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[Papers: collection of documents from his papers relating to the Popish Plot]

 Collection
Call Number: OSBORN FB153

Scope and Contents

The following finding aid is a complete inventory of the contents of Osborn fb155. This list was reformatted from previously existing cataloging.

Dates

  • 1678-1679

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Osborn fb153 is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

For provenance information, consult the appropriate curator.

Extent

0.02 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/beinecke.fb153

Overview

Collection of seven manuscripts, in multiple hands, concerning the Popish Plot, primarily of testimonies and accusations. The collection contains a letter by an unnamed woman to Coventry promising to deliver to him the names of many priests and Jesuits for a promised reward, as well as Coventry's reply assuring her she will be paid. Other items include a report on the death of Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey; King Charles II's speech to the House of Lords in 1678; a signed statement by Sir John Werden, declaring that he had been sent by the Duke of York to Titus Oates to confirm that Oates had spoken with Sir Thomas Williams; and a signed statement by Roger Hyett declaring that John Birch had accused the Queen and the Duke of York of being Papists.

Processing Information

This finding aid was produced from a previously existing list or card set. All pertinent bibliographical information has been retained; the volume may contain additional unlisted material.
Title
Guide to the John Browne, Commonplace Book
Status
Under Revision
Author
by Beinecke Staff
Date
August 2005
Description rules
Beinecke Manuscript Unit Archival Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

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