A short history of the poor house and an account of its present (1747) constitution and administration; copies of documents (1734-1738) relating to the administration of the poor house under its previous Governor, Gaspar de Molina y Oviedo; a letter of 24 October 1748 to Cardinal Infante, Luis Antonio, asking for financial help to meet increased food prices.
Madrid. Hospicio de San Fernando
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 96 MS345
- Dates of Creation1734-1748
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialSpanish
- Physical Description3 items, 65 leaves
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
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Date(s) of descriptions: 2000-02-15 Joseph Gelfer.
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In 1928 Phelips bequeathed the collection to the Corporation of London in memory of his sister, Clare Louisa Eliot; in 1950 the Guildhall Library placed it on permanent deposit in the University Library.