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Letter From John Mennes to Sir Richard Fanshawe

Abstract Concerning Mennes' plans around Easter, business concerning Prince Rupert, and the crime of a merchant named Corke.
Created Date 1663-04-17
Contributor Mennes, John, Sir, 1599-1671 (Author) / Connelly, Mollie (Transcriber)
Series 17th Century Manuscripts, British Manuscripts
Type Autograph Letter Signed, International Correspondence, Negatives, Watermarks
Extent 1 leaf, writing on recto of folded sheet., 1 negative
Language English
Identifier Local: MEJ_1663_1_1 / Local: MEJ_1663_1_2
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Note Postage Details: Address reads "To the right honorable Sr. Richard Fanshw. Lord Ambassadour for his Matie of griat Britamne at Lisbon m/Portugal."
Note Postage Details: Return address reads: "From Sr. Jo. Mennes Dated 17 Aprill vet. Recd. in Lixa 17/7 June 1663. By Mr. Randall."
Note Transcription Details: In difficult handwriting.
Note Paper Details: Mark of a seal visible. Originally folded. Foxing.
Note Condition of Original: Fragile.
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, along with the Fanshawe Letter in this collection Local Call #: MSS_363_FAR_1650_1.
Collaborating Institutions Department of English / ASU Library Distinctive Collections
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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