The Nicholas Papers, Vol. 1 Edward Nicholas

ISBN: 9781331483526

Published: September 27th 2015

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368 pages


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The Nicholas Papers, Vol. 1  by  Edward Nicholas

The Nicholas Papers, Vol. 1 by Edward Nicholas
September 27th 2015 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 368 pages | ISBN: 9781331483526 | 7.48 Mb

Excerpt from The Nicholas Papers, Vol. 1The collection of papers, a portion of which is here printed, was purchased for the British Museum in 1879, and is now contained in Egerton MSS. 2533-2562. In addition to the correspondence of Sir EdwardMoreExcerpt from The Nicholas Papers, Vol.

1The collection of papers, a portion of which is here printed, was purchased for the British Museum in 1879, and is now contained in Egerton MSS. 2533-2562. In addition to the correspondence of Sir Edward Nicholas (ob. 1669), Secretary of State, it includes that of his son, Sir John Nicholas (ob. 1704), Clerk to the Privy Council, and of his grandson., Edward Nicholas (ob.

1726), Treasurer to Queen Mary- and it was formerly preserved at the family seat of West Horsley, co. Surrey, purchased by Sir Edward from Carew Raleigh in 1665. After the death of Sir John Nicholas each of his three sons, Edward, John, and William inherited the estate in turn, and the youngest, dying unmarried in 1749, devised it to Henry Weston, of Ockham, whose descendants have enjoyed it ever since.The subsequent history of the Nicholas Papers is somewhat obscure. A rough schedule of them was drawn up by Edward Nicholas in 1720-1723, and is now Egerton MS.

2562.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy.

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