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William Bold - Robert Bruce Cotton - 1621-7-24

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William Bold - Robert Bruce Cotton - 1621-7-24
FINA IDUnique ID of the page  1734
InstitutionName of Institution. Oxford, Bodleian Library
InventoryInventory number. MS Smith 71 fols. 111-112
AuthorAuthor of the document. William Bold
RecipientRecipient of the correspondence. Robert Bruce Cotton
Correspondence dateDate when the correspondence was written: day - month - year . July 24, 1621
PlacePlace of publication of the book, composition of the document or institution. Florence 43° 46' 11.53" N, 11° 15' 20.09" E
Associated personsNames of Persons who are mentioned in the annotation. John Selden
LiteratureReference to literature.
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LanguageLanguage of the correspondence English
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Grand documentOriginal passage from the "Grand document".

Lettre du 24 juillet 1621 (de Florence) : He sees many good antiquities for sale (medals, statues) and some MSS., but dare not trust his judgment to buy for Sir R., not being suficiently expert. But he has here learned friends both able and willing to give Sir R. satisfaction. On behalf of one of these he asks Sir R. whether before the Heptarchy there were Dukes in England, whether absolute or feudal. He asks as a favour that Sir R. would write a word or two to Mr. Selden or some other introducing his friend the bearer of his letter, and asking them if they will satisfy him in his request (Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Smith 71 fols. 111-112).