Catalogue description Secretaries of State: State Papers Channel Islands

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Reference: SP 47
Title: Secretaries of State: State Papers Channel Islands
Description:

Letters and papers concerning the Channel Islands, communicated to the Secretaries of State from the governors, administrators and others. Some Privy Council papers appear in this series.

Date: 1671-1782
Arrangement:

Following disturbances in Jersey from 1769 onwards, the documents relating to that island were separated, in 1771, from those relating to Guernsey, and this division was continued after 1782. Alderney was also distinct from 1782 to 1821.

Related material:

Before 1671 Channel Islands material is found, unclassified, in the general run of State Papers, reign by reign.

The Channel Islands correspondence for 1782-1841 is in HO 98

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 11 bundles and volumes
Publication note:

This series is partly calendared: for the years 1671-1704 in the: Calendar of State papers Domestic for the reign of Charles II eds M A E Green F H B Daniell and F Bickley 28 vols (London 1860-1947) Calendar of State papers Domestic for the reign of James II ed E K Timings 3 vols (London 1960-1973) Calendar of State papers Domestic for the reign of William and Mary eds W J Hardy and E Bateson 11 vols (London 1895-1937) Calendar of State papers Domestic for the reign of Anne ed R P Mahaffy 2 vols (London 1916-1924). From 1760 to 1775 see the Calendar of Home Office Papers of the reign of George III eds J Redington and R A Roberts 4 vols (London 1878-1899). Please speak to staff at the Map and Large Document Room enquiry desk for the precise location.

Unpublished finding aids:

There is a manuscript calendar in three volumes, as follows: (1619-1663) SP 130/62 (1663-1724) SP 130/63 (1724-1770) SP 130/64

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