Skip to main content

Letters to and drafts of letters from Sir Symon Archer, 1627-46, including many from Sir William Dugdale

 Single Item
MS. Eng. lett. b. 1

  • How to
    request
Letters to and drafts of letters from Sir Symon Archer, including many from Sir William Dugdale. Most of Dugdale's, and some others, are printed in W. Hamper, The life, diary, and correspondence of Sir William Dugdale (London, 1827).

(fols. 377-440 are blank)

Dates

  • 1627-1646

Extent

440 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. lett. b. 1, fols. 1-2].
Please see our help page for further guidance on citing archives and manuscripts.

Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. lett. b. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16705

Overview

Letters to and drafts of letters from Sir Symon Archer, 1627-46, including many from Sir William Dugdale

Biographical / Historical

Sir Symon Archer (1581-1662) was an English antiquary and politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1640. Sir William Dugdale (1605-1686) was an English antiquary and herald.

Custodial History

R. H. Evans, 21 July 1831 (William Hamper sale), lot 38; Phillipps MS. 10245; Sotheby's, 10 June 1896, lot 18; Christie's, 19 Dec. 1899, lot 319; owned by [Mark] Archer of Farnacres Hall.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought at the sale of [Mark] Archer of Farnacres Hall's books, Anderson & Garland (Newcastle-upon-Tyne), 22 April 1931 (lot 223?). Fols. 175b-176a (Sotheby's, 27 April 1931, lot 491) were bought separately, Bernard Halliday, cat. 149 (1932), 506; fols. 232b-c, bought from John Wilson, 1976.

Physical Facet

19th-cent. half russia, marbled boards, rebacked
Title
Letters to and drafts of letters from Sir Symon Archer, 1627-46, including many from Sir William Dugdale
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom