Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 73 (T.3.11)
Title: Clarendon Correspondence
Date of Creation: Between 1629 and 1709
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Clarendon Correspondence:
Letters 1, 99, and 100 are autographs of the first Earl of Clarendon, nearly all the rest being addressed by various correspondents to his son Henry, second Earl of Clarendon. Many have seals with crests, etc., intact. Dr. Young notes: "Abominably pasted on slips."
The references within curved brackets are to the articles in the Dict. Nat. Biog.
The square brackets contain names, etc., supplied from evidence or conjecture.
[Formerly R.3.16; R.3.33].
Rebound, January 1958 by Douglas Cockerell & Son, in greatly enlarged format, to permit of laying down letters without folding. Shelved temporarily in S.1.
Negative microfilm in stock.
Arrangement: List Item Content
Physical Description: Bound volume.
101 letters (A.D. 1662-1797). Paper, single or folded sheets. Late Cent. XVII.-XVIII.
Binding: ?Original, millboards, covered brown calf, blind-tooled sides, gilt-tooled edges, recently re-backed, title, modern (gilt), on crimson morocco shield: ORIGINAL | LETTERS TO | THE EARL OF CLARENDON. Cent. XVIII.
[For detailed collation see: John Young and P. Henderson Aitken, A Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of The Hunterian Museum in The University of Glasgow. (Glasgow, 1908), p. 78.]
Access: Normal conditions
Language: English
Material Type: Letter
Bibliography: 'Transcripts of letters [of Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon] in the College of Glasgow' were used by Thomas Lister for his Life and administration of Edward, first Earl of Clarendon (3 vols, London, 1838) - see vol. I, p. xvii; John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), pp 78-81.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

recipient: Henry Hyde 2nd Earl of Clarendon 1638-1709
Viceroy of Ireland, 1685-1686.
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