Glen, James

Scope and Content

Manuscript volume containing answers from James Glen, Governor of South Carolina, to queries from the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations, giving details of the country's geography, weather, neighbours, constitution, shipping and trade, and an account of exports for 1747-1748. This letter was possibly the one from Glen read by the Lords Commissioners on 9 Nov 1749 - see the Journal of the Commissioners for Trade and Plantations , 1742-1749.

Administrative / Biographical History

Information not available at present.


Single item.

Access Information

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Uncatalogued material may not be seen. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Acquisition Information

Bought from Bertram Dobell in 1912 as an addition to the Goldsmith's Library of Economic Literature.

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Collection level description.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Manuscript folio. Bound in quarter-calf.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Sarah Smith as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Separated Material

University of South Carolina Library, USA, holds correspondence and papers, 1738-1777 (Ref: Acc NUC MS 76-1382); the National Archives of Scotland has correspondence and papers (Ref: GD45).

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.