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Collection Level Description: Transcript of the Journal of C.C.F. Greville

Reference: MSS. Eng. hist. c. 213-28
Title: Transcript of the Journal of C.C.F. Greville
Dates of Creation: [c. 1927]
Extent: 16 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Henry Reeve (1813-95)

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Charles Cavendish Fulke Greville (1794-1865) was clerk to the Privy Council. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Transcript of the journal, 1818-60, of C.C.F. Greville, clerk to the Privy Council, prepared for publication by Henry Reeve. The manuscript served as copy for the press. Passages omitted from the editions of 1874 and 1887, but included in that of 1927, are marked with blue pencil.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The transcript was given to the Library in 1930.

Access Conditions

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

Existence/Location of Originals

The original journal is held by the British Library (BL Add. MSS. 41095-123).

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. 39839-54.

Access Points


Greville | Charles Cavendish Fulke | 1794-1865 | Clerk of the Privy Council Diarist

Reeve | Henry | 1813-1895 | Journalist and Writer

Privy Council

Great Britain | Politics and government | 19th century

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