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Contemporary copies of correspondence between Spencer Perceval, George Canning and William Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland

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MS. Eng. hist. d. 261

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Contemporary copies of correspondence between Spencer Perceval, George Canning and William Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland, 28 Aug.-9 Sept. 1809. Extracts from the letters are printed in S. H. Walpole, The life of the Rt. Hon. Spencer Perceval (London, 1874), i, 358-71.

Dates

  • 28 Aug.-9 Sept. 1809

Extent

41 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. d. 261, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. hist. d. 261

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 10434

Overview

Contemporary copies of correspondence between Spencer Perceval, George Canning and William Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland, 28 Aug.-9 Sept. 1809.

Biographical / Historical

Spencer Perceval, 1762-1812, was and English politician and the prime minister from 1809-1812. George Canning, 1770-1827, was an English politician and parodist who served as prime minister in 1827.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Phoebe Merivale, 1965.

Physical Facet

half brown morocco
Title
Contemporary copies of correspondence between Spencer Perceval, George Canning and William Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland, 28 Aug.-9 Sept. 1809
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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