Papers of Frederick Sylvester North Douglas

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      GB 161 MSS. Eng. lett. c. 549-69; Eng. misc. b. 349, c. 813-15, d. 1233-5, e. 1344
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Scope and Content

The papers consist mainly of correspondence, but also include journals, bills, passports, and miscellaneous verse.

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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Acquisition Information

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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