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Samuel Sandars: Transcripts from manuscripts then in private hands

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.727

Scope and Contents

Transcripts of manuscripts dated 1562 - 1737. Including copies of: Robert Glover, 'Order in proceeding to the parliament on vii January 1562'; letter from Charles I to James Butler, duke of Ormonde, 31 July 1645, transcribed from a copy then in possession of F. W. Russell MP, of Lancaster Gate (letter published in T. Carte, Life of James Duke of Ormond, Oxford, 1851, 4, p. 305); letter from 'one of the attendants of Queen Caroline' to 'a Lady in Lancashire', 29 Nov. 1737, describing Caroline of Ansbach's last illness, transcribed from copy in possession of W. F. Major, c. 1820 (original in Royal Archives, see R. L. Arkell's biography of the queen, London, 1939); letter from Thomas Holbech, master of Emmanuel, to William Sancroft, archbishop of Canterbury, 14 Apr. 1676, from the original; 'Invoice of medicines for the British Regiments under the duke of Marlborough in the Low Countries 22 Oct. 1711', from original in possession of Robert Green of Scarborough.


  • 1869


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1 volume(s) (1 volume paper) : paper

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Samuel Sandars c. 1870.

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