Letters from Peregrine Hyde Osborne to his grandfather, Sir Thomas Osborne, 1st Duke of Leeds

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Comprises 9 autograph letters from Peregrine Hyde Osborne, 3rd Duke of Leeds, to his grandfather, Sir Thomas Osborne, 1st Duke of Leeds, dated 10/21 January 1706/7 - March/3 April 1710/11, 4 of which are written in English and 5 in French (with transcripts).

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Thomas Osborne (1631-1712) was the 1st Duke of Leeds and a statesman. He favoured his grandson, Peregrine Hyde Osborne (1691-1731), who was the second son of the 2nd Duke, above the latter, and bequeathed to him all his estate.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

From the library of Lord Brotherton.

Note

In English and French.