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Guard-book of letters

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MS. Eng. lett. c. 291

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Guard-book of letters, including:
  1. Fols. 1-36. letters of Thomas Wentworth, 3rd Earl of Strafford, mainly to Adam Cardonnel, 1705
  2. Fol. 95. letter of Sir John Fastolf to John Lyward 'styward of my courtes' concerning a holding in Sisland [Norfolk], dated Caister, 5 March, n.y.
  3. Fols. 136-69. letters from R. Ellis, wine-merchant, to Richard Martin, 1788-91
  4. Fols. 170-3. letters to Walter Bagot, 1599
  5. Fols. 180-217. letters to W. M. Hooper mainly concerning C. S. Lewis, 1970-4.

Dates

  • 16th-20th century

Extent

342 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. lett. c. 291, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. lett. c. 291

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17061

Overview

Guard-book of letters

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Wentworth (1593-1641), first earl of Strafford, was an English nobleman. Sir John Fastolf (1380-1459) was an English soldier and landowner. C. S. Lewis (1898-1963) was an Irish writer.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired, 1971-5.
Title
Guard-book of letters
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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