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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms gb-00371
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  297 x 196mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-2b
Language:  Latin
Place:  London
Date:  1606-07-01
Comments to date:  letter dated 1506, must be an error
Short summary:  Acknowledgement and thanks for the two volumes of the first part of the addressee's historical work, difficulties in finding out who had sent them due to lack of accompanying letter; uncertainty of the postal services, possibilites of letters vanishing
Person:  Camden, William, 1551-1623, Historian, Antiquarian, author
Person:  Thou, Jacques Auguste de, 1553-1617, Statesman, Historian, addressee
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  A. Thuani, Historiarum sui temporis pars prima, Paris 1604, 2 vol. (Book)
COMMENTS
Comments:  Document also contains English translation of the letter and a mini-biography of the author from the 1840s
IMAGES
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