Henry Boyle, 1st Baron Carleton (d. 1725), politician, was principal Secretary of State. Charles, 2nd Viscount Townshend (1674-1738), statesman, was ambassador extraordinary at The Hague. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Letters from Henry Boyle to Charles, Viscount Townshend, concerning peace negotiations during the War of the Spanish Succession.
The letters were bought from Colbeck Radford in 1934.Access Conditions
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M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 40104-5.Related Units of Description
See also Letters to Sir Horatio Walpole and Charles, 2nd Viscount Townshend.
Diplomatic and consular service, British
Spanish Succession, War of, 1701-1714 | Diplomatic history
Boyle | Henry | d 1725 | 1st Baron Carleton | politician
Townshend | Charles | 1674-1738 | 2nd Viscount Townshend | statesman
Great Britain | Foreign relations | Netherlands
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