Correspondence and papers of Francis Werry, consul at Smyrna, and his son Francis Peter, diplomat

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. hist. b. 238, c. 1032
  • Dates of Creation
      [ca. 1800-30]
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      2 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers of Francis Werry and Francis Peter Werry.

Administrative / Biographical History

Francis Werry (1745-1832) was consul at Smyrna. His son Francis Peter Werry (1788-1859) served as a diplomat in Malta, Russia, France, Vienna and Dresden.

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Acquisition Information

The papers were bought at Sotheby's on 23 March 1981, lot 101.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

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