The Quinn papers: transcripts of correspondence relating to the Bristol discovery voyages to North America in the fifteenth century

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Abstract

The transcription consists of extracts of correspondence deposited by Prof David Beers Quinn (d. 2002) in the Library of Congress. The extracts all relate to, or throw light on, the research by Prof Quinn (formerly of Liverpool University), Dr Alwyn Ruddock (formerly of Birkbeck College, University of London) and Miss Margaret Condon (formerly of The Public Record Office, London). The extracts have been selected because all illuminate the research of these scholars on the Bristol discovery voyages to the North America in the late-fifteenth and early-sixteenth century.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusUnpublished - 22 Jan 2009

Bibliographical note

Additional information: The transcriptions follow the spelling, punctuation and line breaks of the original. Errors made by the letter writers are marked [sic], to distinguish them from any errors the transcriber may have made. The letters were all typed, unless otherwise indicated.

Contributor: Library of Congress, USA
Contributor (Other): Quinn, David Beers
Contributor (Other): Ruddock, Alwyn
Contributor (Other): Condon, Margaret
Contributor (Other): Ralph, Elizabeth
Other identifier: ‘David B. Quinn Papers’, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Keywords

  • North America
  • Bristol
  • Discovery voyages
  • Alwyn Ruddock
  • John Cabot
  • correspondence
  • David Beers Quinn
  • Margaret Condon

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