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Letter From Richard Fanshawe to Sir

Abstract Concerning Fanshawe's details of his recent voyage after three years, his safe arrival in Madrid, his voyage with his captain, and the sending of a packet.
Created Date 1650-04-17
Contributor Fanshawe, Richard, 1608-1666 (Author) / Connelly, Mollie (Transcriber)
Subject sailing
Series 17th Century Manuscripts, British Correspondence
Type Autograph Letter Signed, International Correspondence, Seller's Note, Typewritten, Negatives
Extent 1 leaf, writing on recto and verso., 1 type written leaf, type on recto., 1 type written leaf, type on recto and verso., 2 negatives.
Language English
Identifier Local: MSS_363_FAR_1650_1_1 / Local: MSS_363_FAR_1650_1_2 / Local: MSS_363_FAR_1650_1_3 / Local: MSS_363_FAR_1650_1_4 / Local: MSS_363_FAR_1650_1_5
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Note Curator's Note: Handwritten notes on letter read: "(3987) gep" on recto and "Mr Fanshaw of the 27th of Aprill [Recey] May 26. 1650" with some more illegible handwriting on verso. The first note on the verso assumedly written by the recipient of the letter.
Note Seller's Description: Typed Seller's description card entitled "With a Holograph Letter from the Translator" and signed "Harold e. Graves" gives information about the letter. He links it to the letter written my John Mennes in this collection Local Call #: MSS_363_MEJ_1663_1.
Note Seller's Description: A second seller's description from a page town out of a book lists this letter as "A Fine Literary Letter" and guesses at the details surrounding the recipient of the letter.
Note Paper Details: Originally folded. In odd colored ink.
Note Transcription Details: In difficult handwriting.
Note Creation Date Details: Letter includes both Old Style and New Style dates: "Aprill 17/27 1650."
Note Provenance: According to Seller's description, this letter was tipped into "The Lusiad, or, Portugals historicall poem: written in the Portingall language by Lvis de Camoens; and now newly put into English by Richard Fanshaw esq." Publisher London, Printed for Humphrey Moseley, at the Prince's-arms in St. Pauls church-yard, 1655. Local Call #: SPEC- C-576.
Collaborating Institutions Department of English / ASU Library Distinctive Collections
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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