Incomplete set of copies of William Bromley's letter-books when in office as Secretary of State, Northern department, August 17, 1713 to September 22, 1714

Scope and Content

Duplicate of material in the State Papers (Public Record Office). Contents: (1) Packets 1 and 5 (pp. 1-26 and 27-47): Letters to British representatives in Brunswick and the Hanse towns; (2) Packet 2 (pp. 1-38): Letters to British representatives in Sweden, Holstein, and at Augsburg; (3) Packet 3 (pp. 1-38): "Book of Holland"; (4) Packet 4 (pp. 1-25): Miscellaneous correspondence; (5) Flanders and Lorrain, 1713, 1714 [bound volume] (pp. 1-106); (6) Short notes for a calendar of the letters inserted in Packet 1.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Bromley was MP for Oxford University, 1702-1732, Speaker of the House of Commons, 1710, and Secretary of State, 1713-1714

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Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Mr J.C. Dickinson, 1944


In English

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