert Cole at Algiers

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MS. Eng. lett. b. 31

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Contains:
  1. (fols. 2-48, 80 rev., 137v rev. -99 rev.) draft and copy letters, 1694-6, 1700-1
  2. (fols. 49-54) miscellaneous accounts and memoranda, formerly loose in the volume, 1706, n.d.
(fols. 55-79, 81-98) are blank.

Dates

  • 1694-6, 1700-1, 1706

Extent

138 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. lett. b. 31, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. lett. b. 31

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12329

Overview

Letter book of Robert Cole at Algiers

Biographical / Historical

Robert Cole was British Agent and Consul-General at Algiers, 1694-1712.

Custodial History

Formerly owned by Sir Bruce Ingram, and later by Professor J. S. Bromley, 1966.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, 1976.

Related Materials

For further papers relating to Algiers in the late 17th cent., including correspondence of Robert Cole, see the indexes to the Rawlinson manuscripts in William D. Macray, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecæ Bodleianæ partis quintæ fasciculus secundus...Ricardi Rawlinson... (Oxford, 1878), and William D. Macray, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecæ Bodleianæ partis quintæ fasciculus quintus... (Oxford, 1900).

See J.S. Bromley, Corsairs and Navies 1660-1760 (Hambleton Press, 1987), chapter 3: 'A Letter Book of Robert Cole British Consul-General at Algiers, 1694-1712'.
Title
Letter book of Robert Cole at Algiers
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2018
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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