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A book of styles of address drawn up for the use of king George i

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MS. Lat. misc. f. 12

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A book of styles of address drawn up for the use of king George i, giving seventy-four forms to be used in letters sent to the various rulers of foreign states, in Latin, French or English. On fol. vi are two notes by Thomas Townshend and George Tilson, under-secretaries of state, 1724-1727 and 1714-1727 respectively.

An index is at fol. iii.

(fols. 75-end) are blank.

Dates

  • written about A.D. 1715

Extent

107 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Lat. misc. f. 12, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. misc. f. 12

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20273

Overview

A book of styles of address drawn up for the use of king George i, written about A.D. 1715.

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Townshend (fl. 1724-1727) was under-secretary of state.

George Tilson (1672-1738) was under-secretary of state.

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. 29805.

Custodial History

'From Miss Falconer's, Bath., T. Kerslake': bought from the latter about 1858 by the rev. John Rigaud

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from the rev. John Rigaud on May 18, 1888, for 18s.

Physical Facet

On paper; binding, black morocco with gold ornament and silver clasp, contemporary

Dimensions

4 × 6 5/8 in.
Title
A book of styles of address drawn up for the use of king George i
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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