Document ReferencePw V 126
TitleVolume containing abstracts of European treaties and commentary on political events from 1678-1748 in the hand of W.H.C. Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland; n.d. [1759]
Date1759 (c)
Extent170 ff
Content DescriptionVolume contains continuous narrative on European political events from 1678 to 1748 with abstracts of and commentaries on treaties connected with these events; written on recto of each folio with verso blank; includes occasional notes on verso relating to details in the text including references to books on which this work is based.

Dated from flyleaf which reads 'March 1859'.
Termpolitics, Europe
ReprodnNoteVolumes from Pw V cannot be photographed by readers with their own camera or device, but reprographic copies can be supplied for educational and private study purposes only.
Physical DescriptionQuarto volume
Contemporary foliation, 1 to 118, does not include 3 blank folios preceding the copied text and 49 blank folios after the text.
ConditionCondition of paper is good; condition of binding - spine is loose at the head and the tail
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark, Post Horn within crowned, ornate shield with a small beehive suspended from the shield, and the name C & I Honing below the beehive, approx. 115 x 80 mm.

Countermark, letters IV, approx. 12 x 24 mm

Fine, slender italic script in the very high and very low stems.

Marble paper on pasteboard; on upper cover it is written in black ink 'Duke of Portland. Welbeck'.
WatermarkHorn (crowned shield)
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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
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