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Collection Level Description: Papers of Henry Dundas

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. a. 25, b. 345-6
Title: Papers of Henry Dundas
Dates of Creation: 1783-1810
Extent: 3 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville (1742-1811) was a statesman. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Papers, probably of Henry Dundas, relating to the East India Company.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given by Blackwell's in c. 1965, and transferred from the Indian Institute in 1975.

Access Conditions

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Further Information

Finding Aids

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. 42035-7.

Access Points

Dundas | Henry | 1742-1811 | 1st Viscount Melville | statesman

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