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Papers of Solomon Dayrolles concerning Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

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MS. Don. c. 36

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Papers of Solomon Dayrolles concerning Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, including:
  1. Fols. 2-106. letter-book containing letters to Lord Chesterfield from Dayrolles, partly in the hand of a clerk, from The Hague, 1747-51, and Brussels, 1751-2
  2. Fols. 107-10, 114-17. letters from Matthew Maty to Dayrolles, 1774, with draft of Maty's introduction to his memoir of Chesterfield
  3. Fols. 122-73. drafts of letters to Chesterfield from Dayrolles, from Brussels, 1753-7
  4. Fols. 156-73. from The Hague, 1748, the latter written under the name Adrian Van der Poll

Dates

  • 1747-1774

Extent

175 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don. c. 36, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Don. c. 36

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16784

Overview

Papers of Solomon Dayrolles concerning Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, 1747-1774

Biographical / Historical

Solomon Dayrolles (d. 1786) was a courtier and diplomat.

Custodial History

Bookplate of D. B. E. de Moleyns, 4th Baron Ventry, great-grandson of Solomon Dayrolles.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Sotheby's, 3 April 1933, lot 422, given by the Friends of the Bodleian.

Physical Facet

19th-century half calf, marbled boards
Title
Papers of Solomon Dayrolles concerning Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield
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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