Official letters to Hugh Elliot from and to the Foreign Office during Elliot's embassies at Copenhagen and Dresden. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.13021
Level of Description
File

Dates

  • 1782-1802. (Creation)

Extents

  • 237 Leaves (Whole)

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Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    237 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The series is not complete, and, except for a draft of the dispatch describing the Danish coup d'état of 1784, the earlier years at Copenhagen are thinly represented, but the events surrounding the clash between Sweden and Denmark in 1788 are well documented.

  • Bibliography

    The dispatch describing the Danish coup d'état of 1784 was published from the version in the Public Record Office by Oscar Browning in ‘The political memoranda of Francis Fifth Duke of Leeds’ 'Camden Society', 1884, pages 235-511.

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