ALS. from J. Forshall of the British Museum, 27 March 1840, to the Hon. Philip P. Bouverie, thanking him for "your very obliging Present of the Historical Papers", together with, in Forshall’s hand, a ‘List of Papers presented by the Hon. J.P. Bouverie, 21 March 1840’, together with, heavily corrected proof sheets ‘Report on the Manuscripts of Philip Pleydell Bouverie, Esq.’, compiled by H. C. Maxwell Lyte for the Historical Manuscripts Commission.
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As the preliminary to the Report explains: "Some papers formerly belonging to John Pym, the great Parliamentary leader, were presented to the British Museum in 1840, by his descendant the late Hon. P. P. Bouverie. Others, however, still remain at his seat, Brymore, near Bridgewater. I append abstracts of the most important of these ..." ALS., folio, pp. 1 + 3 conjugate blanks; List, folio, pp. 2 + blanks; Report, folio, pp. 13, loosely stitched.
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