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Letter-book of Matthew Ashton (later Matthew Frank), merchant of Leeds, while in Hamburg

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MS. Eng. misc. c. 563

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Letter-book of Matthew Ashton (later Matthew Frank), merchant of Leeds, while in Hamburg, 1681-5. Many of the letters are addressed to Joseph Kitchingman, one of whose letterbooks is MS. Eng. misc. c. 260.

Dates

  • 1681-1685

Extent

229 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. c. 563, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. c. 563

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17403

Overview

Letter-book of Matthew Ashton (later Matthew Frank), merchant of Leeds, while in Hamburg

Biographical / Historical

Matthew Ashton was a merchant in Leeds in the 17th century.

Custodial History

Sotheby's, 11 August 1942 (F. Bacon Frank sale), lot 15.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from Winifred A. Myers, 1974.

Physical Facet

Vellum binding
Title
Letter-book of Matthew Ashton (later Matthew Frank), merchant of Leeds, while in Hamburg
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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