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Brougham, Henry Peter: letter, 4 Dec [1851]

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 AL508
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Brougham, Henry Peter: letter, 4 Dec [1851]
Date(s): [1851]
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 2 leaves
Name of creator(s): Brougham | Henry Peter | 1778-1868 | 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux | statesman x Brougham and Vaux | 1st Baron


Administrative/Biographical history:

Henry Peter Brougham was born and educated in Edinburgh and practised as a lawyer in Scotland and England. He served as Whig MP for Camelford (1810-1812), Winchelsea (1815-1830), Knaresborough (1830) and Yorkshire (1830) before receiving a peerage. He was Lord Chancellor from 1830-1834.


Scope and content/abstract:

Letter from Henry Peter Brougham of Château Eleanor Louise, Cannes, Alpes-Maritimes, [France] to J M [John Murray] of Albermarle Street, London, 4 Dec [1851]. Concerning the proofs of his book The History of England and France under the House of Lancaster. Comments on the coup d'état [of Napoléon III] in Paris.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

See hard copy catalogue.

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:

See archivist.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Found enclosed in H P Brougham The History of England and France under the House of Lancaster, 2nd ed (1855) - classmark: (V) Cc [Brougham].

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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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