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Transcript copies of letters written and received by Sir Charles Cornwallis during his embassy in Spain

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MS. Eng. hist. c. 208

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Transcript on paper watermarked 1809, of BL, Cotton MS. Vespasian C. IX, fols. 332-688, copies of letters written and received by Sir Charles Cornwallis during his embassy in Spain, 1606-7.

Dates

  • 1606-1607

Extent

801 pages

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. c. 208, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. hist. c. 208

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 10951

Overview

Transcripts copies of letters written and received by Sir Charles Cornwallis during his embassy in Spain, 1606-1607.

Biographical / Historical

Sir Charles Cornwallis, 1555-1629, was an English courtier and diplomat.

Custodial History

Owned by John Booth, bookseller and stationer, Duke St., London (inscription, p. iii); Phillipps MS. 25159; Sotheby's, 6 June 1898, lot 264; Sotheby's, 14 Feb. 1927 (W. A. Lindsay sale), lot 224.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Maggs, cat. 505 part ii (1928), 2244.

Physical Facet

half calf, marbled boards
Title
Transcript copies of letters written and received by Sir Charles Cornwallis during his embassy in Spain, 1606-1607
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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