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Letters from Richard Hill

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MS. Eng. hist. d. 146

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Letters from Richard Hill, deputy paymaster of the army in Flanders, to William Blathwayt, Secretary at War, 1692-5.

Dates

  • 1692-1695

Extent

223 pages

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. d. 146, pp. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. hist. d. 146

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16431

Overview

Letters from Richard Hill, 1692-1695.

Biographical / Historical

Richard Hill, 1655/6-1727, was an English diplomat and public servant who became deputy paymaster-general to the army. William Blathwayt, bap. 1650-d. 1717, was an English government official.

Custodial History

One of two volumes formerly Southwell MS. 136; this volume only, Thomas Thorpe, 1836 catalogue, supplement, item 701; Phillipps MS. 9999 (also numbered 26310 - crossed out); Sotheby's, 15 June 1908, lot 691.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, G. H. Last, cat. 189 (1933), 745.

Physical Facet

Middle Hill boards, rebacked
Title
Letters from Richard Hill, 1692-1695
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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