Item 25 - Miscellaneous letters and papers

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Crewe MS/25


Miscellaneous letters and papers


  • 1673–c. 1819 (Creation)

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1 volume (33 x 22 cm), containing 11 documents. Nos. 1, 3, 5, and 6 are folded sheets; nos. 7 and 9 each comprise four leaves; no. 2 comprises seven leaves. Bound in leather.

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Archival history

This volume, like Crewe MS 84, was once in the collection of Martin Routh. It was sold by Sotheby and Wilkinson with the rest of Routh’s manuscripts on 5 July 1855. On the verso of the front free endpaper is written ‘(26)’ and ‘Bought at Dr Rouths sale for 4 guineas.’

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On the front is stamped ‘MSS’.

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The documents are numbered 1–11. There is an unnumbered flyleaf at the front and another at the back.

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  • English
  • Latin

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