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MS Eng 1266

Political treatise collection, ca. 1640: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Eng 1266
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Political treatise collection,
Date(s): 1640.
Quantity: 1 collection (2 volumes (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Thirty-two 15th and 16th-century political treatises by Nathaniel Bacon, Sir Walter Raleigh, and others.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

67M-36. Purchased with the Bemis fund; received: 1967 July 28.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Political Treatise Collection, ca. 1640 (MS Eng 1266). Houghton Library, Harvard University.


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Scope and Contents

Thirty-two manuscript treatises by various authors copied in an unidentified hand and originally from the library of the Duke of Westminster at Eaton Hall, Cheshire. Includes treatises by Nathaniel Bacon, Charles I, Sir Robert Cotton, Sir William Fleetwood, and Sir Walter Raleigh, among other authors.

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