Catalogue description Henry Petrie: Papers

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Details of PRO 30/17
Reference: PRO 30/17
Title: Henry Petrie: Papers

These consist of the official and private correspondence and official accounts of Henry Petrie, Keeper of the Records at the Tower (1819 to 1840), with some of the official correspondence and accounts of Samuel Lysons, his predecessor; notes, transcripts and materials collected by or under him for a publication on British history; and some naval papers of James Petrie (1788 to 1799).

Date: 1533-1843
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Not Public Record(s)
Language: English

Henry Petrie, 1768-1842

Physical description: 6 box(es)
Immediate source of acquisition:

in June 1919

Clara L Sharpe, 1919-1919 in June 1919

Publication note:

Some of these documents were used in the preparation of the Monumenta Historica Britannica, or Materials for the history of Britain from the earliest period, volume 1 (Eyre and Spottiswoode, London, 1848).

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