|Document Reference||Pw V 126|
|Title||Volume 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. |
|Content Description||Volume 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'.
|ReprodnNote||Volumes 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 Description||Quarto volume|
Contemporary foliation, 1 to 118, does not include 3 blank folios preceding the copied text and 49 blank folios after the text.
|Condition||Condition of paper is good; condition of binding - spine is loose at the head and the tail|
|Descriptive Features||Watermark, 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'.
|Watermark||Horn (crowned shield)|
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|Code||PersonName||Dates of existence|
|NA905||Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 1762||1738-1809|