Papers of Henry Dundas

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      GB 161 MSS. Eng. misc. a. 25, b. 345-6
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Scope and Content

Papers, probably of Henry Dundas, relating to the East India Company.

Administrative / Biographical History

Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville (1742-1811) was a statesman. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The papers were given by Blackwell's in ca. 1965, and transferred from the Indian Institute in 1975.


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. 42035-7.

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