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Papers relating to German Merchants, late 17th cent.-1708


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Papers relating to 17th-century German merchants comprising:

  1. a merchants' formulary for writing correspondence and keeping accounts, late 17th century
  2. letters, 1691, 1693, to Anne, wife of Matthew Ashton, merchant in Hamburg, with bills, 1691-1708, and (fol. 71) an acknowledgement of Grenvile Tregagle's debt to Mary Ashwyn.


  • Creation: late 17th cent.-early 18th cent.


2 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

  • German

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. German c. 20].

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MSS. German c. 20-1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12971

Biographical / Historical

17th-century German merchants.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Library, Anderson and Garland (Newcastle upon Tyne), sale no. 5184, 27 April 1976, lots 264, 310.

Papers relating to German Merchants, late 17th cent.-1708
Susan Thomas
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom