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Finding Aid for the Pole Family News Collection 1681-1713 MS.1951.021
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This collection contains manuscript news-letters as well as printed issues of newspapers The Post-Boy and The Post-Man with manuscript additions, all addressed to the Pole family of Radbourne, Derbyshire. Written from an agent in London, these letters and papers contain information on current happenings in London and abroad during the period 1681-1713.
The Pole family dates from the earliest days of the Norman conquest and has had Radbourne, Derbyshire as its seat since the 1400s. Several different members of the family are listed as recipients of these news letters. Most items were addressed to "Madam Pole," but others are addressed to "German Pole," "Samuel Pole," or "Anne Pole."
3.42 Linear feet (7 boxes)
Copyright has not been assigned to the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Clark Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Collection is open for research.