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Ferryland, Avalon, Newfoundland, to an unidentified correspondent, Letter : 1629 Aug. 18.

Author: George Calvert Baltimore, Baron; Francis Cottington Cottington, Baron
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Holograph signed, in which Lord Baltimore informs his correspondent, assumed to have been Sir Francis Cottington, of his intention to go to Virginia, where "I ... may yet do the King and my country more service ... by planting of tobacco"; he also discusses financial provisions made for certain of his children.
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Genre/Form: Letters
Named Person: George Calvert Baltimore, Baron; Francis Cottington Cottington, Baron
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: George Calvert Baltimore, Baron; Francis Cottington Cottington, Baron
OCLC Number: 122606391
Notes: On 2 sheets, each 26 x 37 cm. folded to 26 x 19 cm.
Accompanied by typescript transcription (4 folded sheets) and clippings from reference works relating to the Calvert family.
Description: 1 item (8 p.) ; 26 cm.

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Holograph signed, in which Lord Baltimore informs his correspondent, assumed to have been Sir Francis Cottington, of his intention to go to Virginia, where "I ... may yet do the King and my country more service ... by planting of tobacco"; he also discusses financial provisions made for certain of his children.

For discussion, transcription and facsimile, cf. "Tobacco or codfish: Lord Baltimore makes his choice," by Lawrence C. Wroth, in: Bulletin of The New York Public Library, v. 58, no. 11 (Nov. 1954), p. 523-534.

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