Papers of Laurence Sulivan

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      GB 161 MSS. Eng. hist. b. 190-1, c. 269-71
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Scope and Content

Papers of Laurence Sulivan, consisting of letters to and from Sulivan.

Administrative / Biographical History

Laurence Sulivan (1713-1786) was director of the British East India Company. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The papers were bought from Mrs D. Griffin in 1943.


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. 39637-41.

Related Material

See also Correspondence and Papers of Laurence Sulivan (MSS. Eng. hist. c. 471-2).

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