Bedford, William Russell, Duke of, 1613-1700
- Existence: 1613 - 1700
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: OSBORN FB94
Abstract: Collection of 28 letters and other documents, many written to John Pym and all concerned with military activities of the Parliamentary army during the English Civil War. Numerous writers request financial assistance, food, clothing, and arms for their soldiers, including Alexander Carew, who asks for money and arms to combat an uprising in Cornwall; Sir William Balfour, who requests back pay for his services as commissary and captain of a troop in Ireland and requests two months' advance for...
Call Number: OSB MSS 61
The papers contain correspondence and documents pertaining to Charles I's expedition to Scotland in 1640 and 1641, including transcripts of letters from John Pym, John Hampden, and the Committees of Parliamentary Instructions and Ordinances.