D. Burton collection of state papers and other materials, ca. 1607-ca. 1625.


D. Burton collection of state papers and other materials, ca. 1607-ca. 1625.

Contents include copies of documents taken from Richard Hakluyt's Principal navigations, 1598-1600, and of others relating to Irish affairs from Part II of Fynes Moryson's An itinerary ..., 1617. Also, copies of Sir Ralph Winwood's papers when principal secretary of state, 1614-1617, with a few from an earlier and a later date, as well as many petitions; letters of recommendation; letters to and from envoys and agents in Spain, Savoy, Venice, Turkey, the Netherlands (one of 1617 mentions [Hugo] Grotius), Belgium, France, the county Palatine and Portugal; several letters from the lords-deputy of Ireland, Sir Edward Coke, Sir Tobie Matthew, Sir Thomas Smith, and Sir William Monson; two letters to Sir Walter Raleigh, one about a debt claimed by Peter Frobisher in right of his uncle, Captain Frobisher, and Raleigh's proposal for his last voyage to Guiana, [1614?]; a letter from Dr. Thomas Lodge and another discussing a debt owing to him; a letter and petition of Dr. William Fulke's daughter relating to her right to print his books; a copy of the French king's edict, January 1607, for drawing certain makers of tapestry from the Low Countries into France and Sir Francis Crane's proposal for a similar undertaking in England. Date range found in volume: 1607 on leaf 55v and 1625 on leaf 115v.

136 leaves.


SNAC Resource ID: 7624561

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