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Papers of John Fane, 11th Earl of Westmorland

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The correspondence relates to Greece, mainly 1815-30 (MS. Eng. c. 4861), Florence, 1829-38 (MS. Eng. c. 4862) and orders and honours conferred on Westmorland, 1805-48 (MS. Eng. c. 4863), with correspondence with Lord Aberdeen, 1828-48 (MS. Eng. d. 2577).

Dates

  • 1805-1858

Extent

0.6 Linear metres (4 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 4863, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. c. 4861-4863, d. 2577

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 10007

Overview

Papers, mainly correspondence, of John Fane, 11th Earl of Westmorland, 1805-58, mainly relating to his diplomatic posting in Florence

Biographical / Historical

John Fane, 11th Earl of Westmorland (1784-1859) served in the British army in Sicily, 1806-7, and in the Peninsular, 1808-10; he was minister plenipotentary in Florence, 1814-30, and resident minister at Berlin, 1841-51. See Dictionary of National Biography.

Arrangement

The correspondence was arranged and uniformly bound in half black morocco gilt, marbled boards, in 1858 and (MS. Eng. d. 2577) 1859. Each volume has a list of contents which summarises the subject matter of each item.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, with MS. Eng. misc. b. 433, fols. 36-9, with the help of the Friends of the Bodleian, Christie's, 29 June 1994, lot 98.
Title
Catalogue of the papers of John Fane, 11th Earl of Westmorland, 1805-58
Status
Completed
Date
2011
Language of description
English
Sponsor
Conversion to EAD supported by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom