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Collection Level Description: Extracts from the Melville Papers (microfilm)

Reference: GB 0162 Micr.Brit.Emp.s.4
Title: Extracts from the Melville Papers (microfilm)
Dates of Creation: 1786-1788
Extent: 1 reel
Name of Creator: Henry Dundas

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Henry Dundas (1742-1811), 1st Viscount Melville (1802). Politician, Secretary of State for Home Affairs (1791-1794), Secretary of State for War (1794-1801).

Scope and Content

Extracts from the Melville papers, 1786-1788. Microfilm.

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Access Conditions

Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Reproduction Restrictions

No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.

Existence/Location of Originals

The originals are held by the National Library of Scotland (Bower Collection).

Further Information

Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Listed as no. 10 in Manuscript Collections (excluding Africana) in Rhodes House Library, Oxford, compiled by Louis B. Frewer (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1970).

Access Points

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

Politicians | Great Britain

Great Britain | Officials and employees

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23 January 2012