Letters signed to Francis Parry as British envoy to Portugal from the principal secretaries and under secretaries of state [manuscript], 1672-1679.


Letters signed to Francis Parry as British envoy to Portugal from the principal secretaries and under secretaries of state [manuscript], 1672-1679.

Contains 39 autograph and non-autograph letters signed bound together to form a volume entitled on the spine: M.S. Official letters from 1668-1679. Correspondents include: Arlington, Sir Joseph Williamson, Henry Coventry, Henry Thynne and William Blathwayt. Also, 2 copies of letters from Arlington to Sir Robert Southwell, 1668, and to Henry Coventry, 1677. Some of these letters may appear in Letters from the Secretaries of State ... in the reign of King Charles the Second to Francis Parry ... 1817. Tipped in at the back are a coachmaker's bill, 1667-1668, a household bill, ca. 1675 and a note on Elizabeth Southwell, daughter of Sir Robert Southwell of Wood Rising, Norfolk.

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SNAC Resource ID: 7442029

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