Letters to Charles Augustus Ellis, 6th Baron Howard de Walden

Scope and Content

Letters to Charles Augustus Ellis, consisting of:  

  • Letters from Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, 1834-40, with one from Edward Henry Stanley, 15th Earl of Derby, 1867
  • Letters from George Villiers, 4th Earl of Clarendon, 1842-5

Administrative / Biographical History

Charles Augustus Ellis, 6th Baron Howard de Walden (1799-1868) was minister and envoy at Lisbon. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The letters were bought from Bernard Halliday in 1932.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 41603-4.