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OLDBURY, John (fl 1669-1678)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/227-139
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: OLDBURY, John (fl 1669-1678)
Date(s): 1669-1678
Level of description: Collection
Extent: Two production units.
Name of creator(s): Oldbury | John | fl 1669-1678 | merchant


Administrative/Biographical history:

John Oldbury and Henry Stanley conducted business in Malaga, Alicante, Cadiz, Venice, Leghorn [Livorno], Amsterdam, Portsmouth, Ipswich, Bristol, Falmouth and Chester.


Scope and content/abstract:

Out-letter book of John Oldbury and Henry Stanley, merchants, containing copies of letters to ships' masters, agents, contacts and consignees, relating to business and private affairs.

Please note these are photostat copies; the whereabouts of the original is unknown.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Two files.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Donated to Guildhall Library in 1978. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:

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:
January to May 2011.

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