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MS 5/6 - MS 5/9 Cope family papers

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight collections of Sir William Cope (1812-92), twelfth Baronet, of Bramshill, Hampshire, were bequeathed to the Hartley Institution in 1892. The manuscripts listed here fall into several categories:

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MS 5/6 Orderly book of Major John Mordaunt Cope (1731-70, eighth Baronet) of the North Hampshire Militia, giving the orders for each day, the place where the regiment was stationed and the parole for the day, 1 Jan 1760 - 31 Dec 1760

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MS 5/7 Orderly book of Lieutenant Colonel John Mordaunt Cope of the North Hampshire Militia, 1 Jan 1761 - 31 Dec 1761

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MS 5/8 Letter from J.C.Johnson, publisher of the Hampshire chronicle, to Sir William Cope, about Mr Davis and the bookselling trade in Winchester some forty years previously, 9 Jan 1882

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MS 5/9 A copy of Sir William H.Cope Bramshill: its history and architecture (London, n.d. c.1889), with a letter of 13 Jul 1889 from Cope to Cecil George Savile Foljambe, presenting the book to him. Included are two letters from Granville Leveson Gower to Foljambe, 1889, about the Cope family and printing London parish registers, together with a pedigree of the Copes.

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Formerly A94

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