Reference code(s): GB 0122 Series E
Held at: Westminster Diocesan Archives
Title: Series E: private correspondence and diaries
Level of description: Series
Extent: 6 volumes
Name of creator(s): Various
Scope and content/abstract:
Private correspondence and diaries, 1598-1847, comprising:
E1: An extended letter from John Sargeant (1623-1710) in his defence, bound in a volume, giving 'a catalogue of all the pieces I have writ for Catholic Faith; together with the Occasion, the Process and Upshot of the Controversies between myself and the Protestant writers', Paris, 1700.
E 2: Volume of letters, 1596-1606, chiefly in Spanish, notably from Don Gomez Suarez de Figueroa of Cordova, Duke of Feria to Thomas Fitzherbert and from Jane Dormer, Duchess of Feria; Lord Bothwell; Thomas Fitzherbert and Sir Francis Inglefield.
E 7 and 8: Two volumes of Bishop Robert Gradwell's journal whilst rector of the English College, Rome. Volume 1, 1817-1825 and volume 2, 1825-1828.
E 11 Volume of the correspondence of Charles Edward Stuart, c 1764-1769 including with Henry Benedict Stuart and members of the French Court including the French Queen. The volume also contains the correspondence of Lady Webb.
E 12 Volume containing notes on legal practice, possibly made by Edmund Blount, Clifford's Inn, 1695.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English, Latin, Spanish, Italian and French.
System of arrangement:
As outlined in the Scope and Content.
Conditions governing access:
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Conditions governing reproduction:
Copies, subject to condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only on the undertaking of a copyright declaration. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Westminster Roman Cathlic Diocesan Trustees.
Hand list available in the Archives reading room.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information:
Immediate source of acquisition:
Received by the archive from Archbishop's House.
Existence and location of originals:
Existence and location of copies:
Archivist's note: Compiled by Sarah Drewery.
Rules or conventions: Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names 1997.
Date(s) of descriptions: Sep 2008