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Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington letters and documents

Title
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington letters and documents, 1807-1866.
Author
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852.

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Volume 1Mixed materialRequest in advance MssCol 3280 Volume 1Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

Details

Additional Authors
  • Bancroft collection.
  • Ford collection.
Description
.1 linear foot (1 folder)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Genealogical tables.
Access (note)
  • Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Source (note)
  • Purchased by the Lenox Library from the estate of George Bancroft, 1893; donated by J. Pierpont Morgan, 1899, as part of the Ford collection; purchased from Stan. V. Henkels, 1921
Call Number
MssCol 3280
OCLC
922640902
Author
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852.
Title
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington letters and documents, 1807-1866.
Restricted Access
Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Summary
The collection consists chiefly of letters, most in the hand of soldier and statesman Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, briefly acknowledging correspondence or confirming engagements. A clipped signature and autograph address leaf are included. Also present are a letter from John H. Pelly to Wellington enclosing copies of a document, 1841; a document written by the Knight of Kerry, 1866, certifying the text of a letter written by Wellington under the name of Wesley in 1796; and a manuscript ancestral chart of the Duke, undated.
Source
Purchased by the Lenox Library from the estate of George Bancroft, 1893; donated by J. Pierpont Morgan, 1899, as part of the Ford collection; purchased from Stan. V. Henkels, 1921
Occupation
Soldiers.
Statesmen.
Added Author
Bancroft collection.
Ford collection.
Research Call Number
MssCol 3280
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