The papers consist mainly of correspondence, but also include journals, bills, passports, and miscellaneous verse.
Papers of Frederick Sylvester North Douglas
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Eng. lett. c. 549-69; Eng. misc. b. 349, c. 813-15, d. 1233-5, e. 1344
- Dates of Creation1805-31
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description29 shelfmarks
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Frederick Sylvester North Douglas (1791-1819), son of Sylvester, Baron Glenbervie, was MP for Banbury, Oxfordshire, 1812-19. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
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The papers were bought through Quaritch in 1981.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
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