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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 8, "The First British Empire" [eventually included in volume 3, "The Age of Revolution"]: various post-war revises., 1954 - Jan 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/432A-C

Scope and Contents

Includes manuscript and typed drafts and galley proofs (some described as first, second, third, fourth, or penultimate revise, "duplicate", or final proof) for: chapters entitled "The (American) War of Independence", "The United States", "The Monopoly of the Whigs", "The Austrian Succession and the Forty-Five", "Colonial America" or "The American Colonies", "The First World War", "The Royal Revenge and the Conflict of the Peoples" or "The Quarrel with America", "The House of Hanover", "(Sir) Robert Walpole", and "The Indian Empire"; provisional chapter lists.With suggested corrections, amendments, and notes from various people [secretaries, literary assistants, printers, etc.] including: "D K" [Denis] Kelly, WSC, "C C W" [Charles] Wood, "A H" [Alan] Hodge.


  • Creation: 1954 - Jan 1957

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3 file(s) (3 files (438 loose folios))

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