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Guide to the British autograph collection: Autographs of the Kings & Queens & Eminent Men of Great Britain, ca. 1500-1899
Special Collections M0168  
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Summary: Autographs of the kings and queens and eminent men of Great Britain. Collection contains two large volumes, compiled in 1835 by Mansf. de Cardonnel-Lawson. Among those represented are Henry VIII, Elizabeth I, John Locke, Isaac Newton, William Wordsworth, and a possible William Shakespeare signature. Most signatures were cut from documents or letters and are undated. Some are facsimiles.
1 linear ft.
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