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Prior, Matthew (1664-1721) Poet and Diplomat

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Surname: Prior
Forenames: Matthew
Gender: Male
Date: 1664-1721
History: Poet and diplomat. Secretary to the ambassador at The Hague, and negotiator at the treaties of Ryswick, 1697, and Utrecht, 1713.
Biography: ODNB link for Prior, Matthew (1664-1721) Poet and Diplomat
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275957 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P138504 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Matthew Prior
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
corresp, literary MSS and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
2
corresp, journals and literary MSS
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 20953
3
literary papers
See information in published source
See Index of English literary MSS vol 3 1700-1800
4
corresp and papers
Longleat House
See HMC 58 Bath MSS III
5
papers
Miami University: Walter Havighurst Special Collections Library
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
6
poems
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
7
1693-1714: financial papers rel to Paris
British Library, Manuscript Collections
8
1711: journal of a journey to Paris
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
9
1697-1701: copy of his diary made by Adrian Drift
Newcastle University: Special Collections
NRA 12238 Trevelyan
10
1694-97: letters to William Blathwayt
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
11
1694-99: letters (4) to Lord Dorset
Cambridge University: St John's College Library
See MR James, Descriptive Catalogue of MSS in St John's College, 1913, no 409
12
1695-99: letters to John Ellis
British Library, Manuscript Collections
13
1695-1704: letters (45 and 1 vol) to Lord Jersey and others
London Metropolitan Archives: City of London
NRA 935

See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
14
1694-1713: corresp with Lord Lexington
British Library, Manuscript Collections
15
1711-20: letters to Lord Oxford
British Library, Manuscript Collections
16
1713-21: letters to Jonathan Swift
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
17
1698-99: corresp with James Vernon
British Library, Manuscript Collections

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