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Hanoverian Succession collection

 Collection
Call Number: Pryce MS P5

Overview

Edward Southwell (1671-1730), clerk to the Privy Council, is the apparent author of 2 draft letters to George I (1660-1727) about his succession to the throne, both written in 1714 at the time of the death of Queen Anne (1665-1714). Also present are notes made by Southwell about the Succession Act of Anne 6.

Dates

  • 1714

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Extent

3 folders : Materials are docketed and are on paper.

Language of Materials

English

Physical Location

Pryce MS P5

Custodial History

Many Southwell family papers were acquired by Sir Thomas Phillipps. The Phillipps catalogue does not list this group separately, but it may have formed part of a larger group listed there.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Hofmann-Freeman, 1976

Title
Guide to the Hanoverian Succession Collection
Subtitle
Hanoverian Succession collection
Author
Finding aid prepared by alh, 1986; revised by ksc, 2006. Finding aid encoded by skt, 2006.
Date
2006
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/1399317417
Preferred citation
Hanoverian Succession collection, Department of Special Collections, Pryce MS P5, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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