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Guard-book of letters and papers

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MS. Eng. lett. c. 12

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Guard-book of letters and papers, including:
  1. (fols. 1-38, 43-75) business papers of Sir Robert Clayton, 1654-76
  2. (fols. 78-100) letters from Thomas Walker, 1640-1, mainly to his brother Edward, concerning the garrison at Carlisle
  3. (fols. 275-6) letter signed by Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, and others, to the Dean and Chapter of Hereford Cathedral, 1565.

Dates

  • 16th-20th cent.

Extent

280 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. lett. c. 12, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. lett. c. 12

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 7249

Overview

Guard-book of letters and papers

Biographical / Historical

Sir Robert Clayton (1629-1707) was an English banker and politician. Robert Dudley (1532/3-1588), Earl of Leicester, was an English courtier and magnate.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired, 1931-48.
Title
Guard-book of letters and papers
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom