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Collection Level Description: Papers of Laurence Sulivan

Reference: MSS. Eng. hist. b. 190-1, c. 269-71
Title: Papers of Laurence Sulivan
Dates of Creation: 1764-86
Extent: 5 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Laurence Sulivan (1713-86) was director of the British East India Company. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Papers of Laurence Sulivan, consisting of letters to and from Sulivan.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bought from Mrs D. Griffin in 1943.

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. 39637-41.

Related Units of Description

See also Correspondence and Papers of Laurence Sulivan.

Access Points

Sulivan | Laurence | 1713-1786 | Director East India Co

East India Co

Great Britain | Colonies | India | 18th century

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