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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 1243

Richard Cromwell letters to Dorothy Major Cromwell


Letters to Dorothy Major Cromwell from her husband, English Lord Protector Richard Cromwell.


  • 1691-1705

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.


.1 linear feet (1 volume)

The recipient is addressed as "Madam" and "Dear Heart" and is probably Robert Cromwell's wife. The recipient was formerly identified as Elizabeth Cromwell (Robert Cromwell's mother), but she died in 1665.

Biographical / Historical

Richard Cromwell was the Lord Protector of England and eldest surviving son of Oliver Cromwell.


Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

65M-125. Purchased with the Lincoln fund; received: 1966 February 16.

Cromwell, Richard, 1626-1712. Richard Cromwell letters to Dorothy Major Cromwell, 1691-1705: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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Repository Details

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