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John Churchill Letter

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the John Churchill letter to Allen Bathurst, 1702 MS 028



creator John, Marquis of Blandford, 1690-1703
Title: John Churchill letter to Allen Bathurst
Dates: 1702
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.
Identification: MS 028
Quantity: 0.1 linear ft.1 letter
Language:
Repository: Woodson Research Center

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.

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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.

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Restrictions

Access Restriction

This material is open for research.

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.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Anne, Queen of Great Britain, 1665-1714
Bathurst, Allen Bathurst, Baron, 1684-1775
Walpole, Horatio Walpole, Baron, 1678-1757

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Churchill letter to Allen Bathurst, 1702, MS 028, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Acquisition Information

Donated to the Woodson Research Center by the English Dept., Rice University.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

John Churchill Letter

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1 John Churchill letter to Allen Bathurst, 1702. Handwritten.

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