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John Churchill letter to Allen Bathurst

 Collection
Identifier: MS 028
Finding aid note: Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.

Scope and Contents

The letter is dated April 4, 1702, is handwritten on both sides of one leaf, and features a small red wax seal. Churchill expresses his happiness that Bathurst plans to attend the upcoming coronation of Queen Anne, and sends regards on behalf of Baron Horatio Walpole.

Dates

  • 1702

Creator

Access Restriction

This material is open for research. Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish materials from the John Churchill letter to Allen Bathurst must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Biographical Note

This letter was written by John Churchill (John, Marquis of Blandford) 1690-1703, who was the son of the first Duke of Marlborough. The recipient, Allan Bathurst, first Earl Bathurst (1684–1775) was later to represent Cirencester in parliament from May 1705 until January 1712, when he was created Baron Bathurst, being one of the twelve tory gentlemen who were raised to the peerage at the same time. He become treasurer to the Prince of Wales in 1757.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 letter)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

This letter was written by John Churchill (John, Marquis of Blandford) 1690-1703, who was the son of the first Duke of Marlborough, grandson of Sir Winston Churchill. The recipient, Allen Bathurst (first Earl Bathurst) was later to become treasurer to the Prince of Wales in 1757. Churchill expresses his happiness that Barnhurst plans to attend the upcoming coronation of Queen Anne, and sends regards on behalf of Baron Horatio Walpole.

Acquisition Information

Donated to the Woodson Research Center by the English Dept., Rice University.
Title
Guide to the John Churchill letter to Allen Bathurst, 1702
Status
Completed
Date
1980s
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas Repository

Contact:
Fondren Library MS-44, Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston Texas 77005 USA