Description

Concerning Fanshawe's details of his recent voyage after three years, his safe arrival in Madrid, his voyage with his captain, and the sending of a packet.

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Details

Contributors
Agent
Date Created
1650-04-17
Subjects
Identifier
  • Identifier Type
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    Identifier Value
    MSS_363_FAR_1650_1_1
  • Identifier Type
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    MSS_363_FAR_1650_1_2
  • Identifier Type
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    MSS_363_FAR_1650_1_3
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    MSS_363_FAR_1650_1_4
  • Identifier Type
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    MSS_363_FAR_1650_1_5
Note
  • Curator's Note: Handwritten notes on letter read: "(3987) gep" on recto and "Mr Fanshaw of the 27th of Aprill [Recey] May 26. 1650" with some more illegible handwriting on verso. The first note on the verso assumedly written by the recipient of the letter.
  • Seller's Description: Typed Seller's description card entitled "With a Holograph Letter from the Translator" and signed "Harold e. Graves" gives information about the letter. He links it to the letter written my John Mennes in this collection Local Call #: MSS_363_MEJ_1663_1.
  • Seller's Description: A second seller's description from a page town out of a book lists this letter as "A Fine Literary Letter" and guesses at the details surrounding the recipient of the letter.
  • Paper Details: Originally folded. In odd colored ink.
  • Transcription Details: In difficult handwriting.
  • Creation Date Details: Letter includes both Old Style and New Style dates: "Aprill 17/27 1650."
  • Provenance: According to Seller's description, this letter was tipped into "The Lusiad, or, Portugals historicall poem: written in the Portingall language by Lvis de Camoens; and now newly put into English by Richard Fanshaw esq." Publisher London, Printed for Humphrey Moseley, at the Prince's-arms in St. Pauls church-yard, 1655. Local Call #: SPEC- C-576.

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