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Report on the Manuscripts of Mrs. Stopford-Sackville, Vol. 1 free pdf Excerpt from Report on the Manuscripts of Mrs. Stopford-Sackville, Vol. 1: Of Drayton House, Northamptonshire The papers forming this large and important collection are chiefly composed of letters, reports, and other official documents from and to Lord George Sackville, the 3rd son of Lionel, 1st Duke of Dorset. There are family papers from 1706 to 1799 (p. 32), which contain letters from many persons of eminence, among them being the Electress Sophia of Hanover, Sir Spencer Compton, afterwards Earl of Wilmington, Robert, Ist Earl of Orford, the Earls of Halifax, Sunderland, Chesterfield, and Bristol, George Bubb Dodington, afterwards Lord Melcombe, Horace Walpole, and others, as well as from most of the members of the Sackville family. In other parts of the collection are to be found letters from Prince Ferdinand of Brunswick, the Dukes of Cumberland, Gloucester, Marlborough, Newcastle, and Grafton, the Marquess of Hartington, the Earls of Bristol, Temple, Mansfield, Ligonier, Bute, Holderness, Suffolk, Buckinghamshire, Granville, Chesterfield, Hardwicke, Clanricarde, and Traquair, Lords North, Thurlow, and Sydney, and from Henry Fox, Sir H. Erskine, C. Townshend, William Pitt, Sir Robert Walpole, Dean Swift, Dr. Stone, Archbishop of Armagh, H. Pelham, William Eden, afterwards Lord Auckland, General Wolfe, Sir Jeffrey (afterwards Lord) Amherst, Richard Cumberland the dramatist. Sir Edward Walpole, and many others. Among the papers not immediately connected with the public and official life of Lord George Sackville, is a very interesting bundle of letters and papers addressed to the Earl of Sunderland (Secretary of State) in 1685 by the Dukes of Somerset and Albemarle, the Earl of Feversham, Lord Lumley, and others, who were the chief actors in the quelling of the Monmouth insurrection (p. 1). About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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Author : Great Britain Manuscripts
Publisher : Forgotten Books
Data Published : 27 September 2015
ISBN : 1331374766
EAN : 9781331374763
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Number of Pages : 468 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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