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Correspondence of Lord Cottington

Call Number: MS 65


Friendly notes, giving news of how the embassy by Hyde and himself from Charles II to the King of Spain is progressing.


  • Creation: January 3, 1650-May 14, 1652


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1 box (10 holograph letters, signed, 1 page each, on 1 or 2 leaves.) : Binding: Formerly bound together. Each now placed in separate folder.

Language of Materials


Scope and Contents

From: Cottington

To: Edward Proger [Progers, Prodgers], 1621-1713. (Groom of the Bedchamber to Charles II)

Physical Location

MS 65

Custodial History

Provenance Nevil Story Maskelyne, Esq, M.P, of Basset Down House, Swindon, Wilts-- see Report from Hist Manuscripts Comm, vol. 10, pt 4, pages 116-152 attached. 1823-1911.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Hofmann & Freeman, 1968

Additional Information

Apparently dated in New Style.

Guide to the Francis Cottington Letters
Correspondence of Lord Cottington
Finding aid prepared by alh, January 17, 1969 Finding aid encoded by mg, 2005
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Preferred citation
Francis Cottington Letters, Department of Special Collections, MS 65, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

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