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Collection Level Description: Correspondence and Papers of Laurence Sulivan

Reference: MSS. Eng. hist. c. 471-2
Title: Correspondence and Papers of Laurence Sulivan
Dates of Creation: 1756-1813
Extent: 2 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 and of his son Stephen, consisting of:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bought at Sotheby's in 1969.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

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. 40019-20.

Related Units of Description

See also Papers of Laurence Sulivan. There are also sixteen letters to Laurence Sulivan, 1763-82 (MS. Eng. hist. b. 237, see under 'Correspondence').

Access Points

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

Sulivan | Stephen | fl 1775-1813

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