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Dickens, Melchior Guy (fl 1730-1768) Lieutenant Colonel Diplomat

GB/NNAF/P139649   (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P8016)

Location of Related Collections
Scope1749-62: misc corresp and papers
RepositoryGloucestershire Archives
Record ReferenceD4582/3/1-7,18,19 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 26392 Bowly
Scope1746-48: letters (21) from Lord Chesterfield
RepositoryThe National Archives
Record ReferenceSP95/99-101 passim link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1749-56: corresp with Lord Holdernesse and Duke of Newcastle
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceEg MSS 3417 passim, 3463 passim
Scope1749-54: letters to Robert Keith
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MSS 35467-78 passim
Scope1750-59: corresp with Duke of Newcastle and Lord Holdernesse
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MSS 32824-98 passim
Scope1730-43: letters to Thomas Robinson
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MSS 23780-815 passim
Scope1739-54: corresp with Walter Titley
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceEg MSS 2686-94 passim

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