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Seymour, Henry

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 MS 437
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Seymour, Henry
Date(s): 1921
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 volume
Name of creator(s): Seymour | Henry | fl 1921 | writer
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Administrative/Biographical history:

No information was available at the time of compilation.


Scope and content/abstract:

A bi-lateral cipher translation and transcription, prepared by Henry Seymour in 1921, from Bacon's The Historie of the raigne of King Henry the Seventh, 1622, using Bacon's own cipher, as given in the De Augmentis scientarum.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English, cipher

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Conditions governing access:

Access to the items in the collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the controlled environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room Uncatalogued material may not be seen. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Presented to the University Library in 1950 by Mr. Valentine Smith of The Bacon Society, who had bought it when Henry Seymour died. Kept in the Durning-Lawrence Library with a copy of Bacon's Henry the Seventh used by Seymour in making the transcription, also presented by Mr. Smith.

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Date(s) of descriptions:
2000-02-22 Joseph Gelfer

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