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Letter to Servant Cokeram

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1733

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of a single letter, evidently addressed to a servant named Cokeram, informing him that "the quene surely wilbe hear with out fayle at on[e] of the cloke," [sic], and instructing him to send suitable provisions as quickly as possible. The letter is undated, the spelling archaic, and the handwriting very difficult to decipher.

Dates

  • no date; possibly 1600s

Biographical/Historical note

Servant possibly in Elizabethan England.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 letter)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Letter from unknown writer to his servant Cokeram, instructing to provide provisions for an impending visit by the queen. Undated.

Physical Location

W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Provenance

Gift of Wade Hall, 2004

General

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Processed by

Donnelly Lancaster/John Beeler, 2005

Source

Title
Guide to the Letter to Servant Cokeram
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
April 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500