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Autograph letter signed to R. B. Sheridan, Winchester

From: Sheridan papers

Autograph letter signed to R. B. Sheridan, Winchester

From: Sheridan papers

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Creator: Milner, John, 1752-1826
Other Creator: Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816
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Date: 1800 June
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Abstract:
Reviews the situation of Roman Catholics in England and the reasons for their opposition to the Catholic bill in Parliament.
Physical Description:
1 folder (8 p.) ; 23 cm.
Host Note:
The papers include correspondence, memoranda, speech drafts, copies of acts, and printed material relating to Sheridan's Parliamentary career. Materials on the union with Ireland and Catholic emancipation include a letter from John Milner, Bishop of Castabala; memoranda in Sheridan's hand; annotated copies of the proposed Disabilities Act of 1800 and of "The Substance of the Speech of the Marquis Wellesley"; and a survey of heads of Catholic religious communities in England. Sheridan's backing of the Prince Regent is documented in letters to George IV and Lord Holland; speeches and speech drafts; and papers relating to the refurbishing of Carlton House in the late 1780s, including inventories of new furniture.
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Box 1
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Folder 11
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Curatorial Area: James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University
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Object ID: 10267735
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