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Six Jacobite papers

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MS. Eng. hist. b. 113
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Six Jacobite papers:

  1. Fol. 2. Official copy of a Commission appointing col. James Douglas a justice for suppressing risings, Mar. 27, 1685
  2. Fol. 4. A deed of appointment signed by the earl of Panmure, Feb. 28, 1696/7
  3. Fol. 6. Letter from the Old Pretender to card. Sanvitali, Feb. 25, 1711/2, in French, with autograph subscription and signature and royal seal
  4. Fol. 8. Order to pay the lieutenant of the Tower of London for a year's keep of the 'rebell prisoners', 1715-6, etc., dated Feb. 24, 1719/20
  5. Fol. 10. Information sworn on Jan. 23, 1753, against Edward Rudd for celebrating the Pretender's birthday at Exeter, on parchment
  6. Fol. 11. A document signed by Henry Stuart, cardinal of York, Nov. 24, 1772, in French


  • Creation: Written in A.D. 1685-1772


14 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • French

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. b. 113, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Eng. hist. b. 113

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20098


Six Jacobite papers

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

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. 30014

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from S. J. Davey (catal. 31, no. 3079) on Nov. 13, 1889, for £4 14s. 6d.

Physical Facet

On paper


15 5/8 × 10 3/8 in.

Six Jacobite papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom