Contemporary Copies of Letters of Henry St. John, Secretary of State
Two volumes of contemporary copies, in the same hand, of letters from Henry St. John, Secretary of State, to Charles Boyle, 4th Earl of Orrery, envoy to the Netherlands.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. lett. e. 4; Eng. misc. e. 180].
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MSS. Eng. lett. e. 4; Eng. misc. e. 180
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13355, 13361
Biographical / Historical
Henry St. John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke (1678-1751) was Secretary of State. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 41796-7.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The volumes were purchased in 1927 and 1933.
- Contemporary Copies of Letters of Henry St. John, Secretary of State
- Emily Tarrant
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