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Copies of some official correspondence of James first duke of Ormonde

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MS. Eng. hist. c. 37

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Copies of some official correspondence of James first duke of Ormonde, 1639-79, including a letter to the earl of Clarendon, Aug. 7, 1646 (p. 33), one to lord Fairfax (d. 1671), Aug. 16, 1647 (p. 36), and three to king Charles II, Feb. 21, 1648/9, Feb. 24, 1677/8, Sept. 26, 1678 (pp. 40, 49, 54): chiefly on Irish affairs.

Dates

  • Written in about 1680

Extent

130 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. c. 37, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. hist. c. 37

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19223

Abstract

Copies of some official correspondence of James first duke of Ormonde

Biographical / Historical

James Butler (1610-1688), 1st Duke of Ormonde, was a soldier and statesman.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, no. 31759

Custodial History

Once MS. Phillipps 9719, acquired by sir T. Phillipps in 1836 from Thomas Thorpe the bookseller.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought.. at the Phillipps sale, 23. 3. 1895, lot 673.

Physical Facet

On paper, binding, half morocco, with marbled lining papers, 'Bretherton ligavit, 1848' on a printed label

Dimensions

13 5/8 × 8 5/8 in.
Title
Copies of some official correspondence of James first duke of Ormonde
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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