Detail View: LUNA: Folger Digital Image Collection: Letter from John Whitehead, London, to Sir Matthew Wentworth, 2nd bart.

Digital Image File Name: 
34068
Source Call Number: 
X.d.428 (162)
Source Title: 
Letter from John Whitehead, London, to Sir Matthew Wentworth, 2nd bart.
Image Details: 
Suggests a marriage between Sir Matthew's son and one of Whitehead's nieces. Describes the various nieces and their fortunes. He has taken his wife and daughter to London, so "that they may see this Famous Citty." Seal intact (slightly damaged).
Source Created or Published: 
1675/6 March 14
Physical Description: 
p. 3
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD: 
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Creator (Hamnet): 
Shrewsbury, Elizabeth Hardwick Talbot, Countess of, 1527?-1608.
Title (Hamnet): 
Cavendish-Talbot manuscripts, 1333-1705 (bulk 1548-1705)
Title (Hamnet): 
Letters to and from herself and various members of her family, as well as letters of the Wentworth, Slingsby, Style and Gower families 1333-1705 (bulk 1548-1705)
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
203 items (4 boxes)
Subject (Hamnet): 
Shrewsbury, Elizabeth Hardwick Talbot, Countess of, 1527?-1608.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Slingsby family.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Style, Humphrey, Sir.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Talbot family.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Wentworth family.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Wills. aat
Subject (Hamnet): 
Barbur, Thomas, d. ca. 1529.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Cavendish family.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Correspondence. aat
Subject (Hamnet): 
Deeds. aat
Subject (Hamnet): 
Devon (England) -- History -- 14th century.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Family papers. aat
Subject (Hamnet): 
Gower, Stanley.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Great Britain -- History -- Edward VI, 1547-1553.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Great Britain -- History -- Stuarts, 1603-1714.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Great Britain -- History -- Tudors, 1485-1603.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Inventories. aat
Subject (Hamnet): 
Manuscripts, English -- Washington (D.C.)
Subject (Hamnet): 
Personal papers. aat
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Cavendish family.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Folger Shakespeare Library.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Gower, Stanley, fl. 1621-1659.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Phillipps, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1872, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Shrewsbury, Elizabeth Hardwick Talbot, Countess of, 1527?-1608.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Slingsby family.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Style, Humphrey, Sir, 1595-1659.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Talbot family.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Wentworth family.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Wilson, John, 1719-1783, former owner.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Primarily ALS. Five groups of letters and miscellaneous documents from: the Cavendish and Talbot families, 1548-1607; the Wentworths, particularly of West Bretton and Woolley, Yorkshire, [1542?], 1624-1705; the Slingsbies of Scryven, 1586-1634; Sir Humphrey Style, bart., ca. 1629; and Stanley Gower, rector of Brampton Bryan, Herefordshire, 1636-1658. Also, a copy of a lease of land in Devon [?], 1333, a copy of the will of Thomas Barbur of Hope, [Staffordshire?], 1529, and an acquittance.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Sometimes referred to as the Cavendish-Talbot manuscripts. Preferred citation: Folger Shakespeare Library MSS X.d.428 (1-203). [Formerly Folger MS Add. 279].
Provenance (Hamnet): 
Formerly part of the collections of John Wilson of Broomhead Hall, near Sheffield (1719-1783), and later of Sir Thomas Phillipps, bart., (1792-1872). Phillipps MSS 20556-20558. See: The Phillipps manuscripts. London: Holland Press, [1968].
Call Number (Hamnet): 
X.d.428 (1-203)