Transcripts from the 17th century of accounts of political and military events in Spain and Italy, 1630-44. The volumes have the book-plates of H.E. Napier and Thomas Hodgkin. The transcripts are accompanied by letters, regarding their provenance: John Bohn to Thomas Hodgkin (1875), Luigi Firpo to Edward C. Hodgkin (1978), and Edward C. Hodgkin to the London Library (1992).
MS.Add.8930 Account of the Spanish political situation, 1630, and the fall of Olivares, 1644. 103pp.
MS.Add.8931 Tracts and letters on conflicts between Pope Urban VIII and rival Italian states and families, 1642-44. 192pp.