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CHAR 28/148 Acquired Papers. Churchill family prints etc.

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CHAR 28/148/1

File note relating to the contents of CHAR 28/148.

1 folio
c 1950
CHAR 28/148/2

Book entitled "Nouvelle Description de Blenheim, le palais magnifique du Duc de Marlborough dans le province d'Oxford" [A new description of Blenheim, the magnificent palace of [John, 1st] Duke of Marlborough in the County of Oxford] including illustrations and a plan of the palace grounds. Printed. Published by T Cadell, London.

1 47 p
01 Jun 1791
CHAR 28/148/3

Book entitled "A true copy of the last will and testament of her Grace, Sarah, late Duchess Dowager of Marlborough with the codicil thereto annexed" detailing the bequests made by Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough. Printed. Published by M Cooper [London].

1 93 p
1744
CHAR 28/148/4

Book entitled "A true and authentick [sic] copy of the last will and testament of her Grace the illustrious Sarah, late Duchess Dowager of Marlborough with the codicil annex'd wherein will appear proofs of her Publick Spirit and Love of her Country, exemplified in Regard to those Worthy Patriots, the Lords Stair, and Chesterfield, Mr Pitt etc" detailing the bequests made by Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough. Printed. Cover is a manuscript copy of some of the will. Published by W Lewis.

1 34 p
1745
CHAR 28/148/5

Book containing a poem about Blenheim with an additional note about Blenheim Palace. Printed.

1 30, 10 p
c 1745
CHAR 28/148/6

Envelope with a note about CHAR 28/148/3 or CHAR 28/148/4.

1 folio
c 1950
CHAR 28/148/7

Note from WSC to [Denis] Kelly relating to a donation to WSC's archives. Typewritten.

1 folio
16 Nov 1948
CHAR 28/148/8

Copy of a letter from Dorothy Spencer [Constituency Secretary to WSC] to [H de Malet de Campigny] thanking him on behalf of WSC for sending WSC and engraving of [John, 1st] Duke of Marlborough [CHAR 28/148/10]. Signed carbon typescript.

1 folio
10 Oct 1945
CHAR 28/148/9

Letter from H de Malet de Campigny (Autingues par Ardres, Pas de Calais [France]) to [WSC] sending him an engraving of [John, 1st] Duke of Marlborough [CHAR 28/148/10] discovered in his family's papers. Signed manuscript (also signed by other members of the de Campigny family).

1 folio
01 Aug 1945
CHAR 28/148/10

Engraving of [John, 1st] Duke of Marlborough. See CHAR 28/148/8-9.

1 folio
c 1740
CHAR 28/148/11

Copy of an act of Parliament for "settling on John [1st] Duke of Marlborough and his posterity a pension of 5,000 pounds per annum for the more honourable support of their dignities, in like manner as his honours and dignities, and the honour and Manor of Woodstock [Oxfordshire], and house of Blenheim are already limited and settled." Printed by Charles Bill, London.

1 [1], 10 p
14 Jun 1705 - 03 Dec 1705
CHAR 28/148/11A

Copy of an act of Parliament for "the settling of the honours and dignities of John [1st] Duke of Marlborough upon his posterity, and annexing the honour and Manor of Woodstock [Oxfordshire], and house of Blenheim to go along with the said honours." Printed [by Charles Bill, London].

1 4 p
[14] [Jun] [1705] - [03] [Dec] [1705]
CHAR 28/148/12

Envelope with note relating to CHAR 28/148/10.

1 folio
c 1950
CHAR 28/148/13

Decree issued by John [1st] Duke of Marlborough ordering that a regulation should be observed to prevent the excesses and disorders which were committed by those sent to "the little war". Printed.

1 folio
11 Jul 1711