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Ciphers used in the state papers of Thomas first earl of Strafford

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MS. Add. C. 276

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Ciphers used in the state papers of Thomas first earl of Strafford (' The King's Cypher,' 'The Lord Treasurer's Cypher,' etc.), deciphered by the rev. W. Knowler (d. 1773?).

Dates

  • written in the 18th century

Extent

22 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. C. 276, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. C. 276

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19981

Overview

Ciphers used in the state papers of Thomas first earl of Strafford, written in the 18th century.

Biographical / Historical

William Knowler (bap.1699-1773) was a Church of England clergyman.

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. V, no. 29570.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented to the Library by mr. C. H. Firth on June 10, 1885.

Related Materials

For the Strafford Papers see also MS. Firth b. 2.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

12 3/4 × 8 1/2 in.
Title
Ciphers used in the state papers of Thomas first earl of Strafford
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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