Transcript of the Journal of C.C.F. Greville

Scope and Content

Transcript of the journal, 1818-60, of C.C.F. Greville, clerk to the Privy Council prepared for publication by Henry Reeve. The manuscript served as copy for the press. Passages omitted from the editions of 1874 and 1887, but included in that of 1927, are marked with blue pencil.

Administrative / Biographical History

Charles Cavendish Fulke Greville (1794-1865) was clerk to the Privy Council. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Conditions Governing Access

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Acquisition Information

The transcript was given to the Library in 1930.


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. 39839-54.

Additional Information

The original journal is held by the British Library (BL Add. MSS. 41095-123).

Corporate Names