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Holroyd, John Baker (1st Earl of Sheffield): letter, 6 Apr 1791

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 AL227
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Holroyd, John Baker (1st Earl of Sheffield): letter, 6 Apr 1791
Date(s): 1791
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 1 sheet
Name of creator(s): A P | fl 1791 | correspondent of John Baker Holroyd, 1st Earl of Sheffield


Administrative/Biographical history:

No information was available at the time of compilation.


Scope and content/abstract:

From A P to John Baker Holroyd, 1st Earl of Sheffield, 6 Apr 1791. Given Lord Sheffield's attention to national commercial interests, the writer (A P) 'takes the liberty of putting into your Lordship's hands a pamphlet, written some years ago by a country gentleman, on the effects of the bounties on exported corn, etc. It is true, your Lordship has paid more than common attention, to all regulation respecting trade, but more particularly to those relative to the article of corn'. Autograph, with signature [initials 'A P', surname illegible].

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Conditions governing access:

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Please contact the University Archivist for details. 24 hours notice is required for research visits.

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.

Finding aids:

Typescript catalogue available in the Library's Palaeography Room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

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Immediate source of acquisition:

Found inserted in a pamphlet Bounties on exported corn - Lowe - classmark: [G.L.] 1786.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Anya Turner.

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:
July 2008

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