Henry Hobhouse letter

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Address: Hadspen [House, Somerset]. To [John Russell,] the [6th] Duke of Bedford. '... in consequence of the existence of a Commission for the publication of State Papers ... it [is] inexpedient to permit copies to be taken of papers falling within the scope of the Commission, until it has been ascertained whether they will be fit for publication under it ... I will inspect the papers of the several Earls of Bedford, of which Your Grace is desirous to possess copies ...'.
Autograph, with signature.


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