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'To Maister Anthonie Bacon. An Apologie of the Earle of Essex....'

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 MS 287
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: 'To Maister Anthonie Bacon. An Apologie of the Earle of Essex....'
Date(s): c1600-1700
Level of description: Fonds
Extent: 64 pages
Name of creator(s): Unknown
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Scope and content/abstract:

'To Maister Anthonie Bacon. An Apologie of the Earle of Essex, against those which falsely and maliciously taxe him to be the onely hinderer of the Peace, and quiet of his Countrey'. The text differs slightly from that of the first printed edition of 1603.

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Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original, which must be assessed by a conservator. 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 history:

With the bookplate of Horatio Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford, and a note, "bought at the sale of Sir Julius Caesar's MSS., 1757". Phillipps MS. 11788, "from Strawberry Hill 1842". Accompanying the MS. formerly covering it, is a parchment deed between Sir Edward Osborne, ancestor of the Duke of Leeds, and Humfry Bark, dated 14 Nov. 1586.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by J Caudwell.

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.

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